Translating Trauma-Informed Care Into Practice Certificate Program

Trauma-Informed Care Training and Consultation

Barry University School of Social Work is offering a virtual 4-day post-masters training that prepares professional helpers to deliver trauma-informed services in a variety of settings with a range of problems and populations. Using SAMSHA's principles of trauma-informed care (TIC), the program helps participants refine skills of conceptualizing cases through the lens of trauma, translating TIC principles into practice, and creating trauma-informed culture and practice that is safe, collaborative, empowering, and healing.)

Module 1: Defining Trauma-Informed Care, Neurobiology of Trauma, & TIC Framework

Module 2: Conceptualizing Cases through the trauma lens, Trauma-specific vs. Trauma-Informed

Module 3: Translating TIC into Practice, Avoiding re-traumatization in the helping relationship

Module 4: Building a Trauma-Informed Workplace

Program Overview

2020 Schedule & Pricing

  • Module 1 & 2– Friday, November 6th – Saturday, November 7th
  • Module 3 & 4 - Friday, November 13th - Saturday, November 14th
  • Complete Certificate Program - $499

Discounts Available

  • Discounted rate of $450 per person for Barry University alumni and Field Educators and Advisors.
  • Discounted rate of $450 per person for group registrations of 5 or more.


  • 22 hrs of CEUs (TIC Certification provided after completion of 22 hrs classroom + 3 hours of online supervision -- dates and times in online forum- TBA)

Agenda At A Glance

  • Morning sessions: 9:30 – 12:30
  • Lunch break 12:30 – 1:30
  • Afternoon Sessions: 1:30 – 4:30
Day 1 AM Fri Definitions, Prevalence, Impact of Trauma and ACEs
Day 1 PM Fri Neurobiology of Trauma
Day 2 AM Sat Trauma-Specific vs. Trauma-Informed: Panel Discussion
Day 2 PM Sat Case Conceptualization through the trauma lens
Day 3 AM Fri Translating TIC into Practice
Day 3 PM Fri Avoiding Re-Traumatization
Day 4 AM Sat Vicarious Trauma, Self-Care, and Expressive Arts
Day 4 PM Sat Innovation Activities: Creating a plan for your service delivery
CEU hours TOTAL 22
Supervision 3 hours: Participation in two 90-minute online group supervision forums, dates TBA
Certificate total hours 25

Intended audience: Masters Level social workers, mental health professionals, and other social service staff. 22 CEUs available for LCSW, LMHC, LMFT.

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