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Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services-Quick Guide for Clinicians

About the Course:

This course exams trauma and its impacts. It is based on TIP 27. It includes: trauma and substance use disorders, trauma and mental disorders, trauma-informed treatment principles, types of trauma, characteristics of trauma, common experiences and responses to trauma, screening and assessment, trauma-informed treatment objectives and strategies, and making referrals from trauma-informed to trauma specific services.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services-Quick Guide for Clinicians created by SAMHSA in 2014.

Publication Date:

2014

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

SAMHSA authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman
Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge the correlation between trauma and substance abuse, as well as mental disorders.
  2. Identify common experience and responses to trauma.
  3. Summarize the trauma informed treatment objectives and strategies.

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Course Number 102612
1.75 CE credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $10.45
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