Tools for Trauma: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach (TI-204)



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Tools for Trauma: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach (TI-204)


This course will supply both the novice and advanced traumatologist with the necessary knowledge and skills to start utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in their treatment of trauma survivors. In addition to presenting an instructive foundational understanding of the theoretical tenants of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, this course will supply experiential training in the most renowned techniques of CBT. Intervention strategies include: Reciprocal Inhibition, Stress Inoculation Training, Systematic Desensitization, Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Behavioral Rehearsal and Relaxation Training. Treatment applications will be framed within a tri-Phasic model.

Who would benefit from Participation?

This course will benefit psychologists, master’s level counselors, social workers and other skilled mental health professionals who work with trauma survivors or wish to gain the necessary skills. Participants will expand the specialty of their practice in the field of trauma recovery.

Participants will learn about:

  • The three-stage treatment model: Safety & Stabilization; Remembrance & Mourning; Reconnection
  • Addressing responses of the Body, Mind, Behavior and Emotion using CBT for clients after experiencing a trauma
  • Over 20 CBT intervention strategies for trauma recovery
  • Learn underlying principles of CBT, and the development of Behavioral, Cognitive and CBT approaches
  • Function of CBT toward concluding each stage of the Tri-Phasic treatment model
  • Efficient applications of CBT among trauma survivors
  • Hands on approaches for working with post-trauma clients through community reconnection on their path to recovery

Course Evaluation:

It is mandatory for students to attend all sessions or complete supplementary assignments in order to successfully complete this course. Please refer to the Student Evaluation Package for the assignment schedule, the grading and the instructions.

Required Course Readings:

For In-Class Training – Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization & Recovery (2011). Baranowsky, Gentry & Frankl. Hogrefe: USA.

For Online Training – Tools for Trauma (Course manual TI-204)

What you Get if you complete the course Online:

  • Instant access to all the courses in your special package
  • A downloadable manual for each program
  • In depth narrated course presentations
  • A certificate of completion
  • Special features based on your selected package above
  • Continuing Education Credits (for details see
  • Recognition for your training through the National Center for Crisis Management, American Association of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Green Cross, International Association of Trauma Professionals (separate application required)
  • Ongoing support for your questions and training
  • Full refund within 10 days if you are not satisfied – we are dedicated to your success in our programs and want you to be happy with your experience.

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