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Trauma and Moral Injury Workshop for Mental Health Professionals


Trauma and Moral Injury Workshop for Mental Health Professionals

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Location: Georgetown Campus, South Seattle College
Gene J. Colin Education Hall Bldg C.
6737 Corson Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
206-375-0784
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From: February 21, 2020 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Keith Meyer, MS, LMHC; Trainer and PTG Advisory Committee Member

Details: Moral injury impacts not only people who have been in combat, but people from all walks of life who experienced different types of trauma and grief. This training provides an opportunity for mental health practitioners to obtain a comprehensive understanding of trauma, its connection to the development of moral injury, and the current methods utilized in the management of moral injury.

Objectives: • Comprehend trauma, types of trauma, trauma events, and how cultural issues impact those traumatized. • Identify the relationship between trauma and dissociation. • Identify the impact of trauma on the assumptive world, and its connection to the development of moral injury. • Recognize the connection between trauma and the development of PTSD and/or Moral Injury • Identify the key components of moral injury and how it differs from PTSD • Recognize the causes of moral injury and how it can affect individuals struggling to find meaning in their lives. • Identify the psychological and physical impact of trauma and moral injury, including the effect on the brain. • Assess & apply current methods utilized in the management of moral injury and identify/explain resources available to those affected by moral injury.

Cost: FREE

Parking: $3/day on campus (pay at the Kiosk in front of the Colin Education Hall)

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.