Trauma Education Essentials


2 hour Live Webinar with Mark Sanders, LCSW on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm EST

2 hour Live Webinar with Mark Sanders, LCSW on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm EST

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November 6 at 6:30 pm ET. Trauma Informed Care: A Focus on Ethics and Cultural Competence. In this webinar, Mark Sanders, LCSW will discuss a historical perspective on trauma and trauma treatment in North America and implications for advocacy and ethics when counseling clients with traumatic stress disorders; the ethical responsibility to help break inter-generational patterns of addiction and trauma in families; integrating evidence based trauma treatment with cultural competent practice; non-traditional and culturally influenced approaches for addressing complex trauma, historical trauma and 24-7-365 terror; the importance of laughter and other self care strategies to avoid ethical dilemmas cause by secondary trauma.This webinar is for health professionals and trainees.

You can submit questions throughout the live webinar for the presenters to answer during their Q&A sessions. 

All prices are in USD. Once you register, a confirmation email will be sent to you immediately. A couple of days before the webinar, we'll send you a reminder email along with a link to access the live webinar and a pdf of the slides.

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is an international speaker, trainer, and consultant in the behavioral health field whose work has reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Caribbean and British Islands. Mark is the author of five books, which focus on behavioral health. Recent writings include Slipping through the Cracks: Intervention Strategies for Clients Multiple Addictions and Disorders, Recovery Management: and Relationship Detox: Helping Clients Develop Healthy Relationships in Recovery. He has had two stories published in the New York Times best-selling books series, Chicken Soup for the Soul. Mark has been a certified addictions counselor for 34 years. He has received numerous awards including a Life Time Achievement Award from the Illinois Addiction Counselor Certification Board and the Barbara Bacon Award for outstanding contributions to the Social Work profession as a Loyola University of Chicago Alumni. Mark is co-founder of Serenity Academy of Chicago, the only recovery high school in Illinois. He is past president of the board of the Illinois Chapter of NAADAC. He has had a 30 year career as a university educator having taught at the University of Chicago, Illinois State University, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and Loyola University of Chicago, School of Social Work.

Objectives: By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. ·      Integrate evidence-based trauma treatment with cultural competence.

  2. ·      Reflect on the ethical responsibility to help break inter-generational patterns of addiction and trauma in families and communities.

  3. ·      Identify lessons from history about the need for advocacy and ethics in trauma therapy.

  4. ·      Describe non-traditional and culturally influenced approaches to healing trauma.

6:30 – 7:25     Mark Sanders’ presentation
7:25 - 7:30 Break
7:30 - 8:20       Mark Sanders’ presentation
8:20 - 8:30 Question & Answers

For Students: Welcome! Please email your proof of status to We are unable to send you the link to the webinar until we have received your document. See the FAQ section on our website for details on acceptable documents.

2019 Registration Fee

  • Early Bird Rate $45 USD until October 27th, 2019. Regular Registration $55 USD.

  • Early Bird Student Rate $25 USD until October 27th, 2019. Regular student rate $35 USD. The student rate is for full-time students only.

  • All courses are intermediate level unless otherwise specified.

  • Registration to a live webinar includes access to the recorded webinar as well which will be emailed to you within a few hours of the live webinar ending.

CE credit information

  • 2 CE credit for this 1 hour live webinar (NBCC, NAADAC) available at checkout for an additional $5 USD.

  • 1.75 ASWB CE credits available at checkout for an additional $5 USD.

  • Trauma Education Essentials, #1673, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Trauma Education Essentials maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 08/30/2018 – 08/30/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.75 continuing education clock hours.

  • IMPORTANT: we can only provide CE credit hours for the time that you actually attend the live webinar which is based off the time you sign in to the live webinar and when you sign off. For example, if you sign in an hour late to a 2 hour live webinar, you will receive the amount of CE credits hours associated for the one hour attended, not for the 2 hours that were paid for. This is a requirement of the regulatory boards. No refunds will be provided for CE credits missed due to being late or leaving early.

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  • CE credits are only applicable to the live webinars. If you register for a live webinar with CE and don't attend, you will not be able to receive CE credits if you later watch the recorded version. This is a requirement of the regulatory boards. Note that the CE quiz and feedback form must be completed within 30 days of the live webinar ending in order to receive a CE certificate of completion.

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