Webinar event date: 
Sep 26, 2018 7:00 pm EDT
Webinar Presenters: 

Charlene Richard, B.S.W, M.S.W., RCSW


Charlene is a Registered Clinical Social Worker in Calgary, Alberta, with specializations in addictions, mental health and compassion fatigue. She is the founder of Caring Safely® a certified educational institute in Canada providing education and training to individuals and organizations.

Charlene is a subject matter expert in Trauma Informed Practice with Bow Valley College and a sessional instructor with the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary. In 2015, she published a book titled 20 Quick Strategies to Help Your Patients and Clients Manage Stress.



If you cannot make the live event, register now to be sent a link to the On-Demand version to view at your convenience. 

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Social workers often work with people who have experienced a traumatic event or complex trauma.  This webinar will provide you with a framework for understanding how to practice trauma informed care, at any level of service. 


In this webinar, you will learn the following:

  • Types of trauma, prevalence and comorbidities

  • The impact of childhood trauma on adult health and behaviours

  • A framework to practice trauma informed care as a social worker

  • Practical strategies to practice trauma informed care

  • Additional resources on trauma informed care for various populations

  • Charlene has suggested, for further reading: Blaustein, M.E., & Linniburgh, K. M. (2010). Treating traumatic stress in children and adolescents: How to foster resilience through attachment, self-regulation and competency