Trauma-Informed Care, Suicidality and Motivational Approaches for Substance Use

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 9:00 – 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 – 10:00 AM CT | Virtual - Zoom


This training is a great introduction to motivational interviewing and how it can benefit the therapeutic relationship when working with SUD.  Participants will be informed of how SUD and trauma can interplay and how the use of MI can enhance the treatment process. Participants will gain understanding regarding the spirit of MI and walk about with basic skills to utilize with clients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define 5 shared symptoms of trauma and Substance Use Disorder
  • Identify 3 parts of the brain impacted by trauma
  • Learn 5 ways substance use and trauma impact brain functioning
  • Explore 5 behaviors associated with the 4 different brain states including suicidality
  • Explore how motivational interviewing can enhance the treatment of trauma and substance use disorder

Recovery Centers of America has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7002. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Recovery Centers of America is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 2 credit hours.