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SAMHSA Trauma Informed Care (DA2370)


Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, COPS-KT, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Related, NAADAC, RNs


Credit Hours: 2


Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course is SAMHSA's (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Guidelines for applying Trauma-Informed strategic initiatives to individuals or communities affected by traumatic life experiences.

These guidelines demonstrate implementing trauma care approaches in behavioral therapies and utilizing support systems with trained professionals promoting better patient outcomes in a stronger, financial society.



Course Objectives

  1. Recognize various forms of individual traumatic life experiences and a growing need for trauma-informed care approaches that support recovery processes.

  2. Develop organizational, trauma-informed approaches for individuals and communities impacted by traumatic life events.

  3. Educate and train multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals to maximize support resources and promote effective teamwork to assist people experiencing trauma symptoms.

  4. Implement trauma-informed approaches for better client or community recovery outcomes and provide support mechanisms for healthcare professionals working on the trauma event frontlines.

  5. Monitor implemented systems and assess with follow-ups for continuing support services promoting better recovery outcomes.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction

  2. Purpose and Approach: Developing a Framework for Trauma and a Trauma-Informed Approach

  3. Background: Trauma - Where We Are and How We Got Here

  4. SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma

  5. SAMHSA's Trauma-Informed Approach: Key Assumptions and Principles

  6. Guidance for Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach

  7. Next Steps: Trauma in the Context of Community

  8. Conclusion

  9. Endnotes

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Course Price

$16.00

Customer Testimonial

Another great course. Well written with lots of valuable information that will carry over to my practice.
Patricia H.