Trauma-Informed Interventions in Case Management and Peer Support

February 7, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Community Solutions
9015 Murray Ave., Ste. 100
Gilroy, CA 95020

Course Description: 

In our work with children and families, we are often supporting them in identifying and healing from trauma.  As Case Managers and Peer Partners, understanding and supporting trauma symptoms within your role is of great value.  In this training, you will be introduced to best practices within the Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) model. TF-CBT is an evidenced-based treatment model for children ages 18 and under who experience symptoms of PTSD.  This course will include psychoeducation on trauma symptoms, rationale for trauma treatment, and provide specific trauma-informed interventions that are within the scope of case management and peer support.  This training does not include clinical interventions or certification. This training is intended for case managers or peer support staff, to provide guidance on how to best support clients receiving TF-CBT Treatment.

Learning Objectives:

By the conclusion of this training, participants will:

-Identify common symptoms and reactions to childhood trauma

-Identify at least 2 ways to describe the rationale for trauma treatment to children and families

-Identify at least 3 skills in each of the following areas: feelings expression, relaxation skills, affective regulation, and cognitive coping.

About the Trainer:

Lisa Colliss is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Clinical Supervision & Training Manager at Community Solutions. Lisa has clinical and training experience in a variety of evidence-based practices and trauma-informed care, including TF-CBT, Seeking Safety, Mindfulness, and the use of movement and yoga in trauma work.   She has served as a clinician in large community-based organizations, an inpatient psychiatric hospital and in private practice with experience providing individual and group therapy to clients of all ages.

CEUs: This course is approved for 6.5 hours of continuing education units for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California B.B.S. under CEPA Provider #129412.

Questions? Please contact our Training Division: or 408-846-4791

If you need special accommodations to ensure a comfortable learning experience please contact our Training Division.

Click on image to view flyer