Trauma Informed Care in Developmental Services

Developed in partnership with Participation House Durham.

Who is this for?

Clinicians working with people who have developmental service needs. Include but are not limited to: Registered Nurses, Allied Health workers, Psychotherapists.


Given a patient/client with a developmental disability and has experience(s) of trauma, a care provider will be able to support a person with a developmental disability and experiences of trauma by applying the principles of safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment. 

This course also addresses the potential impact of this work on clinicians and emphasizes the importance of self-care in becoming a resilient provider.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Collaborate with the person to identify ways to make their environment safe.
  • Use active listening and emotional validation to build trust between a person and care provider. 
  • Apply strategies to increase choice and control for a person with a developmental disability.
  • Guide clients to identify their strengths to cope with trauma related problems.

Instructional Offerings

TALENT has developed three instructional offerings to accommodate your unique learning styles and life commitments.

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