Trauma-informed Care

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     February 12, 2024
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     February 19, 2024
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     February 26, 2024
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     March 20, 2024
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     March 27, 2024
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     April 3, 2024
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     April 8, 2024
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     April 15, 2024
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     April 22, 2024
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     May 15, 2024
     1:00 pm - 5:20 pm
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     May 22, 2024
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     May 29, 2024
     1:00 pm - 5:20 pm

Discover the essential skills and knowledge needed to integrate a trauma-informed approach into your work and daily life with this 3-day, 13-hour online course (NCBTMB/NY/FL CE-approved). Designed for both practitioners working with clients experiencing trauma and individuals seeking a deeper understanding of trauma, this course offers a blend of expert insights and practical exercises.

Course Overview

Over the course of three days, you will delve into the neurological and psychological foundations of shock and developmental trauma. Learn to recognize and respond to trauma with relational skills that prevent re-traumatization by fostering implicit safety, intersubjectivity, and client agency. Interactive exercises in breakout rooms will ensure you gain practical, real-world skills, while two 1-hour prerequisite videos by Dr. Mark Olson provide foundational knowledge before the live sessions.

Topics Covered

  • Neuroscience, Trauma, and Implicit Safety
  • Shock Trauma and Autonomic First Aid Skills
  • Developmental Trauma and Therapeutic Relationship Skills
  • Common Factors in Therapeutic Settings
  • Somatic Psychology and Retraumatization
  • Supporting and Accepting Client Defenses
  • Colluding vs. Cheerleading vs. Agency

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of a trauma-informed approach.
  • Explain how trauma relates to their work practice.
  • Define implicit safety and its importance.
  • Differentiate between shock and developmental trauma.
  • Identify responses to shock trauma.
  • Apply Autonomic First Aid practices for shock trauma responses.
  • Discuss the relationships between trauma, pain, and neuromuscular patterns.
  • Understand the value of supporting a person’s defenses.
  • Explain the concept of foreclosure and its implications in interactions.
  • Recognize the function of survival styles and their manifestations.
  • Articulate the importance of setting goals when working with people in trauma theory terms.
  • Differentiate between cheerleading, colluding, and promoting agency.
  • Identify ineffective or re-traumatizing strategies for responding to developmental trauma.

Course Highlights

  • Expert Instruction: Learn from Dr. Mark Olson, a leading expert in trauma and psychology.
  • Interactive Exercises: Participate in practical exercises to develop real-world skills.
  • Comprehensive Content: Cover a wide range of topics essential for trauma-informed care.
  • Prerequisite Materials: Gain foundational knowledge through two 1-hour videos before the live sessions.

Who Should Enroll

This course is perfect for:

  • Healthcare professionals working with trauma-affected clients.
  • Therapists and counselors seeking to deepen their trauma-informed practices.
  • Individuals interested in understanding trauma and its effects.
  • Anyone looking to enhance their ability to support those affected by trauma with informed, compassionate care.

Join us to enhance your ability to support those affected by trauma with informed, compassionate care. Whether you’re a healthcare professional or simply interested in the topic, this course provides invaluable tools and insights for fostering healing and resilience.