Trauma Informed Relationships: Building Safety and Trust

The course provides the learner with content to better understand the needs and vulnerabilities of people affected by psychological trauma. This knowledge will increase sensitivity and the ability to support recovery and enhance the capacity to deliver services based on compassion and a new paradigm that views trauma as an injury.


  • Introduction to Trauma
  • Trauma and First Nations, Inuit and Métis
  • The Continuum of Trauma
  • The Impact of Trauma on Children and Youth
  • Phases of Trauma Recovery
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Triangle of Well-Being and Resilience
  • Mindfulness
  • Cultural Practices/Teachings
  • Self-Compassion
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Developing Trauma Informed Organizations and Systems
  • Building a Trauma Support Network