International Trauma Training Institute is an approved NBCC continuing education provider. ACEP # 6674
DATE: March 2 – April 12, 2020
DELIVERY METHOD: 6-week online. Allow 2 – 3 hours per week.
CE HOURS: 13
COURSE FEE: $220. All course material is provided.
SECTIONS: Participants will be assigned to a section with no more than 15.
FACULTY OVERSIGHT: An ITTI faculty member will be assigned to each section.
CERTIFICATION: After successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to apply for certification at http://traumapro.net
This course is built around 6 weekly modules. Each module is presented as a narrated PowerPoint along with additional videos and articles.
Within each module participants are expected to participate in the weekly discussion.
At the end of each weekly module participants are expected to pass a weekly quiz with a minimum grade of 80% in order to advance to the next week.
Participants must complete the modules in the order they are presented.
Completion documentation will be provided after the 6th module.
This six-module online training will cover the following topics:
- What is Trauma and how is it Experienced by Children?
- Types of stress: positive stress, tolerable stress, and toxic stress
- Types of trauma: Type I, Type II, Type III, Indirect exposure contributing to professional burnout, vicarious trauma, and secondary trauma
- Child maltreatment: society’s view of children, child protection mandates, and prevalence of child maltreatment
- Normal child development: physical, cognitive, self and others, behavioral, and he effects of trauma on child development
- Brain development: normal development and how it affected by acute trauma and complex trauma
- Trauma Memory: implicit and explicit
- Effects of Psychological Trauma Experienced by Children
- Central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, sensory-somatic nervous system, and autonomic nervous system
- Parts of the brain: brain stem, limbic system, and cerebral cortex
- Trauma impact on child development: cognitive, affective, behavioral, and somatic-physiological
- Children’s Reaction to Traumatic Stress
- Coping strategies: adaptive and maladaptive
- Counterfactual thinking: cognitive restructuring
- Posttraumatic growth
- Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
- Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM): history, changes in DSM-5
- Evidence-based assessment instruments: administering, interpreting, and use in treatment
- History of trauma treatment with children: TF-CBT, family therapy, play therapy, and expressive arts therapy
- Other Treatment Considerations
- Role of the non-offending caregiver: effects of trauma, family dysfunction, and attachment
- Engaging children and caregivers: the first session, duration of treatment, and treatment planning
- Ethical issues