Life trauma can lead to lifestyle practices that influence development of chronic illness. Understanding past traumatic events in individuals' lives can be key to effective care. Trauma-informed care is an approach to engaging people with a history of life trauma that recognizes trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma plays in their lives. This session explores how trauma-informed care can be used by clinicians with individuals who have experienced pervasive adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). This session provides suggestions for using the five guiding principles of trauma-informed care: safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment, as the best clinical practice.
This course is part of the "Innovations in Geriatric Care" Virtual Conference - Day 1.
Course created on February 18, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to define trauma and the pervasive impact that trauma has.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe what is meant by a trauma-informed approach to care.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the key principles and essential components of a trauma-informed approach.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the suggested guidance for implementing a trauma-informed approach.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the concept of trauma in the context of community.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; Background and review of the Adverse Childhood Events (ACE) Study; Description of the Physiological Response to Trauma; Statistics from HHS and CDC|
|10-25 Minutes||SAMHSA Definition of TIC; Definition of Secondary trauma; Definition of Trauma-informed; The Three Es of Trauma: Event, Experience, Effects|
|25-35 Minutes||Paradigm shift in healthcare; The 4 Rs to being Trauma-Informed: Realize, Recognize, Respond, Resist Re-traumatization; List reasons why a client may not report; Review universal versus case-specific screening; Discuss need for TIC in SNF|
|35-50 Minutes||Review the principles of TIC and provide specific strategies that healthcare providers can use to implement these in their sites. This includes addressing trauma in our own employees and how it affects daily work. SafetyTrustworthiness and TransparencyPeer SupportCollaboration MutualityEmpowerment, Voice, ChoiceCultural, Historical, Gender Issues|
|50-60 Minutes||What is meant by context of the community?; Discuss community reaction and response to trauma; Concluding remarks, Q&A|
Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Kathleen Weissberg, in her 20+ years of practice, has worked in long-term care as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including dementia care and staging, wellness, incontinence management, and evidence-based falls management.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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