Trauma-Informed Treatment Interventions for Pediatric Therapists
A history of exposure to trauma and other life adversities are common among individuals seeking services from behavioral health providers. Trauma Informed Care (TIC) is an overarching philosophy, framework, and organizational structure designed to better understand and recognize the impact of trauma on individuals through a strengths-based perspective. Designed for pediatric therapists and other professionals, this 2-hour webinar provides attendees with a working understanding of the core principles of trauma-informed care, as well as easy-to-implement treatment strategies. Other topics discussed include trauma symptoms and triggers, trauma-informed interviewing practices, uncertainty, shame, empathy, resilience, self-regulation deficits, and sensory processing limitations. Empirically based research findings and case study examples are highlighted throughout the course.
Define trauma and other related concepts.
Describe the key principles of trauma-informed care.
List how trauma and its associated deficits can impact the screening, intake, and goal-planning processes.
Identify practical tips and suggestions for the implementation of trauma-informed care approaches.
Describe appropriate screening and intervention options through a trauma-informed lens.
Target Audience: introductory-level OTs, COTAs, and other pediatric professionals Note: While many professionals may benefit from the course content, we can only guarantee acceptance of continuing education credit as described in the following CEU section.
Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity ID# 04168. This distance-learning, independent format is offered at 0.2 CEUs, Introductory Level, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Jerrod Brown, PhD, is a professor, trainer, researcher, and consultant with multiple years of experience teaching collegiate courses. He is also the founder and CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies and the Editor-in-Chief of Forensic Scholars Today. Jerrod has also provided consultation services to a number of caregivers, professionals, and organizations on topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; confabulation, suggestibility, trauma, and other life adversities; traumatic brain injury; and youth firesetting. He has completed four separate master’s degree programs and holds graduate certificates in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Other Health Disabilities, and Traumatic-Brain Injuries. Jerrod has also conducted over 200 workshops, webinars, and on-demand trainings for various organizations and professional and student audiences. In 2021, Jerrod completed a post-doctoral certificate in Leadership and Organizational Strategy from Walden University and a Professional Certificate in Forensic Psychology fromSan Diego State University Global Campus. Currently, He is pursuing a graduate certificate in Neuropsychology from Ball State University with an anticipated date of graduation of fall 2022. Jerrod has published several articles and book chapters and recently co-edited Forensic Mental Health: A Source Guide for Professionals (Brown & Weinkauf, 2018) with Erv Weinkauf, MA. Jerrod is also regularly featured on several national and international podcast programs.
Financial: Jerrod Brown receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC. He is compensated for his position as CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies and receives royalties as a co-editor of Forensic Mental Health: A Source Guide for Professionals.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.