The vast majority of people with Substance Use Disorder have also experienced some type of trauma in their lives. This training will help clinicians strengthen their skills in providing trauma-informed treatment to their patients with Substance Use Disorders by increasing their understanding of the effects of both trauma and substance use on the brain and exploring effective methods of helping people heal from trauma.
- To be able to define traumatic stress and Substance Use Disorder
- To provide information on the effects of substance use and trauma on brain functioning
- To understand the different types of trauma and the components of trauma-informed care
- To develop a basic understanding of effective treatments for people with traumatic exposure and substance use