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Healing Community Trauma Module 1

**Please note: this is the ONLINE course. If you're looking for the LIVE course please select the LIVE one from our course catalog; thank you**

Diana Fried, LAc, AcuDetox Specialist
Carla Cassler, DAOM, LAc
Ravyn Stanfield, LAc. DOM, M.Ac, NCCAOM Dipl. Ac.

15 PDAs/CEUs Live (NCCAOM, CA, FL, TX)
11 PDAs AOM-Bio, 2 PDAs Ethics, 2 PDAs Safety
CA Provider # is 0619. This is a distance learning course.

In the aftermath of Covid-19 and the ongoing fight against police brutality, acupuncturists will be called upon to address enormous amounts of trauma and the tools for trauma informed care will be more essential than ever. This course draws on AWB’s 15 years of responding to trauma around the world, to provide inspiration, practical case studies, and all the clinical and organizational tools you need to start this community rebuilding NOW.

This course will prepare you to provide community-style acupuncture to people impacted by natural disasters, environmental devastation, disease, social injustice and human conflict. The focus is on how to provide trauma prevention and recovery care to impacted communities in times of crisis.


- The physiological, social and psychological factors in trauma patterns;
- Sociological sources of trauma;
- Clinical tools for trauma prevention; how to set up disaster response projects in the community;
- How to work safely on mobile teams and in community settings;
- Cultural humility considerations when providing trauma-informed care;
- Self help and safety for practitioners working in the field in crisis situations.

At the completion of Healing Community Trauma Module 1 trainees will:
- Understand the physiological, social and psychological factors that can create trauma patterns;
- Review the NADA 5 NP for community-style treatments, including point location and treatment safety;
- Understand the description of how to set up field clinics for trauma relief;
- Understand the importance of how to work safely and effectively as a team when delivering care in the field


*AWB Members & Students*
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  • Welcome
  • Module 1 Documents
  • Module 1 Video
  • Finish
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  • Worksheet 2
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever