This workshop will discuss the Seven Essential Ingredients for Trauma Informed Care. The focus will be on the prevalence and impact of trauma and an overview of perspectives, regulation, relationships, a reason to be, and caregiver capacity will be reviewed. SAMHSA’s concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach will also be covered.

Objectives: (for CEU’s)

Participants will be able to name/explain/use:

  • Trauma and Trauma Informed Care
  • The Six Key Principles of a Trauma Informed approach
  • How the ACE Study correlates to Trauma
  • The 7 essential ingredients for Trauma Informed Care


Format: PowerPoint, Facilitated Discussion, Interactive Activities, Videos


  • 1 to 1.5 hrs. (Conferences only)
  • 3 hr. Workshops