Trauma Informed Care for Displaced Populations

$20.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate

CE Course Description

This CE course provides leaders and other health care professionals, who are looking to improve their effectiveness in engaging displaced populations, information on the process of integrating a trauma-informed approach by discussing background information on displaced populations and trauma-informed care, along with the trauma-informed organizational self-assessment for displaced populations.

Article Author:   Kathleen Guarino, LMHC
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Discuss how to conduct the intake assessment in a trauma-informed manner.

2.  Explain what events and outcomes make an experience traumatic.

3.  Investigate which group is most at-risk for social and cultural isolation, poverty, and homelessness, and struggle to fully integrate into the U.S. society.

4.  Examine the stressors in service settings that may be triggering and lead to heightened and seemingly extreme responses that may be misunderstood by providers as purposefully offensive, rude, or aggressive.

5.  Identify the key components of a trauma-informed organization.

6.  Describe the skills and strategies that clinicians must utilize when working with trauma survivors.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.

To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2015-04-25

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