Trauma-Informed Services Certificate of Completion
This program is a series of workshops designed to increase skills in providing services to clients and organizations affected by trauma. The target audience includes staff at all levels of mental health, addictions, corrections, domestic violence, educational and other human service organizations. By participating in this program, peer mentors, case managers, clinicians, policy makers, and administrators will benefit from increasing skills and awareness of necessary core competencies in trauma-informed service provision and administration.
Infused throughout the curriculum are the core values of:
- Facilitating recovery and hope
- Universal precaution with the effects of trauma
- Awareness and acceptance of diversity
- Clinician self-understanding and care
- Access for students with a variety of educational backgrounds
This program consists of nine days of workshops in core subject areas, including the foundations of trauma informed treatment, trauma informed services across the lifespan and with diverse populations, the interpersonal neurobiology of trauma, organizational resilience, vicarious traumatization and self care, and suicide prevention and intervention (see program schedule). Additional core training in crisis intervention is also offered along with electives in several complementary subject areas. Workshops may be taken individually or added together for the 12 days required to complete the certificate program. To request a certificate of completion, click here.