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Trauma-Informed Care: Working in the Health Care System


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Description

Trauma-Informed Care: Working in the Health Care System

(Population Health: Shifting the paradigm to focus on root cause of disease)

 

Course Length: This course takes one video hour to complete. There are additional readings and an internet video listed below. Readings are included in the handout section of this course as PDF documents.

 

Certificate Program: This course is part of 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). Visit the certificate program webpage at www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/conted/otioc for details.

Fulfills Certificate Program Requirement:  X : Elective Hours __ Foundation Hours

 

Description:

This online course offers the training in a video format. All course handouts can be viewed online, saved to your computer or printed.

 

The course offers an overview of the current state of health care and its relationship to trauma based on what is known from the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study. This course is for  social workers and other human service professionals as well as doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals and volunteers who interface with the health care system. The benefits of implementing a trauma-informed approach in the health care system is an improvement in the symptomology for children, adolescents, and adults, and a decrease the frequency of re-traumatization for all involved including professionals. The benefits are not limited to this; rather they far exceed and provide a great amount of support and empowerment to all involved.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how trauma plays a role in mental,  emotional and physical health;
  • Understand the implications that trauma has on children, adolescents, adults, families, and professionals involved in the health care system;
  • Identify ways the health care system can benefit from implementing trauma-informed principles and approaches;
  • Identify specific trauma-informed practices and approaches that can be utilized with patients.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to trauma-informed care in the health care system
  2. Trauma and it’s implication and prevalence with patients
  3. Common practices in the health care system that retraumatize children, adolescents, adults, families, and professionals

Handouts:  If it makes it easier for you to follow the course videos and take notes, we recommend you print your handouts from the handout section of the course and have them available as you watch the video modules. Handouts can be saved to your computer or printed.

Infographic: view and print the free infographic on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care Infographic at http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/social-research/institutes-centers/institute-on-trauma-and-trauma-informed-care/about-us/trauma-informed-care-infographic.html - See more at: https://ubswce.ce21.com/item/traumainformed-care-working-family-court-system-12085#sthash.FMqOUQVq.dpuf

 

Required Reading Material:  is in the handout section of your course; refer to your course outline document for details.

 

Required Videos to Watch: refer to the course outline document in your handouts for the website link.

 

Target Audience: This course is appropriate for social workers and human service professionals as well as all health care system professionals and volunteers (doctors, nurses, etc.) that are in need of foundational information on trauma, trauma-informed care and its relationship to health.

 

Course Availability: You have 60 days to complete the course from the date of purchase.

 

ADA accommodations: If you require supports for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us in advance by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or phone at 716-829-5841.

 

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

 

Course Completion:

  • Use the designated tab in your course site to take course evaluation and quiz. Based on best continuing education practice, quizzes are included to verify your acquisition of knowledge. A score of 80% is needed to pass. You may retake the quiz if you do not achieve a passing score the first time.
  • Certificate of Completion: Upon successful completion of the quiz, you will be able to print your Certificate of Completion with CEUs.

 

CEUs: The NYSED (New York) LMSW and LCSW self-study contact hours listed on the credit tab are included as part of your course fee and will print out on your certificate of completion.

 

Frameable Certificate of Completion for the Online Trauma-Informed Organization Certificate Program: Basics for All Staff: If you are taking the entire certificate program and you would like to receive a frameable certificate of completion, please email us at sw-ce@buffalo.edu  when you complete the program requirements. There is an application with a $25 processing and records fee. Upon receipt of this, we will mail you a certificate of completion. Note: If you are an organization and you are having staff watch courses as a group, you may contact us for pricing on individual certificates for your employees: sw-ce@buffalo.edu  or 716-829-5847.

 

Instructor:

Kathleen T. Grimm, MD, MHSc, graduated from the SUNY Buffalo medical school, and completed a four-year residency in combined internal medicine/pediatrics in Buffalo, New York. After completion of residency, she worked in private practice for more than a decade, before working for a University medicine/pediatrics clinic site and at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Adolescent Clinic, where she actively participated in teaching of residents and medical students. She completed a Masters program in Bioethics at the University of Toronto in 2008. Dr. Grimm’s current position as a physician is working in palliative care under the umbrella of the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo, at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), where a diverse community outreach team has been established and is doing presentations on The Conversation Project. Dr. Grimm has served in leadership positions including terms as president of the Erie County Medical Society; past-president of the Kaleida Medical-Dental Staff; member of policy committees at a local and national level; member of the advisory council of the TICI (Trauma-informed Community Initiative of Western New York); and a participant in the gun violence prevention task force through the National Physicians Alliance.  She has established a Buffalo-based advocacy group for universal, single-payer health care reform and provided numerous local presentations on the need for healthcare financing reform to address the social determinants of health. She is currently co-chair of the Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, a network of public health workers focused on the social determinants of health and health justice. She is a graduate of the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York’s Fellows Program, working collaboratively to address the needs of children living in poverty and the frail elderly. She is a member of PNHP (Physicians for a National Health Program), the ACP, and the NPA (National Physicians Alliance). She has been trained in advocacy as a Copello fellow through her involvement as a member of the NPA.

 

Credits


UB ITTIC Online Trauma-Informed Organization Certificate Program: Basics for All Staff- elective course

1  Hours


UBSW - NYS LCAT CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/17.) 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-003. Continuing education self-study contact hours: 1.


UBSW - NYS LMFT CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/17.) 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: 1.


UBSW - NYS LMHC CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/17.) 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: 1.


UBSW - NYS LMSW & LCSW CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/15.) 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: 1



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Faculty

Kathleen T. Grimm Related seminars and products: 1

MD, MHSc


Kathleen T. Grimm, MD, MHSc, graduated from the SUNY Buffalo medical school, and completed a four-year residency in combined internal medicine/pediatrics in Buffalo, New York. After completion of residency, she worked in private practice for more than a decade, before working for a University medicine/pediatrics clinic site and at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Adolescent Clinic, where she actively participated in teaching of residents and medical students. She completed a Masters program in Bioethics at the University of Toronto in 2008. Dr. Grimm’s current position as a physician is working in palliative care under the umbrella of the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo, at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), where a diverse community outreach team has been established and is doing presentations on The Conversation Project. Dr. Grimm has served in leadership positions including terms as president of the Erie County Medical Society; past-president of the Kaleida Medical-Dental Staff; member of policy committees at a local and national level; member of the advisory council of the TICI (Trauma-informed Community Initiative of Western New York); and a participant in the gun violence prevention task force through the National Physicians Alliance.  She has established a Buffalo-based advocacy group for universal, single-payer health care reform and provided numerous local presentations on the need for healthcare financing reform to address the social determinants of health. She is currently co-chair of the Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, a network of public health workers focused on the social determinants of health and health justice. She is a graduate of the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York’s Fellows Program, working collaboratively to address the needs of children living in poverty and the frail elderly. She is a member of PNHP (Physicians for a National Health Program), the ACP, and the NPA (National Physicians Alliance). She has been trained in advocacy as a Copello fellow through her involvement as a member of the NPA.


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