International Trauma Training Institute is an approved NBCC continuing education provider. ACEP # 6674
DELIVERY METHOD: Self-paced Online
CE HOURS: 13
All course material is provided.
After successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to apply for certification at Evergreen Certifications
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- This course is built around 6 modules. Each module is presented as a narrated PowerPoint along with additional videos and articles.
- At the end of each module participants are expected to pass a quiz with a minimum grade of 80% in order to advance to the next module.
- 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