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Trauma And Trauma Informed Care CE Courses for Social Workers


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Traumatic Grief: Where Trauma and Grief Intersect
Presented by Lisa Zoll, MSW, LCSW, Leslie Davila, MS
Course: #1046Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course explores sudden, tragic, and/or unexpected loss through the lenses of trauma and grief and how they intersect under the definition of traumatic grief. In addition, this course identifies clinical approaches/concepts that can be applied to traumatic grief.

Disenfranchised Trauma: The Impact on Indirect Victims
Presented by Lisa Zoll, MSW, LCSW, Leslie Davila, MS
Course: #1003Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will focus on disenfranchised trauma. Trauma, like grief, may also go unacknowledged and/or invalidated because the person who is traumatized (e.g., sexual assault, domestic violence) may fear that others will not understand, or that others may minimize their traumatic experience. When this trauma impact is unacknowledged, it can become disenfranchised.

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence: What it is, how to assess for it, and how to intervene
Presented by Kim Anderson, PhD, MSSW, LCSW, Katrinna M. Matthews, DSW, MEd, LAPSW
Course: #1004Level: Intermediate2.5 Hours
This two part course is designed to provide an overview of intimate partner violence (IPV), its causes, the prevalence, and its impact on victims as well as children. In addition, this course explores elder abuse and discusses social work assessment for IPV and elder abuse and intervention strategies.

Intimate Partner Violence: The Basics
Presented by Katrinna M. Matthews, DSW, MEd, LAPSW
Course: #1001Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course defines Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and reviews how IPV manifests in relationships and how social workers should assess for IPV and intervene with both victims and perpetrators. This course also addresses elder abuse and assessing and intervening with elder abuse.

Coping with Grief During the Holidays
Presented by Tami J. Micsky, DSW, MSSA, LSW, CT
Course: #162Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will help you to gain a foundational understanding of a broad spectrum of loss. This course will guide participants in recognizing the role of triggers, anniversary reactions, and the “clash of feelings” often experienced during the holidays. Finally, participants will learn practical tips and activities for coping with grief during the holidays.

Treating Trauma In Clients With Substance Use Disorders: Why Trauma Informed Treatment Should Be the Standard of Care
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
Course: #107Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will describe the relationship between trauma and substance use. We will review common treatments for trauma and introduce new methods from recent neuroscience research.

Social Work Practice with Clients Impacted by HIV/AIDS: Addressing Trauma, PTSD, Assessment, & Social Support
Presented by Kryss Shane, MS, MSW, LSW, LMSW
Course: #143Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Every social worker will encounter clients who are impacted by HIV/AIDS. This course will focus on addressing the trauma and PTSD associated with HIV/AIDs and will examine assessment tools and social supports and community resources.

Understanding and Treating Collective Trauma in the Age of Covid-19
Presented by Tiffany Hall, MS, LMFT
Course: #117Level: Advanced1 Hour
In this course, participants will learn about collective trauma and its effects on individuals during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Participants will be able to identify various types of traumatic responses and clinical interventions to treat them.

Understanding Latinx Immigration through a Trauma-informed Lens
Presented by Mary L. Held, PhD, LCSW
Course: #116Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course details key sources of stress and potential trauma during the Latinx immigration journey and settlement in the United States. Symptoms of trauma and the application of trauma-informed principles are applied to understanding and serving Latinx immigrants.

A Pandemic of Loss: Coping with Grief
Presented by Tami J. Micsky, DSW, MSSA, LSW, CT
Course: #96Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will help you understand and normalize grief responses related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and includes a discussion of ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief. Participants will become familiar with the Dual Process Model of Grief and be able to utilize it for planning effective interventions.