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Trauma Informed Care: Best Practices for Responding to Survivors of Sexual Assault is a Course

Trauma Informed Care: Best Practices for Responding to Survivors of Sexual Assault

Ended Jan 31, 2018


Full course description

One-time, online, 60 minute session

Deadline to Register: Jan. 31

Full Description:

As a follow up to our January 16th Hillel U Session "Responding to And Supporting Sexual Assault Survivors" we will be offering a 60 minute session focused on helping university  personnel learn trauma sensitive practices for working with students impacted by gender violence.  This will include a more in-depth look at common responses to trauma and a discussion on how someone impacted by trauma might present in a university context.  Participants also will learn strategies and practical skills for responding to students in a trauma informed way.  

Course Meets:

  • Tuesday, January 31st, 12:00 - 1:00pm EST / 9:00am - 10:00am PST

Instructor Bio:

Dr. Gillian Kaag is a senior instructor and the clinic director for the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus where she oversees clinical, administrative, and outreach operations.  As a licensed psychologist, she has demonstrated progressive experience in leading, managing and supervising in integrated health care settings over the past 6 years.  She has expertise in clinical and community psychology, with over 13 years experience in the prevention and psychological treatment of trauma at individual, community, university and state levels.  Her work has included serving as a state steering committee member for North Carolina’s Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement & Leadership Through Alliances program, a CDC funded project, and as the developer of the University of Denver’s signature bystander intervention program for preventing gender violence.  She has expertise and experience delivering and supervising evidenced-based treatment interventions and specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of traumatic stress, complex trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, depression, self-injury, suicide prevention and response, and relationship difficulties for adults, adolescents, and children.  She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in women and gender studies from Middlebury College, earned her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Miami University, and completed her doctoral clinical internship at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  

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