This seminar addresses Seeking Safety, an evidence-based treatment for trauma and/or substance abuse. It covers (a) background on trauma and substance abuse (rates, presentation, models and stages of treatment, clinical challenges); and (b) implementation of Seeking Safety (overview, evidence base, demonstration of the model, adaptation to settings, frequently asked questions, fidelity monitoring and clinician training). Assessment tools and community resources are also described.
Additional topics include
- Research and clinical issues in treating trauma and substance abuse
- How to increase empathy and understanding of trauma and substance abuse
- Assessment and treatment resources
By the end of the training, participants will be able to implement Seeking Safety in their setting.