Entries by Andi Fetzner

Webinar- Resilience Boost: It StARTs With You

Get back in touch with hope, creativity, and the joy that brought you to be a helper in the first place. No extra supplies needed, just a pen and paper. This workshop will introduce It StARTS With You, a partnership between Origins Training and A Creative Leap focusing on using art to support the cultivation of resilience in helping professionals. Join us for a hands-on 60 minute workshop to discover how this series can bring the joy back into your work and life.

Webinar: Navigating the Journey Through Implementing Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma-informed care (TIC) offers a way for organizations to start building a resilient organizational culture by understanding the impact of toxic stress and resilience on both patients and staff, then leverage that understanding to improve organizational culture and practices. Within community health, TIC provides a critical foundation for integrating screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

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Origins Training & Consulting Awarded ACEs Aware Grant

  DECEMBER 7, 2020  |  PRESS RELEASE Origins Training & Consulting has received grant funds from the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG) and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to participate in the state’s ACEs Aware initiative. In partnership with Eisner Health, Origins  will be developing a practice  paper to share learnings […]

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Changemakers: 3 Questions With Kamakshi Hart & Andi Fetzner

The past, the present, and the future are unique to each of us and that journey has brought us to where we are today. You may be reflecting on this present moment and wondering, “Where do I fit in the creation of a new normal? Am I a changemaker?” In this interview, you will get to know Kamakshi Hart MA, the creator of Origin’s latest course for personal and professional development, The Changemaker. As Andi and Kamakshi share experiences about awareness, mindfulness, and non-linear healing, you will learn more about the people behind the trainings here at Origins.

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Throwback Thursday: It’s been a heck of a journey!

It was on a chilly Fall day after a long, hot summer in Arizona that I boarded the plane to San Francisco attend the 2016 ACESCONNECTION conference. I think of this day and the day I first learned about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study  as days that I will never forget- days that changed my life. I was (and continue to be) passionate about work in the trauma-informed space.

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Root Your Culture in Values and Watch it Grow

“Change culture and you change lives. You can also change the course of history. Many well-meaning social activists overlook this essential fact. They focus relentlessly on strategy, but strategy means nothing to our bodies and our lizard brains. When strategy competes with culture, culture wins–every time.”
~Resmaa Menakem, My Grandmother’s Hands No one can dispute Valorie Kondos Field’s record of winning.