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National Victim Assistance Academy: Building Trauma-Informed Organizations

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A trauma-informed organization is one where all practices and services are viewed through the lens of trauma.

In a trauma-informed organization, programs respond empathically to survivor needs, ensure their physical and emotional safety, develop realistic goals, and avoid re-traumatization. This training provides guidance on how your organization can become trauma-informed and how to modify policies and procedures to respond to trauma victims. 

This training is designed for those responsible for designing and implementing their organization’s programs and policies. 

This training will be delivered online, over the course of 5 weeks, beginning on January 10, 2022. Each week, except for the introductory week, will include a facilitated webinar. There are recommended readings and videos, as well as written assignments. You should expect to spend about an hour per week on the assignments, in addition to participating in the 75-minute webinar. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements.

Please note: Space is limited, so apply today to reserve your spot. 

Date Created: October 4, 2021