My Services

Speaking

Provide an inspirational, educational presentation to your audience about nature’s intent for parenting and educating or about childhood developmental trauma by hosting Laurie A. Couture at your conference.

Laurie’s presentations are dynamic, interactive, resourceful, and visually engaging. She will adapt the information so that it is appropriate to your industry and the population of youths that you serve.

Upon request, especially if your program deals with foster care, adoption, or suicide prevention, Laurie will share her son, Brycen’s story with your audience.

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Training

Intensively train your staff and direct-service providers with Laurie A. Couture’s whole-child approach to serving children and youths (ages 0-21+) with academic, socio-emotional, legal, or behavioral healthcare needs.

Laurie will provide guidance to assist you to:

  • Evolve your program to incorporate developmental appropriateness and trauma-informed practice for children and youths, or…
  • Transform your program from trauma-informed to trauma-competent by adding neuro-somatic and attachment repair specialties.
  • Build and link referral networks into your program for addressing crisis and meeting the overlooked holistic needs of youths and their families.
  • Develop competencies for meeting the unique needs of boys, adoptees, and children on the autism spectrum.
  • Facilitate remarkable and lasting healing in the youths and families you serve.

Do you need trauma-informed training modules, group activities, and reading materials for your staff? Laurie develops fun, engaging, and informative activities, games, or modules that inspire self-reflection, personal growth, and professional competence in your staff. Facilitators receive step-by-step instructions for simple activity set up and facilitation of small or large groups.

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Consulting

Laurie A. Couture provides intensive 1:1 or small team guidance for transforming your program and services with Laurie’s whole-child approach to serving children and youths (ages 0-21+) with academic, socio-emotional, legal, or behavioral healthcare needs.

Laurie will provide guidance to assist you to:

  • Evolve your program to incorporate developmental appropriateness and trauma-informed  practice for children and youths, or…
  • Transform your program from trauma-informed to trauma-competent by adding neuro-somatic and attachment repair specialties.
  • Build and link referral networks into your program for addressing crisis and meeting the overlooked holistic needs of youths and their families.
  • Develop competencies for meeting the unique needs of boys, adoptees, and children on the autism spectrum.
  • Facilitate remarkable and lasting healing in the youths and families you serve.

Depending upon the needs of your program, consulting can include one or more of the following: 1:1 strategizing and problem-solving for difficult or stuck cases, real-time guidance, observations of staff-youth interactions, staff-shadowing, reading materials, and the option for providing your staff with confidential, 1:1 follow up strategy sessions. (Strict adherence to HIPAA laws will be required).

Is a staff members’ own trauma getting in the way of providing a sensitive, nurturing response to traumatized children, youths, or their family members? Laurie can provide 1:1 consulting and assist your human resources department in confidential, trauma-informed referrals for support services for such staff.

Contact Laurie for a quote and to discuss your specific needs.

Research Reports

Laurie A. Couture provides leading-edge research reports that are invaluable for the following purposes:

  • To quicky educate staff, partner programs, board members, or stakeholders about childhood developmental trauma and attachment problems
  • To inform trauma-competent and attachment-focused program development
  • To support enhancing and expanding trauma-competent service repertoires
  • To educate community funding sources and grant makers about the need for a neuro-somatic and holistic approach to childhood developmental trauma

Reports are written in an engaging style using bullet points, graphics, lists, and quotes. An extensive reference list is included. Reports are personalized with your colors and logo and are compiled in a high-quality, attractive PDF document ready for printing and binding—or, small orders can be printed and bound for you.

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