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Leading a Trauma Informed Workforce

Total Credits: 1.5 including 1.5 APA Credit, 1.5 California Board of Registered Nurses, 1.5 California CLE, 1.5 California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

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Prevention and Intervention  |  Trauma in General
Mrs. Christi Garner, MA, LMFT
Course Levels:
1.5 Hours
Audio and Video
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


Organizations need a way to help transform trauma into moments of connection, understanding and healing. Leading a trauma informed workforce is a presentation to help those who work in high stress situations with those in crisis to learn tools to regulate the nervous system and make safety in their connections. This somatic evidence based approach to trauma informed care leads to stronger community trust, strengthening the organization, creating less burnout and turnover, and results in healthier communities.


  • Define the biochemical, affective and cognitive impacts of traumatic stress.
  • Learn how to conceptualize organizational level of trauma informed care and have a tool for assessing workforce.
  • Implement 5 evidence based somatic trauma interventions to use in crisis.

Orignally recorded at IVAT's 25th San Diego International Virtual Summit



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