Certificate in Responding to Trauma and Grief
for Indigenous Communities and Organizations
Nov 15 - Nov 19, 2021 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)
Price: $1,299.00 CAD (*early rate) $1,799.00 CAD (regular rate) + tax
*early rate expires October 15, 2021
This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check system requirements prior to registering.
This is an open enrollment public 5-day certificate program for those working in Indigenous communities & organizations. This program blends both Western and Indigenous perspectives, and provides participants an opportunity to develop a set of competencies for effectively responding to people experiencing trauma and grief.
Noela Crowe-Salazar, MSW, RSW. Noela is a Registered Social Worker and is a member of Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. Learn more about Noela.
Cindy Deschenes, MSW, RSW. Cindy is a Registered Social Worker from the Kitigan Zibi and Kitiganik Algonquin communities in Quebec. Learn more about Cindy.
- Vicarious Trauma – Strategies for Resilience
- Trauma – Counselling Strategies for Healing and Resilience
- Walking Through Grief – Helping Others Deal with Loss
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop for those working in Indigenous communities and organizations and working in social service and health care roles, counsellors, social workers, school personnel, and anyone supporting people working through trauma and grief.
Method of Delivery
Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, and small group discussions.
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:
- Define trauma and understand the possible variations of potential impact
- Identify key assessment areas for individuals who have experienced traumatic events
- Describe the connection between traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress symptoms
- Recognize the influence of dominant discourses and mainstream understandings of grief
- Respond and support individuals, families, and communities impacted by grief
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Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person.
We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream fees only.
You Will Receive
Login details approximately 3-4 days prior to the event date, as well as a PDF e-manual, and a PDF workshop certificate.
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To register a group for a workshop, choose the appropriate number you would like to register for the selected workshop, and fill in all the relevant information.
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Continuing Education Credit
While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop. See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.
Filming and Photography
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute reserves the right to film video content and take photography at our events. Some of our workshops will be live-streamed and filmed for participants not in attendance. Filming and photography may also be used for promotional materials. If you would like to know if we will be filming an event you are attending, please contact our office.