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What Clinicians Need to Know About Trauma
Amelia Roeschlein, DSW, MA, LMFT, Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, social workers, pharmacists as well as allied professional staff and program administrators.
Credit Designations Available
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, Nursing Contact Hours, AAPA Category 1 CME credit, SW CEU hours, and Pharmacy CE credit
Module Description
Given the association between trauma, including adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and substance use, addressing trauma is a critical component of providing care to patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). Implementing trauma-informed, recovery-oriented principles and practices can improve patient outcomes related to not only substance use but also overall health and wellbeing. Join this webinar to learn practical trauma-informed strategies to engage with and enhance care for patients with SUDs.
Educational Objectives
  • Describe the impacts of trauma
  • Explain the connection between trauma and substance use disorders
  • Provide two trauma-informed strategies of engagement with clients with substance use disorders
Method of participating in the learning process

In order to receive maximum credit, learners must: 

1. Review the materials provided.
2. Complete knowledge-based assessment questions to assess both prior knowledge and knowledge change following the activity
3. Complete an evaluation to assess satisfaction and plans for individual and/or team practice change.
4. Follow instructions at the end of the course regarding how to retrieve a certificate.* 

*Credit will not be awarded unless all components of the program are completed.  Partial credit will not be awarded.

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 07/02/2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 PA-CME Credit
1 Other Professionals Credit
1 Social Work (ACE) Credit
1 Nursing Credit
1 Pharmacy Credit
The content on this site is intended solely to inform and educate medical professionals. This site shall not be used for medical advice and is not a substitute for the advice or treatment of a qualified medical professional.

Funding for this initiative was made possible by cooperative agreement no. 1H79TI086770 and grant no. 1H79TI085588 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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