Trauma-Informed Screening and Assessment

Training Description:

This 1-hour training, Trauma-Informed Screening and Assessment is designed to provide tools for screening in a trauma-informed manner that will help the counselor and client develop a common understanding of the connection between their trauma and the issues they may be facing in the present. This approach will support a safe counselor-client relationship, provide effective services, and promote improved outcomes. In this training, we will examine trauma-informed techniques for collecting information about individuals and their families through the process of screening and assessment. Participants will learn about the principles of trauma-informed screening and assessment and will be given the opportunity to put these principles into practice.  

Training Objectives:

After participating in this training participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the principles of trauma-informed screening and assessment
  2. Describe trauma-informed techniques for collecting information
  3. Describe how to support a safe counselor-client relationship

Continuing Education Credits:

Discipline Approval Statement
Licensed Social Worker This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education hour(s) for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. NASW-MA Chapter CE Approving Program, Authorization Number D91975.
Licensed Psychologist CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Academy (SCA) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Academy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Academy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact Berkshire AHEC at For questions about CE, contact Spiritual Competency Academy at 1 CE Hour(s). 
MA Licensed Mental Health Counselor This program has been approved for 1 Category I MaMHCA hours for re-licensure in accordance with 262 CMR. MEACP Authorization 23-0365.
MA Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor This course has been approved by the Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services/LADC Unit for 1 contact hours for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Assistants.
MA Registered Nurse Program meets the requirements for nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing 244 CMR 5.04.
MA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist This activity has been certified by NEAFAST on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions, for LMFT professional continuing education. Certification # PC-041971.
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Please allow 3-4 weeks for email delivery of any CE Credit certificates from Berkshire AHEC, the CE Credit provider.