UTC 42: Trauma Responsive and Family-Centered Care for Women and their Children

This course defines trauma and a trauma-responsive environment in substance use disorder treatment. It then addresses how trauma-specific treatment is specifically integrated into women’s substance use disorder treatment, including the importance of teaching staff working with women in a substance use disorder treatment setting about trauma-responsive care. The course concludes with evidence-based approaches to empower women to enhance parenting and how family-centered care can be integrated into women’s treatment for substance use disorders.

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