Trauma-Informed Care Regional Training

October 23, 2018 9:00 AM - November 08, 2018 3:30 PM

The New York State Family Planning Training Center hosted four in-person trainings on providing trauma-informed care. Trainings were facilitated by Dr. Sheela Raja, an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Medicine and a clinical psychologist with a background in PTSD. 

The objectives for participants were to be able to: 

  • Understand how trauma is processed behaviorally, emotionally, and physiologically
  • Discuss how traumatic events are related to negative ways of coping and disease outcomes
  • Communicate effectively with trauma survivors through universal trauma precautions
  • Apply at least one suggestion for providing trauma-informed care for family planning services
  • Utilize appropriate screening