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Trauma, Adversity and Toxic Stress

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This introductory level course provides a description of trauma and its impact on individuals seeking behavioral health & other human services. The prevalence of these issues is discussed and the course reviews the developmental, physiological, cognitive, and emotional results of experiencing of trauma for individuals. Up-to-date Information is provided on how individuals who have experienced trauma can remain affected, and how they present in behavioral health settings.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss research that examined the health and social effects of adverse childhood experiences over the lifespan.
  • Discuss the comprehensive impact of trauma on individuals when traumatized.
  • Describe the developmental, cognitive, emotional and behavioral results of trauma that can remain with individuals throughout their lives if trauma is not addressed.
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