Working with Trauma - From Confusion to Clarity


Intensive training for MH professionals working with people with symptoms of psychological trauma

Title: Working with Trauma - From Confusion to Clarity

**Following enthousiastic and exceptionally positive feedback from past participants, this course has been extended to 6 hours total duration**

Presenter: Elisabeth Scheepers, Ph.D.


Date:  Friday March 3rd and Friday March 10th, 2023:  10AM - 1PM Pacific Standard Time

Also:   Friday September 15th and Friday September 22nd, 2023:   10AM - 1PM Pacific Daylight Time

The course consists of two 3-hour sessions presented in consecutive weeks

Modality:   Live Zoom, guaranteed small group format

Cost:  $325.00 + GST for the 2 sessions

**Members of the CPCA and ACCT receive a $50.00 discount**

Continuing Education Units: The entire training is 6 hours and a certificate will be provided

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You will receive instructions for payment after registration


Dr. Elisabeth Scheepers is known for providing high quality, up-to-date, research-based training for counselling therapists. The training Working with trauma – From confusion to Clarity requires some prior knowledge and experience in working with people with psychological injury. Participants will obtain a solid background and skills that can be applied in practice.


  • The DSM-5 and ICD-11
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Diagnosis of Psychological Injury: PTSD/PTSI, other stress and trauma related disorders
  • Controversies
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Types of trauma
  • Symptoms
  • Differences in symptoms re to types of trauma
  • The brain and memory
  • Attachment & Relationships
  • Research: What works for trauma?
  • How to be an inclusive practitioner?
  • What is evidence-based practice?
  • What are the active ingredients?
  • Summary of the most effective tools
  • The role of medication
  • Working with clients with different types of trauma and complicated histories
  • Additions & Feedback from First Responders to Elisabeth’s training
  • Trauma assessment to monitor progress
  • Treatment: A Process of healing from isolation to inclusion