Trauma 101: Understanding Trauma, Resilience and Trauma-Informed Care
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS TRAUMA 101 TRAINING:
"United Way of Lancaster County in partnership with the Lancaster Coalition to Combat Poverty was pleased to offer the Trauma 101 training to early childhood educators and stakeholders. The training was a useful blend of scientific research, qualitative accounts, and practical application with an important focus on resilience. Participant feedback was resoundingly positive with requests for follow-up trainings on specific strategies to support young children and families facing trauma. There is clearly a need for a broader trauma-informed perspective in our community and Trauma 101 is an essential step in the right direction." - Andrea Heberlein, MSW, Vice President of Strategic Impact, United Way of Lancaster County
"I recently attended the Trauma 101 course and I am totally in awe of how well the instructor explained and enriched the understanding of ACEs and child trauma in general during the course. There were many people there, and she had us all on our feet, engaging in active learning, sharing with each other, broadening and deepening our knowledge through activities, great videos which were well-interspersed throughout, and questions that made us really dig deep and think hard." - Lark Eshleman, PhD, Attachment and Trauma Consultant, Author and Educator, Executive Director, About Child Trauma Foundation
"The Trauma 101 training is excellent and I found it very helpful. Even though I was already seeking to implement trauma-informed practices in programs at our agency, this training provided a broader and more complete foundation for understanding trauma and resilience than I had previously. Many staff from our agency have now taken this training and I highly recommend it for everyone who interacts with people who have experienced trauma as children or as adults." - Roger Steffy, Vice President for Programs, Tabor Community Services
"Trauma 101 takes on the challenge of engaging us in a journey to better understand the lasting impact of trauma. The presenters are masterful in their approach that blends facts with personal stories, self-reflection, and self-care, highlighting the trauma, but also leading us to embrace resilience and recovery." - Dr. Hilda Shirk, MSW, President & CEO, Lancaster Health Center (formerly SouthEast Lancaster Health Services)
We are offering MULTIPLE sessions of this 4 hour training - please select ONE from the dropdown list of dates and times above.
NOTE: CMEs and NASW-PA CEU's are available for this course - scroll to bottom for full details.
Training is provided by support from the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Behavioral Health Community Impact Fund.
Intended Audience: This training is designed to provide a foundational overview and awareness of trauma, resilience, and trauma-informed care for anyone in the community who interacts with individuals and families who may have experienced trauma, including human services professionals, educators, the faith community, law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, healthcare and behavioral health providers, employers, government agencies, and others.
1) Why learn about trauma
2) Trauma definitions, types of trauma, causes of trauma
3) Traumas symptoms & effects
4) Re-traumatization and how to avoid it
5) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research
6) Neuroscience of trauma and resilience
7) Links between trauma and social, emotional and physical health
8) Whats needed to heal from trauma
9) Secondary/vicarious trauma and self-care for professionals
10) Principles of Trauma-informed care and becoming a trauma-informed organization
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:
1. Define trauma and describe how traumatic experiences can affect individuals throughout their life.
2. Describe how trauma relates to addiction, mental health, risk-taking behaviors and cycles of violence and abuse.
3. Compare factors for risk and resilience that can result in different individual responses to traumatic events.
4. Recognize ways in which community agencies and organizations may re-traumatize those they intend to serve.
5. Identify potential causes and indicators of vicarious or secondary trauma among staff.
6. Review self-care practices for professionals working with traumatized people.
7. Recommend improvements to policies and procedures to make them trauma-informed.
Training length: 4 hours
INSTRUCTORS: The lead instructors for this training are:
Mary LeVasseur, NCTTP, NBC-HWC
Health Promotions Specialist, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
* Certified Trainer, HeartMATH, Resilience Advantage
* Adjunct Faculty, Temple University School of Public Health
* National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, NBC,HWC
* National Certified Tobacco Treatment Professional, NCTTP
Melanie G. Snyder, BSW, MBA, MHFA
Trauma-Informed Specialist, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
* Certified Trainer, SAMHSA, GAINS Ctr for Behavioral Health/Justice Transformation
* Certified Facilitator, Seeking Safety, Treatment Innovations
* Certified Practitioner, Strategies for Trauma Awareness & Resilience (STAR), Eastern
* Alberta Family Wellness Initiative, Brain Story Certification
* 2016-17 Baldwin Fellow: Trauma, Resilience & Trauma-Informed Communities
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS INFORMATION
1) CME: THIS COURSE IS APPROVED FOR 4 CONTACT HOURS OF CME CREDIT.
The Lancaster General Hospital is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Penn Medicine Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. Approval # 124-3-H-15.
Conflict of Interest Statement:
Faculty and all others who have the ability to control content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Lancaster General Hospital are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).
The Lancaster General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is approved for 4 contact hour(s). Clinicians seeking credit will be required to use the EEDS system to log their attendance for that specific session. Information on how to do this will be provided at the training.
This activity is not commercially supported.
NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 4 CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.
Note; Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, & Professional Counselors who wish to obtain continuing education certificates for this course will be required to:
* sign the NASW-PA attendance sign-in sheet upon arrival at the training
* complete an NASW-PA evaluation form at the completion of the training
* pay for their own certificate (Certificate Fee: $15 NASW members; $25 NASW Nonmembers)
Suburban Pavilion, Penn Med/LGH-Building 2100, 3rd floor Conf Center (View)
2100 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
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