Trauma Counseling I: Understanding Trauma and Providing Trauma-Informed Care
Beginning April 5th: the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education is offering “Trauma Counseling I: Understanding Trauma and Providing Trauma-Informed Care:”
“Gain an understanding of what defines an experience as traumatic and the effects of trauma on the brain, the body and emotions. Explore the distinctions between various mental health issues related to trauma, including post-trauma growth and resilience. Participants also receive self-care tools to help them recognize when working with trauma survivors is taking its toll.
This non-credit program benefits professionals in the mental health field and other service providers who want to better understand the effects of trauma and how to provide trauma-informed care.
Each week, participants receive readings and videos, and have assignments to responding to discussions online. This course is expected to take a total of 40 hours, with four hours of classwork each week.”