What is the impact of community trauma on patients and professionals in clinical care services?
How might an understanding of trauma inform patient care and how we care for ourselves?
Join us for a continuation of this speaker series for our community health center providers and staff. You may attend this event without having been to previous sessions.
CHCN/AHC health centers are consistently faced with high numbers of patients with trauma, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse disorders. This series will conclude with an overview of the current state of knowledge about types of trauma, and the trauma-informed movement as it relates to health and health center professionals and staff.
1. Review definitions of trauma and trauma informed care
2. Review how childhood trauma results in adult disease and poor outcomes
3. Describe ways of addressing trauma in health care
4. Emphasize the importance of caring for yourself as you care for others
5. Illustrate ideas to support clients with direct, past, or vicarious trauma.
Part 3 Trainer:
Leigh Kimberg, MD
Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US) & Professor of Medicine University of California San Francisco
This program is currently under review and anticipates being approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s). Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This course is currently under review and anticipates approval for 1.5 hours of Continuing Education credit for LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and MFTs as required by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Provider Approval Number: 131264