A WINDOW BETWEEN WORLDS

A Leader In Creativity & Wellness Since 1991


A Window Between Worlds (AWBW), supports hundreds of direct service organizations across the country to incorporate creative expression into their work with trauma survivors.


Our training in facilitating art as a tool for transformation and healing, along with our library of curriculum and ongoing support, strengthens our program partners’ ability to better assist the individuals and communities they serve. Our on-demand offerings can support you in building and strengthening your foundational knowledge of art workshop facilitation.


AWBW also hosts live virtual trainings throughout the year — a unique experience like no other! Our next one takes place on March 16-17th, 2023.

A Window Between Worlds (AWBW), supports hundreds of direct service organizations across the country to incorporate creative expression into their work with trauma survivors.


Our training in facilitating art as a tool for transformation and healing, along with our library of curriculum and ongoing support, strengthens our program partners’ ability to better assist the individuals and communities they serve. Our on-demand offerings can support you in building and strengthening your foundational knowledge of art workshop facilitation.


AWBW also hosts live virtual trainings throughout the year — a unique experience like no other! Our next one takes place on March 16-17th, 2023.


ON-DEMAND WINDOWS FACILITATOR TRAINING

Our Foundational Philosophy & Framework presented by AWBW Staff & Consultants


When you take our full on-demand Windows Facilitator Training, you join our collaborative nationwide network of 700+ art workshop facilitators.



What you'll experience in the training:


  • Presentations by licensed clinicians on trauma-informed care, intersectionality, vicarious trauma, and oppression as a form of trauma

  • Four hands-on art workshops — facilitated by two licensed therapists, AWBW Founder, and our Director of Training — giving you the opportunity to experience healing through creative expression as a participant 

  • A deeper understanding of the value of the creative process, how to build safety and connection with your participants, and the practice of listening

  • Tips for facilitating with different age groups, including working with familiess

  • Familiarizing yourself with the AWBW model and resources available to you

  • Breathing and grounding exercises


Benefits of joining our network of Windows Facilitators:


  • Trauma-informed training in strengths-based facilitation tools to use with clients addressing themes such as safety, communication, healthy boundaries, agency, empowerment, resilience, self-regulation and more

  • Access to our growing curriculum of over 600 therapeutic art workshops for use with a variety of ages and communities and discounts on art supplies

  • Opportunities to learn and innovate on best practices in collaboration with peers across the country and abroad working with a variety of populations and healing modalities

  • Invitations to attend free professional development trainings throughout the year on topics including vicarious trauma, self-care, anti-racism, and more


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Presented by AWBW Staff, Consultants & Windows Facilitators, Tiombe Wallace, MFT & Sherisa Dahlgren, MFT


All courses below are included in Windows Facilitator Training above.