PENNSYLVANIA MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS' ASSOCIATION

Trauma 101







Alongside the advocacy work we do, PMHCA has a selection of trainings that are outstanding. There are trainings for mental health professionals, peer professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about mental health and recovery. We pride ourselves in the creation of a learning environment that is safe, comfortable, and effective. For most trainings offered, there is an in person, virtual, or hybrid ability. If you have questions about listed trainings or are interested in scheduling, please email pmhca@pmhca.org.

Trauma 101

Trauma 101 is an overview of Trauma-Informed Care. Research shows that 67% of the population has experienced at least one Adverse Childhood Experience. These trauma-based adversities are predictive of a multitude of toxic physical, mental and social outcomes throughout a person’s lifetime. As a society and as individuals, we need to be better informed and prepared to prevent and address the traumatic impact of childhood adversities. In this multi-media, interactive workshop, professionals work together to build a powerful image that helps them appreciate the complex nature of trauma and its aftermath. Certification is provided.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain basic overview of trauma, brain basics
  • Gain basic overview of triggers and trauma responses
  • Understand complex nature of trauma and how it can affect us

Time: 2 hours

Number of People: 35



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