What Happened to You? Incorporating Trauma-Informed Practices in Grief Work

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December 7, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1.5 hours)
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Presentation Description

By the time they reach college, an estimated 66 to 85 percent of youth have experienced a trauma at some point in their lives (Education Northwest, 2017). Current events, including the COVID-19 pandemic, race-based violence, and natural disasters only increase exposure to trauma, making it all the more important for trauma-informed practices to be infused in our work at all levels. This webinar will explore the impacts of trauma and foundational principles of trauma-informed care. Participants will leave with practical strategies, from direct practice to administration, to create a safer and more supportive space for all.


At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe common impacts of trauma on youth and adults.
  2. Summarize the principles and benefits of trauma-informed practice.
  3. Identify and implement 3 trauma-informed strategies in your direct work with clients, at the program level, and/or at the agency level.

About the Presenter

Cathy serves as Assistant Professor and Field Education Director for the Social Work Program at Creighton University. As an alum of the program herself, she enjoys educating and supporting students as they prepare to become future helping professionals. Prior to moving to academia, she served over eight years as the Program Director and Director of Operations at Grief’s Journey, a grief center in Omaha, Nebraska. The majority of her research and practice is in the field of grief and loss, grounded in trauma, child development, and family systems, with a strong background in mental health and suicide. Cathy currently serves on the Program Committee for Mourning Hope, a grief center in Lincoln, Nebraska, and is an active member of the National Alliance for Grieving Children.


CE Learning Systems, LLC:

American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

National Board for Certified Counselors
CE Learning Systems and National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) are cosponsors of this program. The cosponsorship has been approved by NBCC. CE Learning Systems is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. The ACEP solely is responsible for this program, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
CE Learning Systems SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0060.

New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
CE Learning Systems, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0072.

Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
CE-Go, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#6460). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Many state licensing boards accept APA approval to meet CE requirements. If you are a Counselor, Psychologist, Social Worker, or MFT, please check with your licensing board to see if APA is acceptable.

CE Certificate and Evaluation Process

Approximately 3 days after the conclusion of the event, you will receive an email link to CE-Go (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

 Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Complete an evaluation forms for each session you attended
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go process, please contact CE-Go at 877 248 6789 or by email at .

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