The Center for Professional & Community Education

The Center for Professional & Community Education provides professional training and community education in topics related to promoting wellness, prevention, treatment, and recovery from trauma and behavioral health disorders.

Target Audiences:

  • Behavioral health clinicians
  • Human service paraprofessionals and support staff
  • School teachers and staff, law enforcement personnel, and others who provide service to the general population
  • Foster parents or other caregivers
  • Parent organizations, congregations, civic groups or other groups interested in topics offered

Clinical Training Topics:

  • Trauma Informed Care (TIC) for Systems of Care
  • Introduction to Systems Implementation of Trauma Informed Care
  • Helping the Helpers: Understanding and Responding to Vicarious Trauma
  • Neurobiology of Trauma
  • The ACE (Adverse Childhood Events) Study
  • Trauma Screening and Assessment
  • Introduction to Phase-Oriented, Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment
  • Working with Adult Survivors of Trauma
  • Culturally Adapted Trauma Treatment
  • Trauma-Informed Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Complex Developmental Trauma Disorders
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Traumatized Children
  • Child & Family Assessment
  • ADHD and Executive Functioning
  • Treatment of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Behavior Problems in Children
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Crisis Prevention Institute Model (Non-violent Crisis Intervention)
  • Introduction to SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral & Treatment)

Community Education Topics:

  • Becoming Authentically Trauma Informed: Applying the CCTIC model of Culture Change—Introduction
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) including modules for Public Safety & Higher Education
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)
  • Introduction to ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study
  • Trauma Informed Customer Service
  • Working with Adult Survivors of Trauma
  • Positive Parenting and Behavior Management
  • Parenting Your Traumatized Child
  • ADHD and Executive Functioning Disorders
  • ARC Framework for Systems and Non-Clinical Service Providers

For some programs & disciplines, CEUs are available for an additional fee

For more information about pricing and building a customized training plan that meets your needs, please contact:

Sarah Tanner
8 Atwood Drive, Suite 301
Northampton, MA 01060
413-773-1314 ext. 1047
CPCE@csoinc.org