Care in Behavioral Health Settings

Care in Behavioral Health Settings
Trauma Informed Care in Behavioral Health Settings
Please join us for the second session in our 2014 – 2015 quarterly training series:

Trauma Informed Care in Behavioral Health Settings

This Trauma Informed Care series will review key concepts and strategies, trauma/substance abuse and assessment/treatments. Trauma Informed care is a best practice that promotes recovery and resiliency; all overviews of assessments and treatment models will be evidence based.

Session 2: Understanding Substance Use Disorders from a Trauma Perspective

Program Description:

This 3-hour training is designed to explore the relationship between Substance Use Disorders and Trauma. Studies have shown strong correlation between trauma and substance abuse across age groups. This training will focus on how trauma and substance abuse interface, in addition to discussing best practices for assessment and treatment.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will learn the prevalence of trauma and substance use disorders.
  2. Participants will learn how to conceptualized and integrate trauma and substance abuse treatment.
  3. Participants will learn about models of co-occurring trauma and substance use disorders.

Date:Friday, February 20, 2015

Time:1:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Place: Moore County Cooperative Extension Center. Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage, NC

Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Time:1:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Place:Randolph Community College Continuing Education Industrial Center. 629 Industrial Park Ave. Asheboro, NC

Trainer: Christopher B. Townsend MA, LPC, LCAS, CCS, NCC Center for Behavioral Health and Wellness

Audience: Sandhills Center Providers

Cost:Free of Charge

Credit: NBCC hours; NCSAPPB hours pending

Please register by completing the attached form and returning it to Sandra Dunlap at or fax it to 336-389-6127.  Space is limited


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