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Neurobiology of Trauma: Understanding Sexual Trauma & Using a Trauma Informed Care Approach in Treatment

This presentation will provide a review of the Neurobiology of Trauma, examine trauma related symptoms utilizing techniques that are geared toward creating safety for the client, and thus forth increasing the likelihood for therapeutic goal attainment.
*This on-demand content was originally presented live in 2021
  • Lifetime Access
  • Available 24/7
    • Intermediate Level
    • No Prerequisites Needed
      • ASSECT & APA Approved 
      • Accessible on Mobile

        What You’ll Learn in this Course

        Participants will gain knowledge about the 3 different areas of the brain associated with reasoning, relating and regulating and understand the impact of trauma on each part.
        Participants will increase understanding about the nervous system, survival responses and the window of tolerance and be able to identify signs of when a client is outside of their window of tolerance technique to assist with bringing them back within their window of tolerance.
        Participants will be able to identify signs and symptoms of sexual trauma and skill in addressing trauma with clients.
        Utilize one trauma informed approach in care with clients.
        Gain one skill in assessing the impact of trauma in clients.
        AASECT Certification

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        What Our Students Say

        Presenter was super knowledgeable and it was helpful to have heard from her. 
        Alysse C. 
        Family Medicine Doctor
        This presenter was truly amazing. I loved how she entered the space with humility, kindness and a trigger warning-encouraging us to take care of ourselves. Great information disseminated in a manner that was so easy to digest and learn. This was really informative and helpful. I will use this, particularly information about cringe and flatter as a trauma response in addition to fight, flight and freeze. 
        Lori L.
        Licensed Clinical Psychologist 
        Thank you for this workshop. Great job.
        Elizabeth S.
        Nurse Practitioner
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        —   About the Instructor

        Christy Werner, LCSW

        Licensed Clinical Social Worker

        Christy Werner, is a Licensed Clinical social worker in the state of Hawaii. She has been working in the field of sexual violence for over 20 years. She has worked at the Sex Abuse Treatment Center for the past 17 years, currently in the role of Lead Social Worker. 
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