Trauma-Informed Practice: Facilitating Post-Traumatic Growth and Recovery: Fall 2021

Trauma-Informed Practice: Facilitating Post-Traumatic Growth and Recovery: Fall 2021

About this course

Using a trauma-informed, strengths-based, recovery-oriented approach is vital to providing effective health and behavioral health services. This course will include an overview of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual-communal impact of trauma, principles and practices of a trauma-informed approach, proactive ways to support post-traumatic growth and recovery, and strategies to reduce the impact of secondary traumatic stress and burnout risk factors experienced by staff. 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the difference between acute and developmental trauma
  • Give three examples of how trauma impacts people’s health and well-being
  • Describe four elements of the mindset and heart-set of trauma-informed practice
  • Give two examples of ways to facilitate post-traumatic growth
  • Describe three strategies for organizations to become more trauma-informed
  • Identify three ways to promote personal resilience and renewal

Meet the Instructors 

Ken Kraybill, MSW, has worked with healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness, and housing for more than 35 years. Ken has 18 years of experience working as a behavioral health practitioner in homeless services. For the past two decades, he has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online training nationally on topics including motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, outreach and engagement, case management, critical time intervention, and supervision. He is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

Ann Marie Roepke, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, trainer, and consultant. She has provided training, consulting, and coaching services to diverse audiences on topics including resilience, self-care, and burnout prevention; workplace communication; resilient responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and evidence-based practices including CBT and Motivational Interviewing. She has provided over 100 presentations, continuing education trainings, and workshops to professionals serving in various “helping professions.” Dr. Roepke is an active member of the American Psychological Association; the Society of Consulting Psychology; and the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). As a psychotherapist in private practice, she is focused on helping people not only survive, but thrive, in challenging circumstances. Dr. Roepke earned her doctorate in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center. 

Training Facts

  • Date: Thursdays, October 7 - November 4, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:15 PM EST
  • Location: Online meeting room 
  • Subject: Trauma, growth, resilience, renewal 
  • CE credit: 
    • ASWB: 6 hours 
    • NAADAC: 6 hours
    • NBCC: 6 hours
  • Practice level: Beginner to Intermediate

Training Certificates

Certificates of Completion are awarded to participants who attended the entire training day, completed the training evaluation form, and the certificate request form. Six (6) hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through ASWB, NBCC, and NAADAC. Certificates will be emailed directly to participants roughly two weeks after completion of the final webcast.

Accommodations

If you need accommodations for disability, please contact C4’s Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com.  

Grievances 

If you would like to report a complaint, please email Ken Kraybill, C4 trainer, kkraybill@c4innovates.com; or C4 Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com.  


C4 Innovations, Provider #1457, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. C4 Innovations maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 10/17/2020 to 10/17/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.

C4 Innovates has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6576. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. C4 Innovates is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course has been approved by C4 Innovates as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovates is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Course Overview
  • Technology requirements
  • Week 1: Becoming trauma-aware
  • Week 1 Webcast: Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 1
  • Reading: Trauma and Abuse - Entering the Shadows
  • Video: What is trauma?
  • Video: Chad
  • Quiz: Week One
  • Week 2: The pervasive impact of trauma
  • Week 2 Webcast: Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 2
  • Report: Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience (pages 1-21)
  • Report: Findings from the Philadelphia Urban ACE Study
  • Fact Sheet: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Health
  • Video: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime (Nadine Burke Harris)
  • Video: Impact of Trauma on Individuals, Families and Communities
  • Quiz: Week Two
  • Week 3: Trauma-informed principles
  • Week 3 Webcast: Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Reading: The Future Of Healing: Shifting from TIC to Healing Centered Engagement
  • Infographic: 10 Key Ingredients For Trauma-Informed Care
  • Handouts: Week 3
  • Video: What Is Trauma-Informed Care
  • Article: Trauma-Informed Care: Better Care For Everyone
  • Video: Trauma-Informed Care Champions: From Treaters to Healers
  • Worksheet: Principles Of Trauma-Informed Care
  • Reading: Racial Equity and Homelessness
  • Quiz: Week Three
  • Week 4: Facilitating recovery and posttraumatic growth
  • Week 4 Webcast: Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 4
  • Article: Healing from Trauma (pages 4-10)
  • Article: Recovering from Rape and Sexual Trauma
  • Healing Hands: Delivering Trauma-Informed Services
  • Video: Trauma-Informed Care Does Not Have To Be A Burden
  • Video: Recovering from Trauma
  • Report: Instilling Hope, Reclaiming Lives: Recovery Principles In Homelessness Services
  • Reading: Characteristics Of White Supremacy Culture
  • Inventory: Post Traumatic Growth
  • Meta-Analysis: Psychosocial Interventions and Posttraumatic Growth
  • Quiz: Week Four
  • Week 5: Finding resilience and renewal in our work
  • Week 5 Webcast: Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 5
  • Activity: Affectionate Breathing
  • Reading: Healthy Teams
  • Reference Sheet: Strengths-Based Language
  • Quiz: Week Five
  • Course Wrap-Up
  • Additional Resources

About this course

Using a trauma-informed, strengths-based, recovery-oriented approach is vital to providing effective health and behavioral health services. This course will include an overview of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual-communal impact of trauma, principles and practices of a trauma-informed approach, proactive ways to support post-traumatic growth and recovery, and strategies to reduce the impact of secondary traumatic stress and burnout risk factors experienced by staff. 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the difference between acute and developmental trauma
  • Give three examples of how trauma impacts people’s health and well-being
  • Describe four elements of the mindset and heart-set of trauma-informed practice
  • Give two examples of ways to facilitate post-traumatic growth
  • Describe three strategies for organizations to become more trauma-informed
  • Identify three ways to promote personal resilience and renewal

Meet the Instructors 

Ken Kraybill, MSW, has worked with healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness, and housing for more than 35 years. Ken has 18 years of experience working as a behavioral health practitioner in homeless services. For the past two decades, he has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online training nationally on topics including motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, outreach and engagement, case management, critical time intervention, and supervision. He is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

Ann Marie Roepke, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, trainer, and consultant. She has provided training, consulting, and coaching services to diverse audiences on topics including resilience, self-care, and burnout prevention; workplace communication; resilient responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and evidence-based practices including CBT and Motivational Interviewing. She has provided over 100 presentations, continuing education trainings, and workshops to professionals serving in various “helping professions.” Dr. Roepke is an active member of the American Psychological Association; the Society of Consulting Psychology; and the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). As a psychotherapist in private practice, she is focused on helping people not only survive, but thrive, in challenging circumstances. Dr. Roepke earned her doctorate in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center. 

Training Facts

  • Date: Thursdays, October 7 - November 4, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:15 PM EST
  • Location: Online meeting room 
  • Subject: Trauma, growth, resilience, renewal 
  • CE credit: 
    • ASWB: 6 hours 
    • NAADAC: 6 hours
    • NBCC: 6 hours
  • Practice level: Beginner to Intermediate

Training Certificates

Certificates of Completion are awarded to participants who attended the entire training day, completed the training evaluation form, and the certificate request form. Six (6) hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through ASWB, NBCC, and NAADAC. Certificates will be emailed directly to participants roughly two weeks after completion of the final webcast.

Accommodations

If you need accommodations for disability, please contact C4’s Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com.  

Grievances 

If you would like to report a complaint, please email Ken Kraybill, C4 trainer, kkraybill@c4innovates.com; or C4 Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com.  


C4 Innovations, Provider #1457, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. C4 Innovations maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 10/17/2020 to 10/17/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.

C4 Innovates has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6576. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. C4 Innovates is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course has been approved by C4 Innovates as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovates is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Course Overview
  • Technology requirements
  • Week 1: Becoming trauma-aware
  • Week 1 Webcast: Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 1
  • Reading: Trauma and Abuse - Entering the Shadows
  • Video: What is trauma?
  • Video: Chad
  • Quiz: Week One
  • Week 2: The pervasive impact of trauma
  • Week 2 Webcast: Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 2
  • Report: Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience (pages 1-21)
  • Report: Findings from the Philadelphia Urban ACE Study
  • Fact Sheet: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Health
  • Video: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime (Nadine Burke Harris)
  • Video: Impact of Trauma on Individuals, Families and Communities
  • Quiz: Week Two
  • Week 3: Trauma-informed principles
  • Week 3 Webcast: Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Reading: The Future Of Healing: Shifting from TIC to Healing Centered Engagement
  • Infographic: 10 Key Ingredients For Trauma-Informed Care
  • Handouts: Week 3
  • Video: What Is Trauma-Informed Care
  • Article: Trauma-Informed Care: Better Care For Everyone
  • Video: Trauma-Informed Care Champions: From Treaters to Healers
  • Worksheet: Principles Of Trauma-Informed Care
  • Reading: Racial Equity and Homelessness
  • Quiz: Week Three
  • Week 4: Facilitating recovery and posttraumatic growth
  • Week 4 Webcast: Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 4
  • Article: Healing from Trauma (pages 4-10)
  • Article: Recovering from Rape and Sexual Trauma
  • Healing Hands: Delivering Trauma-Informed Services
  • Video: Trauma-Informed Care Does Not Have To Be A Burden
  • Video: Recovering from Trauma
  • Report: Instilling Hope, Reclaiming Lives: Recovery Principles In Homelessness Services
  • Reading: Characteristics Of White Supremacy Culture
  • Inventory: Post Traumatic Growth
  • Meta-Analysis: Psychosocial Interventions and Posttraumatic Growth
  • Quiz: Week Four
  • Week 5: Finding resilience and renewal in our work
  • Week 5 Webcast: Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
  • Handouts: Week 5
  • Activity: Affectionate Breathing
  • Reading: Healthy Teams
  • Reference Sheet: Strengths-Based Language
  • Quiz: Week Five
  • Course Wrap-Up
  • Additional Resources