ONLINE Trauma Training for Mental Health Professionals and Community Workers
TI-1001: Early Intervention Field Trauma
Both didactic and experiential, Early Intervention Field Traumatology explores the knowledge and skills needed to respond to the emotional trauma associated with natural or human-caused disasters and crisis. Topics include warning signs, recovery stages, fitting interventions to client needs, the new Educate, Assess and Refer (EAR) Field Trauma Response model, Reactions and Response to CBRN Terrorism, steps to lessen crisis impact, utilization of community resources for prevention and resolution. Compassion Fatigue risk factors, symptoms and prevention/self-care strategies and Emergency Site Management System will also be addressed.
WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM PARTICIPATION?
This certificate will benefit first responders (e.g., fire/rescue, emergency medical services, law enforcement, etc.) as well as mental health and health care professionals.
- Learn to respond immediately to the emotional component of natural or human-caused disaster
- Lessen the negative impact resulting from the stress/trauma caused by crisis
- Differentiate between stress and trauma
- Define grief stages and bereavement
- Conduct an initial trauma assessment
- Survey group, individual, debriefing and Defusing Models
- Learn how to apply the new Educate, Assess and Refer (EAR) Field Trauma Model
- Understand reactions and how to respond to Chemical/Biological/Radioactive/Nuclear Terrorism
- Identify emergency management, phases of disaster, and key concepts of disaster mental health
- Discuss responder resiliency, prevention and self-care strategies
Students are required to complete all sections and assignments/quizzes in order to successfully complete this program.
Canadian $139.00 plus applicable taxes. Students will have 160 days access to this course.
REQUIRED COURSE READINGS:
Field Traumatology (Manual for Course TI-1001)
There are no course pre-requisites for this course. This is an entry level course.