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Course Overview

Over 90% of people receiving behavioral healthcare have a history of trauma. In this course, you will learn about the various types of trauma, the long-lasting consequences of trauma, and what it means to provide care through a trauma-informed lens. Through interactive practice scenarios and detailed examples, you will learn the scope of your role and responsibilities when you are serving individuals with histories of trauma. You will examine best practices to implement, as well as how to avoid harmful ones that can further perpetuate the suffering and silence of trauma. As you complete this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of how your personal history can impact your work with trauma survivors. Importantly, you will learn what it means to provide trauma-informed care, and why this approach is a multi-faceted one that you should consider for the individuals you serve. This training is designed for behavioral healthcare professionals who interact with individuals in a variety of behavioral healthcare settings, including those with basic to intermediate levels of experience with trauma. DSM™ and DSM-5™ are registered trademarks of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated with nor endorses this course.

About the Course Author

Dr. Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. is a Clinical and Research Psychologist who has extensive clinical and administrative expertise working in the field of Behavioral healthcare at the county and state levels in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. He has served as a Federal contractor in Behavioral Health. His work supported research at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, the Military Operational Medicine Psychological Research Program at Ft. Detrick, and the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Silver Spring, MD. For nine years he was the Director of State Operated Mental Health programs for At-Risk youth in Butner, North Carolina. He developed a number of webinars and a Peer Training course in Older Adult Behavioral Health Literacy for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, and National Libraries of Medicine. He served as Director of a Wellness and Recovery program in Gaithersburg, MD. Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Cheryl Sharp, MSW, ALWF holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women’s Studies from East Carolina University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work with a focus on Health and Aging. She holds a unique perspective as a trauma survivor, an ex-consumer of behavioral health services, and as a provider of these services. Her experience working with adults who have experienced trauma, grief and loss spans three decades. Cheryl is currently the Special Advisor for Trauma-Informed Services for the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. She provides technical assistance and consulting services to NASMHPD’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and SAMHSA’s Promotion of Alternatives to Seclusion & Restraint through Trauma-Informed Practices. She is also the project coordinator for the National Council’s Adoption of Trauma-Informed Practices Learning Communities. Cheryl Sharp, MSW, IMWT, CPSST has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Certificates provided by accrediting body (28 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.75HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.75HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.70HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.7 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

    1.75HOURS

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor

    1.75HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • National Board for Certified Counselors

    1.75HOURS



    Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours
  • Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

    1.75HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RTX050401 CEBroker Provider 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours
  • Ohio Professional Counselor Board

    1.75HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social WOrker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RCX100502 CEBroker Provider: 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Ohio Social Worker Board

    1.75HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board CEBroker Provider: 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Texas State Board of Professional Counselors

    1.75HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists

    1.75HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.75HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Relias LLC 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.75 Clinical continuing education credits.


    Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-Based.
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

    1.75HOURS

    Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009. Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules. As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. Social workers will receive 1.75 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.75HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

    1.75HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

    1.75HOURS

    Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0011 As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias, LLC are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)

    1.75HOURS

    Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0009 As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.75HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.75HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    1.75HOURS

    Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
  • Florida Physician Assistants

    1.75HOURS

    Florida Physician Assistants (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.75HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

    1.75HOURS

    South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners (CEBroker Provider 50-290)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.75HOURS

    N/A
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.75HOURS

    N/A
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.75HOURS

    N/A
  • National Board for Certified Couneslors

    1.75HOURS

    N/A


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-HHS-0-INTTIC-V2
  • Hours:

    1.75
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2018-12-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-10-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define at least 3 types of trauma and the pervasive impact that trauma has on a person’s development.; List 4 essential components of a trauma-informed approach.; Provide at least 2 examples of how and when you should a use a trauma-informed approach to those you support.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Overview of Trauma and Its Impact
    Meet Janine
    Janine’s Intake
    SAMHSA’s 6 Key Principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach
    Trauma and Abuse in the United States
    The Many Types of Traumatic Events or Experiences
    The Typology of Trauma
    Quick Check
    Is the Current System Making Progress?
    Our Search for Meaning in Trauma
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Pervasive Trauma
    Studies that Shed Light on the Pervasiveness of Trauma
    Universal Precautions
    Quick Check
    Varied Reactions to Trauma
    Central Theme of Trauma Reactions
    Meet Ronnie
    Parsing out the Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Experience
    Summary
    Section 4: Resilience and Growth
    Resilience and Trauma
    Post-Traumatic Growth
    Tonier Cain: An Example of Resilience
    Meet Lila and Rosa
    Their Story
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Cultural Humility vs. Cultural Competence: Setting the Stage for Trauma-Informed Care
    Cultural Humility
    Cultural Competence
    Fear, Shame, and Guilt of Being a Trauma Victim
    Trauma and Culture: Meet Mr. Loo
    Mr. Loo’s Cultural Considerations
    Mr. Loo: What Next?
    Using the DSM-5™ to Incorporate Cultural Considerations
    Review
    Summary
    Section 6: The Trauma-Informed Care Approach
    Defining the Framework of Trauma-Informed Care
    Distinct Characteristics of a Trauma-Informed Care Approach
    Why Should You Choose this Model?
    When Should You Choose this Model?
    Quick Check
    The Importance of Self-Care
    Practicing Self-Care
    Review
    Summary
    Section 7: Tools and Techniques for Implementing Trauma-Informed Care
    Screening
    What Should You Look For?
    Assessment
    Quick Check
    Implementing Change
    Trauma-Specific Interventions
    How to Promote Resilience
    Barriers to Treatment
    Review
    Summary
    Section 8: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    Resources
    References
    Congratulations!
    Exam and BrainSparks
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Beginner, Intermediate level Social Workers; Entry level Marriage and Family Therapists; Entry level Professional Counselors; Nurses; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.