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Trauma-Informed Care: Working with Veterans, Service Providers, and Families of Veterans


Credit Available - See CEs/Contact Hours tab below.

Average Rating:
   5
Category:
Certificate Program: Online Trauma-Informed Organization: Basics for All Staff |  Trauma and PTSD |  Veterans |  Trauma-Informed Organization: Elective Courses
Trainer:
Dr. Tom Nochajski
Course Levels:
Beginning
Duration:
1 Hour 47 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 16, 2021



Description

Course Format

Hybrid: Recorded video online activity and reading-based online activity.


This course is an elective course in the Online Trauma-Informed Organization Certificate Program: Basics for All Staff that was created by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC).

Description: This course offers foundational information regarding the intersection of military, veteran, and civilian cultures, the nature and possible impacts of trauma experienced by veterans and people serving in the military, and the implementation of a trauma-informed approach in systems of care accessed by veterans and their families. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Differentiate between military, veteran, and civilian culture;
  • Identify connections between various elements of military/veteran culture and trauma;
  • Recognize common signs, symptoms, and impacts of trauma among this population; and
  • Describe how the values of a trauma-informed approach can be applied when engaging with members of this population and their families.

Target Audience:  This course is appropriate for social workers and all levels of human service staff who interface with veterans and military families and seek information on a trauma-informed approach to working with such populations.

Customer Service

We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.


CEs/Contact Hours


NYSED LMSW & LCSW CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 8.25


NYSED LMHC CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 8.25


NYSED LMFT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 8.25


NYSED LCAT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 8.25


NYSED PSY CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0062. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 8.25


UBSW - NYS OASAS

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 6.75 hours for CPP & CPS Initial, Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.



Handouts

Trainer

Dr. Tom Nochajski's Profile

Dr. Tom Nochajski Related seminars and products


Retired Research Professor at the UB School of Social Work

Co-Director of the Instititue on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

Combat Disabled Vietnam Veteran


Course Outline

  1. Introduction to military culture
  2. Common practices that can retraumatize veterans and military families
  3. Implications and prevalence of trauma with veterans, the military culture, military families, and civilian life
  4. Implementing a trauma-informed approach when working with veterans and military families

Completion Requirements

No partial credit is given for partial attendance.

In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course participants must complete the following.

Please note all requirements can be found in your UBCE21 portal. 

- Watch the video(s) in their entirety.

- Complete the self-study hours of required reading(s). These are the handouts labeled "required".

- After the training, take and pass the quiz with a score of 80% or higher. Participants have three chances to pass the quiz. You can access the quiz by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course. 

-  After the training, complete the evaluation by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course.

- The certificate of completion will be immediately generated in your account upon completion of all course requirements. Certificates may be downloaded, printed, or left in your account. 

Self-Study Course Access

Upon successful registration of the course, including receipt of payment, you will be able to access the course materials. 

How do I test my system / access the online training?

To access the program, please log into your account. Click on the Launch Viewer button next to your program title.

How do I access the course materials

To download course materials, log into your account. Under the seminar name click on the Handouts button.

Equipment Requirements

Required Hardware
- A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet).
- Speakers/headphones/earbuds OR access to a phone to call in to the Zoom room.


Strongly Encouraged Hardware
- Webcam or mobile device with a camera for interacting in course activities.


Internet Connection
- A stable Internet connection of 56K or greater is required. (However, please note that a 56K connection may degrade the quality of your experience.)

Any questions about these requirements or other technical questions can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Self-Study Cancellation Policy

Self-Study Courses: Participants have up to 72 hours from purchase to contact the Office of Continuing Education by email and request a refund.

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