Trauma Informed Care (Saskatoon)

Trauma Informed Care (Saskatoon)

OUTLINE

1. Theoretical Framework for Understanding Trauma

  • Defining trauma

  • How trauma impacts relationships, neurobiology, cognition, emotions, and spirituality

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

  • The difference between mental illness and a trauma response

  • The window of tolerance model

  • Fight, flight, freeze, faint, and fawn responses

2. Organizational/Systemic Forms of Trauma

  • How organizational contexts can perpetuate trauma

  • Characteristics of a trauma-informed/trauma-aware organization

  • Organizational case studies in which participants identify problems and recommend changes based on a trauma-informed approach

3. Trauma-Informed Practitioners

  • Specific examples of practice that perpetuate or exacerbate trauma responses

  • Recognizing and responding compassionately to trauma responses

  • Practically applying the principles of trauma-informed care

  • Preventing burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma in helping professionals

  • Direct practice case studies which participants identify problems and recommend changes based on a trauma-informed approach

 

Please email hello@oaksmentalheath.ca for assistance with group registrations, or if you wish to use an alternative payment method. 

NOTE: This course involves a significant amount of group work. If you are apprehensive about the idea of group work due to social anxiety or any other concern, please notify us. We would be happy to accommodate you as best we can.