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Trauma Informed Care Training

The Center for Trauma Informed Innovation provides regular training opportunities for professionals and community members to learn more about trauma-informed care, to develop skills and strategies in applying the principles of trauma-informed and compassionate care, and to support personal, professional, and organizational resilience.

Pre-registration is required. Certificates of attendance are provided, with CEUs applicable for most healthcare, social service, and education professionals. Contact your licensure or certification board for details.


Trauma Informed Caring: an Essential Conversations podcast produced by the Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center.

Hosted by the Center for Trauma Informed Innovation, this podcast explores varied perspectives on trauma informed caring to nurture knowledge and inspire courage for practical transformative action.

Trauma informed care training class calendar

Building Resilient, Trauma Informed Cultures
Two day immersion in principles and practices of trauma informed care and support for cultivating resilient communities and organizations. New training dates to be announced soon.

Compassion Without Fatigue
New training dates will be announced soon.

In this interactive, three-day training, participants will gain a deeper understanding of:

  • a conceptual framework that differentiates between secondary trauma, moral injury, compassion fatigue, and burnout
  • factors that contribute to compassion fatigue
  • the relationship between mindfulness, boundaries, empathy, and resilience
  • practical tools to support resilience and well-being as you care for others
  • how compassionate, resilient culture is integral to trauma informed caring

How to Keep Caring 3-Part Series
This training is a three-part series of short webinars on burnout, compassion fatigue and secondary trauma.

New training dates will be announced soon.

  • Self-Care for Secondary Trauma
  • Healing Compassion Fatigue
  • Navigating Burnout

These Are Not Normal Times: Tips to Be Well Anyway
Overview: Do you wish things could just go back to “normal?” Do you feel like you've hit a wall? Are your usual ways of coping unavailable or just not working so well anymore? Join us for a one-hour refresh, unpacking the neuroscience that can help us both understand what is happening in our responses, as well as what we can do build resilience, even in this difficult time.

Coming soon

A Cup of Compassion
We invite you to join us for a practical, interactive, best practice training to support your own resilience. Watch previous video trainings.

Conflict Management: Escaping the Drama Triangle
Explore conflict as behavior rooted in the neurobiological effects of trauma and learn empowering strategies to escape the drama triangle in both professional and personal interactions. More class dates coming soon.

Orientation to Trauma Informed Care Training
Explore the full impact of trauma along with principles and practices that support compassionate care and resilience. Class dates and times TBD.

Navigating Change
Explore a trauma-informed paradigm for personal empowerment during times of change. Class dates and times TBD.

Sustaining Compassion Without Fatigue
Explore and practice ways to enhance positivity, sharpen focus, and cultivate calm for overall well-being. Class dates and times TBD.

Compassion Without Fatigue
Anyone who cares for others can experience secondary trauma, compassion fatigue, moral injury, and burnout. Explore tools and strategies that support you to care for others while caring for yourself.