OCASI / Promoting Mental Healthis pleased to open registration for the upcoming self-directed online training course on:
Trauma and Violence Informed Approach (TVIA)
The self-directed course will run between
February 13 to March 17, 2023
This FREE self-directed online course will provide settlement workers and social service providers with opportunities to learn fundamental principles, basic concepts and evidence-based approaches to serve people with experiences of trauma and violence. It will also provide opportunities for learning about self-care, and organizational and community building to address vicarious trauma and systemic trauma and violence.
Course Learning Objectives:
Define trauma, violence, and principles of trauma and violence informed approaches (TVIA)
Identify signs and symptoms of trauma when working with immigrant and refugee communities
Apply principles of TVIA into practice
Analyze the impacts of vicarious trauma & develop strategies for self-care
Criteria for Participation: This course is open to settlement workers and service providers who are working in or with the immigrant and refugee-serving sector across the province who are willing to:
Commit to approximately2-4 hours of learning per week
Practice active participation through the program
Engage in Mental Health Promotion Group in www.SettleNet.org, a bilingual online Community of Practice for Canada's Immigrant and Refugee Serving Sector
Complete assignments within the given timeframe
At the successful completion of the entire e-course, you will receive a certification of completion from OCASI.