Trauma-Informed Caregiver Certificate

6.5 clock hours (1 day)

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Certificate Training Description

This Trauma-Informed Caregiver Certificate training is designed for those who work with the general public. This includes  local and state governmental agencies, schools and universities, the medical offices, legal and criminal justice agencies, domestic violence programs, parent groups, youth programs, the homeless, and those who regularly provide care for traumatized populations. It offers basic information about trauma and the scope of effective, ethical, trauma-informed healthcare services for those who have been exposed to both event and relational/developmental trauma.

The training programs includes information on:

  • the differences between event trauma and relational trauma
  • the symptoms of trauma in children, adolescents and adults,
  • the long-term impact of trauma and loss on physical and mental health,
  • trauma, triggers and addictions,
  • trauma processing and sensory treatment approaches
  • the role of the therapeutic relationship,
  • counter-transference issues,
  • self-care skills after exposure to vicarious trauma,
  • identifying and assessing traumatized individuals,
  • helping clients learn self-regulation skills,
  • approaches for resolving trauma/loss memories, and
  • preparing clients to cope effectively with future challenges.

Participants Will Learn:

    1. To recognize and understand attachment trauma and other adverse childhood experiences.
    2. To identify their attachment style and understand how it affects them.
    3. To recognize the impact of these childhood traumas on their long-term mental and physical health.
    4. To create trauma-informed plans for healing the long-term impact of childhood trauma.
    5. To demonstrate mastery in helping peers help heal the impact of childhood trauma.
    6. To recognize the symptoms unhealed childhood trauma in themselves and others.

TRAINERS: Janae B. Weinhold, PhD LPC & Barry K. Weinhold, PhD Licensed Psychologist

AUDIENCE: CNA’s, Home Health Care providers, Public School Teachers, childcare providers & early childhood educators, dentists, Physician’s Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Nursing Educators, physicians, medical personnel, law enforcement personnel.


This course is designed to qualify towards professional development requirements. You will receive a Certificate of Proficiency at the end of the program indicating 6.5 contact hours.

ENROLLMENT MAXIMUM: 15 participants

BEGINNING DATE: Friday & Saturday, September 11 – 12, 2015

TRAINING SCHEDULE: One Saturday in October, one Saturday in November.

Price: $100

Trauma-Informed Caregiver Certificate


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