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WAFCA-CE Training A Healthier, More Regulated YOU = Healthier, More Regulated Clients
Thursday, October 08, 2020, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
Category: WAFCA CE Training

Workshop Description:  Are you feeling more fatigued than ever, working longer hours in your helping profession?

Do you feel less patient, more overwhelmed, too tired to do things, sleep deprived, less healthy in your eating habits?  Come to this training and feel the validation and support of your experience!  You will assess your symptoms of compassion fatigue and develop a thorough treatment plan for improving your wellness and energy/stress management. Attend this energizing presentation and experience some simple yet powerful ways to improve your mental, physical and emotional energy.  Additionally, you will experience a wealth of somatic tools for regulating yourself and for teaching your clients. 

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess where you are expending your energy mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
  2. Develop a wellness plan for managing your symptoms and your energy more effectively.
  3. Define the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, window of tolerance, and the vagus nerve.
  4. Learn and practice concrete, somatic tools for regulation.  
About the Presenter:

Kelli Underwood, LCSW, is a speaker, consultant and psychotherapist.  Ms. Underwood received a master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University in1996.  She was the Director of Child and Family Programs and a psychotherapist at the Center for Contextual Change (C.C.C.) in Chicago, a nationally renowned trauma treatment center, for fifteen years.  At the C.C.C., Kelli treated children, adolescents, adults and families impacted by all types of traumatic experiences.  She trained and consulted with area clinicians, residential facilities, childcare providers, schools, and various agencies treating youth, adults, and families who have experienced trauma.  She was an adjunct faculty member at the University of Chicago’s Master’s in Social Work Program for seven years.   In 2013, Kelli moved to North Carolina and launched her own business providing speaking, consulting and psychotherapy.   She is a behavioral and mental health consultant to the three school districts across North Carolina.  She conducts numerous trainings on a variety of topics surrounding trauma, bullying, mental health issues, healthy sexuality, and compassion fatigue to healthcare professionals, educators, students and parents.  She trains therapists on Transformative Insight Imagery, a holistic treatment technique.  Kelli also consults on organizational change, providing dynamic training experiences on wellness, stress management, and team building.


WAFCA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6778. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. WAFCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Visit the WAFCA-CE registration page for more information on fees and policies. 

Wisconsin Association of Family & Children's Agencies (WAFCA)
16 N Carroll St, #750

Madison, WI 53703  (608) 257-5939 


Contact: Rachel Kruse: [email protected], 608.257.5939