About The Course

Recorded Webinar available December 1st, 2022

Course Description: Trauma continues to be a significant reality in the lives of many individuals. Practitioners benefit from learning about various strategies to address trauma and PTSD. In this workshop, discover evidenced-based methods for effective trauma treatment based in trauma informed care principles. Comparing and contrasting interventions and strategies for effective treatment will be presented, along with many specific goals and interventions to grow your trauma treatment toolbox.

Participants will be able to

  • Discover evidenced-based interventions for treating trauma.
  • Explore the value of implementing strategies through a trauma informed lens.
  • Evaluate and critically analyze methods for selecting appropriate treatment strategies.

Meet The Presenter

Diane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas. She has over 20 years of experience in the fields of psychology, social work and mental health.

Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare, for over 10 years. She obtained her master’s degree in Social Work from KU in 2006, with clinical concentrations in Children & Families and Mental Health. Diane taught classes in the Clinical Master’s program, which included: Clinical Social Work Practice, Loss and Grief, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, Advanced Standing Practice, and Mental Health & Psychopathology. Diane was also a practicum Field Instructor, Field Liaison and Community Education trainer for the School of Social Welfare.

Diane has facilitated hundreds of trainings to mental health professionals, physicians and nurses, teachers, police officers, business personnel, and local City Council members. Diane enjoys the creativity that comes with envisioning and designing trainings, and aims to provide trainings that are informative, engaging and skill-building. She has customized and facilitated leadership and corporate trainings to EAP clients on wellness and business topics.