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Patients are struggling with trauma, PTSD, and more...

And they are turning to their healthcare providers for help.

But if you’re like many healthcare professionals, working with psychological trauma wasn't a part of your training.

And yet... to do your job, you need to know how to work with traumatized patient's complex symptoms, resistance to treatment, and other challenges.

This comprehensive training provides simple, powerful strategies you can use to work effectively with these vulnerable patients. You'll learn to:
    Quickly identify trauma symptoms, make appropriate diagnoses & referrals
    Respond to crises, like suicidality, with strategies that support patient autonomy
    Explain to patients in easy-to-follow language how and why their medications work
    Use trauma-informed communication strategies to bridge cultural divides and build better rapport

When you register now, you'll get immediate access to two bonus eBooks — Trauma Made Simple and Trauma Treatment in ACTION. These essential resources include printable worksheets, assessment tools, and case studies you can use to help patients right away.

Get started today to discover powerful strategies for working with and treating psychological trauma.

The Simplified Guide to Treating Traumatized Patients:

Assessment, Medication, Crisis Response and Cultural Competency
Just $199.99
$729.90 Value — Incredible Savings!
Plus, earn up to 16.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Not only will you get world-class education, you'll also gain...
  • Up to 16.75 CE hours, including up to 3.25 hours of ethics and up to 3 hours of cultural competency
  • Printable eBooks, worksheets, activities & patient exercises
  • Full free CE session
  • Immediate and unlimited access to all course materials—even bonus content!

What your colleagues are saying...


What you'll get when you own this course…
After completing simple, self-paced modules, you'll deliver enhanced patient care
for some of the most vulnerable patients that come through your office.

Critical Variables When Identifying Trauma in Patients

Join Rob to gain the insight, skills and assessment knowledge needed to ensure your clients get the treatment they need from the first visit.

Risk Factors for worse effects of trauma
  • Personal risk factors
  • Event-related risk factors
    • Big T vs. little t trauma and toxic stress
  • Recovery environment factors
    • Survival Mode
    • Helping clients without physical/emotional safety
    • Developmental factors & complex trauma
    • Current research
Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders:
Main symptoms & common pitfalls

  • A new disorder in 2022: Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • My “favorite” trauma diagnosis
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Assessment skills & scales
  • Managing co-occurring disorders
  • DSM-5-TR™ diagnostic criteria & how to use it
Trauma symptoms commonly addressed in treatment
  • NCTSN data (Youth)
  • Adult samples
    • Effects of trauma
  • Common effects and problems in addition to PTSD (including the pandemic)
  • 5 Common trajectories of trauma symptoms
  • Prevalence of trauma and PTSD
  • Phases of treatment

Psychopharmacology of Trauma: Essential Training to Support Traumatized Patients
Stephanie L. Shafer, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC | Click here for information about Stephanie L. Shafer

Learn the ins-and-outs of psychopharmacology with one of the most challenging and common clinical presentations, trauma and its comorbidities.

Trauma Epidemiology
  • Thinking outside the box
  • The 4 steps of HELP
  • Types of trauma
    • ACES
  • Manifestations of trauma
  • Symptoms, maladaptive coping
  • Adaptation responses & influencing factors
  • Pathology vs. learned resilience
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Trauma & PDs
Laying the Foundation for Medication: Trauma and the brain
  • Neurobiology of trauma
    • Stress and the developing brain
    • Personal narrative
    • Science of perception
    • Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD
  • Affected pathways/Brain regions affected by stress & trauma
    • Mechanisms
    • Neurotransmitters and neurotransmission as it relates to medications used in trauma & comorbid conditions
    • Serotonin, NE, DA, GABA, etc.
    • Easy-to-follow charts of pathways
    • Agonist spectrum
Adverse effects, Variations & More
  • Antidepressants – SSRIs & more
  • Anxiety medications
  • Anxiolytics
  • Mood stabilizers
  • Antipsychotics
  • Frequent manifestations of trauma and pharmacological treatments
  • Sleep & nightmare medications
Conjunctive Therapies
  • Self-care
  • Care Teams & coordination
  • Making appropriate referrals
  • Non-pharmacological therapies, modalities & more

Trauma-Informed Care Before, During, & After Critical Incidents:
Developing Resilience in Victims & Responders

Dr. Carrie Steiner, a Police Psychologist and former Chicago police officer, shows you an engaging exploration of how to positively impact the lives of victims, responders, and law enforcement agencies before, during, and after critical incidents.

Trauma Awareness and Brain Response
  • Social-ecological model of trauma impact
  • High clinical risk of developing trauma disorders
  • Brain development and trauma
  • Bidirectional relationships of trauma, substance abuse, and mental illness
  • DSM-5® PTSD, ASD, trauma-related disorders
Pre-event Factors That Shape Trauma Coping
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study
  • Genetics
  • Age, gender, sexual orientation/gender identity effects
  • Family history
  • Pre-existing mental health factors
  • Interventions
  • Education on trauma-informed care
  • Decreasing secondary trauma for professionals and others
  • Utilization of crisis services
  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program
Event Factors that Shape Trauma Coping
  • 16 critical factors that impact development of a trauma disorder
  • Expected vs. unexpected trauma
  • Natural vs. human caused trauma
  • Individual vs. group trauma
  • Physical injury
  • Community and culture
  • Historical/generational trauma
  • Mass trauma
  • Interventions
  • Preparedness and mental rehearsal
  • Psychoeducation about normal stress reactions
  • Utilizing active coping skills
  • Limit exposure
  • Social support
Post-Event Factors That Shape Trauma Healing
  • Knowledge, access, and utilization of trauma services
  • Interventions
  • Trauma-informed care (EMDR, CBT, CPT, neurofeedback, and Prolonged Exposure)
  • Body-based trauma therapy (EMDR, yoga, somatic experiencing, EFT, sensory motor therapy)
  • Video example of EMDR
  • Re-traumatization issues
  • Resilience: cultural, racial, and ethnic characteristics
  • 10 key protective traits
Treat Traumatized Patients:
Assessment, Medication, Crisis Response and Cultural Competency

$729.90 Value — Incredible Savings!
ONLY $199.99 FOR YOU!
Plus, earn up to 16.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
BONUS! FULL FREE CE SESSION & TWO eBOOKS! $269.93 Value!

BONUS CE SESSION
Trauma-Informed Responses to Racial Injustice:
Interventions for Immigrant, Diverse or Vulnerable Populations
Learn how to work effectively with immigrant and refugee patients. Understand the unique forms of trauma this diverse patient population may experience and how to use trauma-informed responses in your role as a healthcare provider.
  • Cultural Humility exercises to better connect with existing and potential clients
  • Culturally Sensitive Treatment plans that address racism and discrimination within the family, at work or school, in the community and elsewhere
  • Tactical tools to help your clients access advocacy, basic needs, and direct service needs such as food, shelter and healthcare
  • Resilience interventions for diverse children and adult populations
BONUS EBOOK
Trauma Made Simple:
Competencies in Assessment, Treatment and Working with Survivors
Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT | Click here for information about Jamie Marich
Dr. Jamie Marich brings clinical common sense to help you wade through theory, research, and hype surrounding trauma. Learn about trauma and other diagnoses through a bio-psycho-social-spiritual lens, so you can make clinically informed decisions based on setting, client preparedness, and other contextual variables. Get strategies to help you handle grief and mourning, assess for and addressing addiction and how to manage professional development issues, including self-care.
BONUS EBOOK
Trauma Treatment in ACTION:
Over 85 Activities to Move Clients Toward Healing, Growth and Improved Functioning
Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS | Click here for information about Varleisha D. Gibbs
Nikki Harley, MSOD | Click here for information about Nikki Harley
You'll get 85 worksheets, activities, and exercises for patients of all ages to help create growth and healing in a variety of settings. Inside, you'll find:
  • Screening and assessment tools
  • Trauma-informed interventions from early intervention to adulthood
  • Grounding and breathwork activities
  • Sensory motor work
  • Reflection questions and handouts for providers
Trauma-Informed Training for All Healthcare Professionals
Own it for $199.99!
Valued at $729.90
Plus, earn up to 16.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Frequently Asked Questions

This course is for all healthcare professionals. You do not need to be a mental health professional in order to use these skills, and regardless of your profession, odds are you see patients who have experienced trauma. You'll start from the basics of trauma identification and assessment, move into learning essential information about psychopharmacology, then gain techniques to work with patients in the aftermath of acute traumatic events. Plus, you'll get bonus cultural competency training, explore a bio-psycho-social approach to trauma, and an eBook full of screening tools, exercises, and more.

With over 17 hours of online video training, role-plays, insightful commentary, interventions and examples, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Yes! Once you register for this self-paced course you will have unlimited access to all the materials — including slides, handouts, worksheets and more.
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We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.

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