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Healing Community Trauma in Times of Crisis

A Two-Part Online Course of Study

30 CEU/PDAs Total, 15 CEU/PDAs per Module

In the aftermath of Covid-19, 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.

30 CEU/PDAs Total  | 15 CEU/PDAs per Module

Each Module offers 11 PDAs in AOM-BIO, 2 PDAs in Safety, and 2 PDAs in Ethics
NCCAOM, FL, TX, CA

(CA Provider #0619, Category 1 Distance Learning)


INSTRUCTORS

Diana Fried, M.Ac., M.A., NCCAOM Dipl. Ac., Acudetox Specialist
Carla Cassler, DAOM, L.Ac.
Ravyn Stanfield, LAc. DOM, M.Ac, NCCAOM Dipl. Ac.AC

REGISTER ONLINE

Upon receipt of payment, you will receive an emailed link to all course material. 

STANDARD RATE
$249: Module 1
$249: Module 2
$399: Modules 1 & 2

REGISTRATION FEES

Standard (non-member, non-student)
Module 1: $249
Module 2: $249
Modules 1 & 2: $399 (save $99!)

AWB Members & Students
Module 1: $199
Module 2: $199
Modules 1 & 2: $324

OTHER DISCOUNTS:
Half price is offered to those who have attended previous AWB Healing Community Trauma trainings and World Healing Exchange trips. Please email trainings@acuwithoutborders.org to request this discount.

*3% processing fee for credit card payment

You may also pay by check. Please fill out and print our Registration Form and mail to:

AWB – Online Courses
4605 NE Fremont St. Suite 204B
Portland, OR 97213

Questions? Contact trainings@acuwithoutborders.org or call 503.477.9731.

MODULE ONE – 15 CEU/PDAs

11 PDAs AOM-Bio, 2 PDAs Ethics, 2 PDAs Safety

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • 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 Module One, 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

Includes: Training Videos (viewable on YouTube), PDFs of Training Materials, AWB and NCCAOM Certificates upon completion of a fillable worksheet and a passing grade on two essay questions.

Refunds/Cancellation: No refunds/cancellations available as all course content is delivered upon purchase. 

MODULE TWO – 15 CEU/PDAs

11 PDAs AOM-Bio, 2 PDAs Ethics, 2 PDAs Safety

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • HeartMath and QiGong for self regulation and for patient use;
  • Trauma-informed care principles;
  • How AWB works in the field internationally;
  • How to establish Community Service Clinics;
  • Preparing for disasters in your community

At the completion of  Module Two, trainees will:

  • Understand how to do simple HeartMath and Qi Gong in disaster relief settings, for self care and to teach patients for self-care;
  • Understand basic trauma-informed care principles;
  • Become informed about AWB’s international crisis work and how to participate;
  • Develop an understanding of how to organize ongoing, sustainable community service clinics in your community;
  • Understand how to set up disaster relief projects in your community.

Includes: Training Videos (viewable on YouTube), PDFs of Training Materials, AWB and NCCAOM Certificates upon completion of a fillable worksheet and a passing grade on two essay questions.

Refunds/Cancellation: No refunds/cancellations available as all course content is delivered upon purchase.

REGISTER ONLINE

Upon receipt of payment, you will receive an emailed link to all course material. 

STANDARD RATE
$249: Module 1
$249: Module 2
$399: Modules 1 & 2

You may also pay by check. Please fill out and print our Registration Form and mail to:

AWB – Online Courses
4605 NE Fremont St. Suite 204B
Portland, OR 97213