Foundations (Part 1)
Intermediate | Clinical Interventions
1.50-2.00 CE Credits | 2 Hrs. 4 Min
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About the Course
This course introduces the foundations of Trauma-Informed Care. Practitioners learn definitions and key concepts of a trauma-informed care approach. They also gain context for the importance of this approach by learning the basics of defining trauma, its prevalence, and the impact a trauma history has on their clients. This course provides a firm foundation before learning about the principles and practice of trauma-informed care. The intended audience for this course includes the healthcare team and behavioral health providers.
Estimated Course Length: 2 Hours 4 Mins.
Course Modules: 2 modules consisting of a mixed media approach with roleplays, video interviews with subject matter experts, animation explainer videos, knowledge games, and more
Refresher Videos: 17 provider videos to highlight key concepts & course related videos to be shared with clients to enhance learning
Downloadable PDFs: 6 downloadable PDFs expanding on relevant course topics
Target Audience: Mental Health Practitioners, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychologists, Mental Healthcare Students, Healthcare Team, Case Managers, Coaches, Social Workers
Level of Instruction: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Self-paced; interactive; hybrid of audio, text, video, and learning checks
Accessibility Accommodations: Color contrast; transcripts of video components; closed captioning of audio and video components. In order to request further accessibility accommodations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
After completing this course, you will be able to describe and employ the following:
Define trauma and summarize the impact and prevalence in populations seeking healthcare.
Explain the necessity of trauma awareness and the rationale for care that is universally trauma-informed.
Demonstrate the application of trauma awareness to patient care.
Course Activities for CE Credits: ≥ 2 hrs. 4 min
Pre-Course Assessment (~5 minutes) [EXCLUDED FROM ACTIVITIES FOR NBCC & CAMFT CREDIT]
Module 1: Introduction and Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care (~23 minutes)
Module 2: Trauma Awareness (~1 hour)
Post-Course Assessment (~10 minutes) [EXCLUDED FROM ACTIVITIES FOR NBCC & CAMFT CREDIT]
Course Activities Not for CE Credits:
Participant Evaluation (~10 minutes)
(OPTIONAL) Supplementary Videos for Learner and Learner’s Clients