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.


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

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Date: Tue, June 16

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Patricia Clason

Fee: $295

CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7.0

Enrollment Limit: 15

Program Number: 7750-12468

Registration Deadline: Tue., June 9

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