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Working With Trauma – Choosing Your Approach

An estimated 70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives and up to 20 percent of these people go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD ( Gain skills to help your clients live with the effects of their trauma experience. Learn what it means to work with trauma and how to help your client understand trauma and its effects.

This course can be applied to the Professional Certificate in Human Services.


Patricia Clason

Patricia Clason

Patricia Clason, RCC has 33 years of experience with trauma survivors, guiding their emotional healing through emotional intelligence (EQ) intensive programs. A professional speaker, trainer, consultant and coach, Patricia has led weekend retreats for military veterans, Healing Warrior Hearts, and ... read more

Who Should Attend

Who might want to attend: Staff at Shelters or Youth Care Programs, social workers, HR professionals, medical administrative and support staff, nurses, occupational therapists, teachers and school staff, emergency responders, therapists.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the guidelines for safe trauma therapy
  • Discover the connections between the brain, body and emotions
  • Learn how to describe trauma, PTSD, hijacked brain and more in ways the client can understand
  • Incorporate alternative modalities with evidence-based approaches
  • Understand when to refer to an outside source, know your limits and the client’s best interests

Date: Wed, June 2

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8:30am-4pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Patricia Clason

Fee: $295

CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7.0

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 7750-13441

Note: A link to access the online classroom will be emailed within a few weeks of the start date. Please contact with any questions.

Registration Deadline: June 2

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