Trauma-informed care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. This training is designed as a practical overview and will cover Trauma-Informed Care from the perspectives of how to create strengths-based environments and practices that allow for participant/survivor empowerment.
The objectives are:
- To increase understanding and awareness of the impact of trauma;
- Develop trauma-informed responses;
- Explore the prevalence of trauma in special populations, including criminal justice clients, veterans, and women; and to
- Provide strategies and resources for developing and implementing trauma-informed policies.
This training meets established standards for 12 OASAS education hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal only), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP initial Section 4 and renewal) and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS renewal only). Social Work credit hours have been approved for this training. Participants are required to attend the full 12 hours of the training, in order to receive a certificate of completion. There will be no tuition charge for this training.
Who Should Attend
This interactive training is tailored for professionals who provide direct care in substance abuse treatment, mental health and criminal justice settings including clinical supervisory staff.
How to Apply
Complete and submit the application via fax or email by Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
Training flyer, event contact and additional information for Trauma-Informed Care: Creating an Awareness Perspective.