Trauma Counseling Training

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 programs. 

Trauma Specialization or Coursework 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 coursework. Students can begin and even finish their Post-Graduate Certificate in Trauma Response Services while completing their degree program.

Available classes include:

  • TRMA 500: Introduction to Traumatology and Trauma-Informed Care
  • TRMA 501: Best Practices in Trauma-Informed Care
  • TRMA 502: Interpersonal Neurobiology of Trauma
  • TRMA 503: Grief and Loss Across the Lifespan
  • TRMA 541: Race and Trauma
  • TRMA 542: Developing a Professional Online Identity
  • TRMA 543: Trauma-Informed Emotion Focused Therapy
  • TRMA 544: Trauma-Informed Treatment with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
  • TRMA 560: Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Applications

Post-Graduate Certificate in Trauma Response Services

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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