Trauma-Informed Practice: Facilitating Post-Traumatic Growth and Recovery: Summer 2024

Trauma-Informed Practice: Facilitating Post-Traumatic Growth and Recovery: Summer 2024

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About this course

Description 

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. 

Who should take this course 

  • Staff at all levels of health and human service agencies seeking to incorporate best practices in programs 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the "four Rs" of a trauma-informed approach
  • 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 (he/him) has worked at the intersection of healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness, and supportive housing for more than 35 years. He is a Senior Trainer at C4 Innovations, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of care provided to marginalized and vulnerable people. Ken has 18 years of direct service experience working as a behavioral health practitioner and supervisor in homeless services. For the past two decades, he has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online trainings nationally on whole-person care practices including motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, trauma-informed supervision, outreach and engagement, recovery support, critical time intervention, and resiliency and renewal for care providers.  He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).  Ken has an MSW from the University of Washington in Seattle and an undergraduate degree from Goshen in Indiana. 

Ann Marie Roepke, PhD (she/her) is a clinical psychologist, trainer, and consultant based in Seattle, WA. Her areas of expertise include trauma-informed care, resilience, provider well-being, and motivational interviewing. As a therapist, Dr. Roepke assists people with challenges including trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, and alcohol/substance concerns. As a researcher, she focuses on developing and testing new methods to foster resilience and posttraumatic growth in the face of adversity. As owner of Evoke Training and Consulting, Dr. Roepke provides training, consulting, and coaching to support professionals in doing their best work to serve others – while tending their own well-being. Dr. Roepke earned her doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center and completed her postdoctoral training at the Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System. She is a member of the American Psychological Association; the Society of Consulting Psychology; and the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. More information about her work is available at www.evoketrainingandconsulting.com

Training Facts

  • Date: Wednesdays, June 26 - July 31 (skipping the week of July 1)
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 PM EST
  • Subject: Trauma, growth, resilience, renewal 
  • Location: Online Zoom meeting room 
  • Course type: Live interactive webinar 
    • Participants will participate in weekly live webinars with the instructors. They will also have access to weekly readings, videos, and other actives on the learning page. They will be quizzed on the knowledge they learn from the live webcasts and learning activities every week to ensure understanding. 
  • Practice level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • CE credit: 
    • ASWB: 6 hours 
    • NAADAC: 6 hours
    • NBCC: 6 hours
  • Fees: $400 (unless a basic or advanced subscriber)
  • Date created: 2024

System Technology Requirements

Please ensure your viewing device complies with the following recommendations:

  • Must be on a device that allows you to view MP4 files
  • Ensure you have a strong enough internet speed to stream
  • Ensure you don't have firewalls blocking the video (some firewalls block some HTTP addresses)

We will be using Zoom for the viewing of our live sessions. In order to have the best experience for Zoom, please download the application here: https://zoom.us

Refund and Cancellation policy:

Access is automatically provided to this course once purchased. Therefore, no refund will be given. For special circumstances before the live sessions begin, C4 may cancel your registration and move your credit to another module of equal value or refund the course to the original source of payment. 

Training Certificates

Participants may earn a Certificate of Course Completion* by:

  1. Attending all five, live webcasts (or watching the entire recording of each live session)
  2. Completing all required learning activities
  3. Scoring 80% or higher on each weekly quiz
  4. Completing the course evaluation form and the certificate request form

Certificates of Completion are awarded to participants who have attended the all five, live webcasts (or watched the webcast recording in their entirety), completed all required learning activities, scored higher than 80% on each weekly quiz, completed the course 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 Project Coordinator, Isabel-Kai Fisher at training@c4innovates.com

Grievances 

If you would like to report a complaint, please contact Associate Director, Rachel Ehly at rehly@c4innovates.com


In order to fully complete this course and receive a continuing education certificate from one of the following boards, you must pass each of the five weekly quizzes with an 80% or higher (you will have unlimited retests) along with the final evaluation. The required posttest questions will be at the end of each week's section and the required evaluation will be provided at the completion of the course. Upon successful completion of this course, you can request a certificate using the certificate request form posted with the evaluation and on your learning page. C4 Innovations will then review your course completion and email you a certificate within 2-3 weeks in PDF format. If you are social worker, you will need to write in your license number in the certificate request form for us to be able to include it in your certificate. 

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: 10/17/2023 to 10/17/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.

C4 Innovations 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 Innovations as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovations is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Course Overview
  • Technology Requirements
  • Week 1: Trauma informed, healing centered engagement
  • Week 1 Webcast: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • TIC Course Handouts
  • Reading: The Future Of Healing: Shifting from TIC to Healing Centered Engagement
  • Worksheet: Principles Of Trauma-Informed Care
  • Infographic: 10 Key Ingredients For Trauma-Informed Care
  • Worksheet: White Dominant Culture & Something Different
  • Video: Trauma-Informed Care Champions: From Treaters to Healers
  • Video: What Is Trauma-Informed Care
  • Quiz: Week One
  • Week 2: The pervasive impact of trauma
  • Week 2 Webcast: Wednesday, July 10, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Report: Findings from the Philadelphia Urban ACE Study
  • Reading: Trauma and Abuse - Entering the Shadows
  • Video: Chad
  • Video: Trauma and the Brain
  • Fact Sheet: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Health
  • Video: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime (Nadine Burke Harris)
  • Report: Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience (pages 1-21)
  • Quiz: Week Two
  • Week 3: Trauma-informed principles
  • Week 3 Webcast: Wednesday, July 17, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Article: Trauma-Informed Care: Better Care For Everyone
  • Reading: Racial Equity and Homelessness
  • Worksheet: The Power of Language in Strengths-Based Approaches (p. 2-5)
  • Quiz: Week Three
  • Week 4: Facilitating recovery and posttraumatic growth
  • Week 4 Webcast: Wednesday, July 24, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • 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: Wednesday, July 31, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Writing Interventions
  • Activity: Affectionate Breathing
  • Reading: Healthy Teams
  • Reference Sheet: Strengths-Based Language
  • Quiz: Week Five
  • Course Wrap-Up
  • Additional Resources

About this course

Description 

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. 

Who should take this course 

  • Staff at all levels of health and human service agencies seeking to incorporate best practices in programs 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the "four Rs" of a trauma-informed approach
  • 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 (he/him) has worked at the intersection of healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness, and supportive housing for more than 35 years. He is a Senior Trainer at C4 Innovations, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of care provided to marginalized and vulnerable people. Ken has 18 years of direct service experience working as a behavioral health practitioner and supervisor in homeless services. For the past two decades, he has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online trainings nationally on whole-person care practices including motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, trauma-informed supervision, outreach and engagement, recovery support, critical time intervention, and resiliency and renewal for care providers.  He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).  Ken has an MSW from the University of Washington in Seattle and an undergraduate degree from Goshen in Indiana. 

Ann Marie Roepke, PhD (she/her) is a clinical psychologist, trainer, and consultant based in Seattle, WA. Her areas of expertise include trauma-informed care, resilience, provider well-being, and motivational interviewing. As a therapist, Dr. Roepke assists people with challenges including trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, and alcohol/substance concerns. As a researcher, she focuses on developing and testing new methods to foster resilience and posttraumatic growth in the face of adversity. As owner of Evoke Training and Consulting, Dr. Roepke provides training, consulting, and coaching to support professionals in doing their best work to serve others – while tending their own well-being. Dr. Roepke earned her doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center and completed her postdoctoral training at the Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System. She is a member of the American Psychological Association; the Society of Consulting Psychology; and the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. More information about her work is available at www.evoketrainingandconsulting.com

Training Facts

  • Date: Wednesdays, June 26 - July 31 (skipping the week of July 1)
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 PM EST
  • Subject: Trauma, growth, resilience, renewal 
  • Location: Online Zoom meeting room 
  • Course type: Live interactive webinar 
    • Participants will participate in weekly live webinars with the instructors. They will also have access to weekly readings, videos, and other actives on the learning page. They will be quizzed on the knowledge they learn from the live webcasts and learning activities every week to ensure understanding. 
  • Practice level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • CE credit: 
    • ASWB: 6 hours 
    • NAADAC: 6 hours
    • NBCC: 6 hours
  • Fees: $400 (unless a basic or advanced subscriber)
  • Date created: 2024

System Technology Requirements

Please ensure your viewing device complies with the following recommendations:

  • Must be on a device that allows you to view MP4 files
  • Ensure you have a strong enough internet speed to stream
  • Ensure you don't have firewalls blocking the video (some firewalls block some HTTP addresses)

We will be using Zoom for the viewing of our live sessions. In order to have the best experience for Zoom, please download the application here: https://zoom.us

Refund and Cancellation policy:

Access is automatically provided to this course once purchased. Therefore, no refund will be given. For special circumstances before the live sessions begin, C4 may cancel your registration and move your credit to another module of equal value or refund the course to the original source of payment. 

Training Certificates

Participants may earn a Certificate of Course Completion* by:

  1. Attending all five, live webcasts (or watching the entire recording of each live session)
  2. Completing all required learning activities
  3. Scoring 80% or higher on each weekly quiz
  4. Completing the course evaluation form and the certificate request form

Certificates of Completion are awarded to participants who have attended the all five, live webcasts (or watched the webcast recording in their entirety), completed all required learning activities, scored higher than 80% on each weekly quiz, completed the course 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 Project Coordinator, Isabel-Kai Fisher at training@c4innovates.com

Grievances 

If you would like to report a complaint, please contact Associate Director, Rachel Ehly at rehly@c4innovates.com


In order to fully complete this course and receive a continuing education certificate from one of the following boards, you must pass each of the five weekly quizzes with an 80% or higher (you will have unlimited retests) along with the final evaluation. The required posttest questions will be at the end of each week's section and the required evaluation will be provided at the completion of the course. Upon successful completion of this course, you can request a certificate using the certificate request form posted with the evaluation and on your learning page. C4 Innovations will then review your course completion and email you a certificate within 2-3 weeks in PDF format. If you are social worker, you will need to write in your license number in the certificate request form for us to be able to include it in your certificate. 

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: 10/17/2023 to 10/17/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.

C4 Innovations 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 Innovations as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovations is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Course Overview
  • Technology Requirements
  • Week 1: Trauma informed, healing centered engagement
  • Week 1 Webcast: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • TIC Course Handouts
  • Reading: The Future Of Healing: Shifting from TIC to Healing Centered Engagement
  • Worksheet: Principles Of Trauma-Informed Care
  • Infographic: 10 Key Ingredients For Trauma-Informed Care
  • Worksheet: White Dominant Culture & Something Different
  • Video: Trauma-Informed Care Champions: From Treaters to Healers
  • Video: What Is Trauma-Informed Care
  • Quiz: Week One
  • Week 2: The pervasive impact of trauma
  • Week 2 Webcast: Wednesday, July 10, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Report: Findings from the Philadelphia Urban ACE Study
  • Reading: Trauma and Abuse - Entering the Shadows
  • Video: Chad
  • Video: Trauma and the Brain
  • Fact Sheet: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Health
  • Video: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime (Nadine Burke Harris)
  • Report: Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience (pages 1-21)
  • Quiz: Week Two
  • Week 3: Trauma-informed principles
  • Week 3 Webcast: Wednesday, July 17, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Article: Trauma-Informed Care: Better Care For Everyone
  • Reading: Racial Equity and Homelessness
  • Worksheet: The Power of Language in Strengths-Based Approaches (p. 2-5)
  • Quiz: Week Three
  • Week 4: Facilitating recovery and posttraumatic growth
  • Week 4 Webcast: Wednesday, July 24, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • 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: Wednesday, July 31, 2024 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Writing Interventions
  • Activity: Affectionate Breathing
  • Reading: Healthy Teams
  • Reference Sheet: Strengths-Based Language
  • Quiz: Week Five
  • Course Wrap-Up
  • Additional Resources