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CE Type: 
SW
PCB
CPRP
APA
IACET
# of CE's: 
6.0
0.6 IACET CE's

This introductory course provides practitioners with basic information about the impact of childhood abuse/violence and trauma on adults. Trauma-informed strategies for interacting with and supporting persons impacted by trauma are presented, emphasizing safety, resilience and collaboration.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss the impact of childhood abuse and trauma in individuals’ lives;
  2. Describe the physiological impact that traumatic stress can have;
  3. List procedures, practices and environmental factors in behavioral health treatment and service settings that can inadvertently re-traumatize individuals;
  4. Summarize basic principles & elements of trauma-informed behavioral health practice;
  5. Discuss trauma-informed strategies that can be used by individual behavioral health staff.
Intended Audience: 

The course is designed for staff at all levels in behavioral health and other human servicesParticipants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.

Instructional Level: 

Introductory

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.