Amy Yillik, Ed.D.

Dr Amy has served in the field of education since 1994. Her passion for understanding and helping individuals become their best selves is inspired by her own personal overcoming of trauma, addiction and mental illness. She has considered Central Oregon home since 1988 where she currently works as a systems-level consultant with Cultures of Care, teaches for USC in Rossier’s School Counseling program and regularly presents at local, state and national conferences on a variety of psychoeducational and trauma-invested topics.

Dr. Yillik attended Central Oregon Community College, earned her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Washington, her M.Ed in School Counseling and her Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Seattle Pacific University. She is a Licensed School Psychologist and Counselor, Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist, A Certified Trauma Specialist, A CONNECT Trainer, and a Happy Teacher Revolution facilitator, to name a few areas of her expertise. Her personal wellness plan includes activities such as spending time with her 3 children, husband, extended family and friends, beading, crocheting, singing, playing the guitar, embroidering, being in nature, hunting, traveling, scuba diving, skiing, reading and enjoying her home and her animals.

Trauma 101

January 17th, 2022
10:00–11:30 AM
Tuesday, January 26 10:00–11:30 am

Participants will understand the significant impact of trauma and toxic stress on child development and learning.

Participants will learn research-based trauma-responsive strategies and interventions that can be implemented immediately and are best practices for working with all youth.

Trauma-responsive work tends to be heavy-hearted; participants will learn wellness strategies to combat compassion fatigue and burnout.
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