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A Critical Look At Intergenerational Trauma and Substance Misuse: Implications for Prevention

About the Course:

This SAMHSA webinar offers an introduction to intergenerational trauma and its link to substance misuse. This course explores ways for prevention practitioners to support and implement trauma-informed prevention approaches.

This course is based on the article, A Critical Look at Intergenerational Trauma and Substance Misuse: Implications for Prevention created by SAMHSA in 2018.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Authors

Karina Forrest-Perkins

Karina Forrest-Perkins is a Trauma Research Expert and CAPT Associate. CAPT is SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies.

Gisela Rots

Gisela Rots is the CAPT Coordinator, Northeast Resource Team.

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist

Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the prevention and treatment of substance use/misuse/addiction. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define and identify how intergenerational trauma evolves.

  2. Understand and discuss the connections between intergenerational trauma and substance misuse.

  3. Identify and discuss trauma-informed approaches to preventing substance misuse and substance use disorders.

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Course Number 102692
1 credit hour
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