Trauma-Informed Care and Responses: Patient Safety is the Primary Goal 4.0 CEUs


Educational Goals and Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the DSM-5 Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders diagnostic codes when you see them on a mental health assessment. 

  • Be able to explain trauma to the patients as defined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

  • Understanding that there is a biological-psychological-sociological effect on patients who have experienced trauma and in the development of their world view.

  •  Knowledge that there is a “universal assumption of trauma” for patients with a SUD diagnosis during the admission assessment and during treatment/recovery planning.

  • Participants will gain knowledge of and steps to incorporate effective trauma-informed care strategies and cultural competence with patient safety as the primary goal.

  • Counselor Wellness = Client Wellness: Understand that vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue exist in the human services field.

  • How to develop a safe collaborative patient-centered therapeutic alliance.

Course Information

Course Instructor

William A. Rule, MS, CASAC William A. Rule, MS, CASAC Author

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1 year of access

Includes a personalized OASAS Certificate of Completion 4.0 for CASAC/CPP/CPS renewal.

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