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Trauma Certificate Programs

Fall 2015 Level I Program

Registration for the Fall 2015 Level I Certificate in Advanced Trauma Training is now open. 

The Level II Certificate in Advanced Trauma Training will resume Spring 2016.  The dates for Level II will be posted on our website in November 2015. Please check back then to register.  

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Our exciting, state-of-the-art CEU’s provide clinicians with current theory, tools for assessment, evaluation and diagnosis, and creative treatment strategies.  The combination of didactic and experiential trainings will deepen your knowledge and re-energize your work!

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The Adolescent Brain and Substance Abuse

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Asking for Forgiveness

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Helping Kids Transition “Back to School”

Last week I was reminiscing with my three grown sons about how we used to do our annual back to

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This is the best training I have ever experienced, mainly because I am leaving with so many tools in my clinical tool bag. I have learned volumes about trauma treatment, and I am already using many of Lisa’s strategies and techniques in my work with all of my clients-no matter what he or she brings in.

— Casey Crimmins, LPC

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