Trauma STARs: Understanding Trauma and Trauma-Informed Practice
CEUs: 3 CEUs LPCGA & GSCSW
Individuals and communities can learn skills for addressing trauma, healing relationships, and building resilience which improves the well-being of all. STARS is a research-supported trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human society, spirituality, and restorative justice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities.
This is a 2.5 CE hour live interactive synchronous webinar course. Individuals and communities can learn skills for addressing trauma, healing relationships, and building resilience which improves the wellbeing of all. STARS is a research-supported trauma awareness and resilience training program.
The participant will be able to recognize the different types of traumas that impact the helping profession.
The participant will be able to distinguish between compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and secondary trauma.
The participant will be able to demonstrate how trauma-informed care strategies can protect staff from compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and secondary trauma.
Instructor: Rob Collins, LCSW, LSSGB
Rob Collins is an experienced mental health clinician, corporate trainer, team builder, and military combat veteran. Driven by innovation and research, he takes pride in providing excellent training experiences by staying ahead of the trends in training methods, didactics, and engagement strategies. With his license in Clinical Social Work and his Green Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement, Rob strikes a balance between engagement, entertainment, and effective training to bring about positive change in the workplace and community. During his tenure at the CHRIS Training Institute at CHRIS 180 in Atlanta, he has specialized in designing and the facilitation of seminars that analyze the intersectionality of authenticity and trauma-informed practice and has brought it to the realm of Virtual Engagement, Mental Health, LGTBQ+ Advocacy, Leadership, Management, and Team Building with Fulton County Board of Health, Dekalb County District Attorney’s Offices, Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and many more.