Learners will gain an understanding of the definition of trauma and related terms. This course will introduce a brief history of trauma informed practice and its value in modern-day professional settings. Learners will engage in activities to build resilience and promote growth. There are several trauma informed practice skill application activities throughout the course. By the end of the course, learners will have a basic understanding of how to apply trauma-informed practice in a professional setting.
Learners will explore the critical link between trauma and wellness. Learners will gain valuable insight into trauma's effect on the nine dimensions of wellness. The class will engage in discussions about brain development, stress responses, and mental health. By the end of this course, learners will recognize and understand the importance of responding to individuals who have experienced trauma in a compassionate and supportive manner