United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ)
recognizes the importance of professional development in the nonprofit
sector. Since 2010, UWGPSNJ has supported thousands of individuals and over
1,500 organizations in training related to emotional health, relational health,
preventing violence, group facilitation skills and increased awareness of the impact
Due to your ongoing interest and participation in UWGPSNJ sponsored
professional development opportunities through Lakeside Global Institute (LGI),
we want to make you aware of a funding change. UWGPSNJ acknowledges that
there is never a perfect time to step back from supporting a resource. They are
confident that trauma-informed care has a strong foothold in the Greater
Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region and, in the coming year, are reducing
the amount of funding they provide for this type of training through Lakeside
Global Institute in order to increase support for other emerging areas of their
The following training will be covered by UWGPSNJ for the coming year:
- If you began your coursework (Enhancing Trauma Awareness) between July
2021 and June 2022, you will be contacted directly by LGI to register for the next
course in the series (Deepening Trauma Awareness).
- If you met requirements and completed the second course (Deepening Trauma
Awareness) between July 2021 and June 2022, you will be contacted directly by
LGI to register for the final course in the series (Applying Trauma Principles).
- Trauma 10x Workshop Series for nonprofit staff in the Greater Philadelphia
region. Six workshops will be available in summer and fall 2022, you can register
The mission and vision of LGI remain strong and continue to grow throughout
Pennsylvania. Given the ongoing importance of our collective work, we encourage
you to reach out directly to LGI for information about available training to support
your professional development objectives.
To contact LGI, please email Beth Hall.