Trauma-Informed Care and
Adverse Childhood Experiences

Trauma-Informed Care explores the integrative organizational approach to engaging individuals with histories of traumatic experiences.

According to the SAMHSA Gains Center, whose mission is to “educate criminal justice professionals about the impact of trauma and how to develop trauma-informed responses,” the following definition of trauma-informed care is provided within the framework of the criminal justice and behavioral health system.

After this session, attendees will:

1) Discuss the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma.
2) Learn how TIC is integrated into current best practice used by treatment providers.
3) Identify strategies for integrating TIC into participants' everyday practices.
4) Receive an overview of Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care.

Certifications and cost

Attendees will earn 3 hours of Continuing Education. Certificates are sent by email within 30 days after the training concludes. Please choose the type you require during registration. If no CE type is selected, attendees will be sent a NAADAC certificate.

NAADAC - Addictions Counseling certificate, which is typically accepted by most licensing and certification bodies. 
NASW AZ - Approved by National Association of Social Workers, Arizona Chapter. 
APA - The Training Institute-Southwest Behavioral Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
NBCC - The Training Institute-Southwest Behavioral Health has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6368.

You can find additional information here

Registration fee is $59. Student Registration: Enrolled students may receive a discount. 

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Please note that this training occurs online, via the ZOOM Meetings Platform. Login links are sent via email the week before the training. Please log in through the link provided at least 15 minutes in advance of the event start time so you can get situated, and troubleshoot if needed.