Trauma Counseling Training

At George Fox, we provide collaborative and ecosystemic training to graduate students and professionals looking to gain competency in trauma response services. We train students and professionals to support the resiliency of individuals and communities facing traumatic events through the unique work of our Trauma Response Institute and CACREP-accredited program.

Trauma Specialization or Course Work within a Master’s Degree

Students in our MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling and MA Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling programs can utilize elective credits to create a trauma response focus within their course work. Students can begin and even finish their Post-Graduate Certificate in Trauma Response Services while completing their degree program.

Available classes include:

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Post-Graduate Trauma Counseling Certificate

Specialized curriculum and research opportunities are available in a full certificate program. Professionals with a completed graduate degree in the mental health, education, medical or ministerial fields are eligible for the post-graduate certificate program. The program is also open to current graduate students.

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Continuing Education in Trauma Response

Professionals from the community with a qualifying degree are invited to take individual courses in Trauma Response Services for either graduate credit or continuing education (CE) credit.

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Sam Swan

Sam Swan

Admissions Counselor, Graduate Counseling Programs