Trauma-Informed Care for Health and Allied Professionals ECHO

Wednesdays, noon - 1:15 p.m.


This 12-session ECHO series seeks to build the capacity of primary care and allied health professionals to understand and address the impact of psychic trauma sustained by patients and health care systems. This program is designed to support clinicians and their team members to better understand and respond to the impact of trauma by emphasizing physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both providers and survivors. Session topics will include: 

  • Introduction to Trauma Theory
  • The Relationship between Legal Problems and Health
  • Strategies for Organizations to Promote Trauma-Informed Approaches
  • Screening Tools to Assess Trauma in the Primary Care Setting
  • Addressing Instituional Racism
  • Approaches to Protect Vulnerable Foster Children
  • Interventions to Support Survivors of Violence and Trauma and Promote Healing

This ECHO is designed for primary care clinicians (MD, DO, NP, PA) and their team members. Allied health professionals, including qualified mental health professionals, licensed social workers, nurses, care coordinators, practice managers, and quality improvement staff are all encouraged to register. Participants will be selected to participate based on their interest in the program, geographic distribution throughout the Oregon, and ability to commit to the sessions. 

Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is registered for MOC through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)


Session/Title Date
1 - On Becoming Trauma Informed 1/13/2021
2 - Clinician Self-Care 1/20/2021
3 - Promoting Resilience in Patients 1/27/2021
4 - Promoting Healing in Patients who have Experienced Trauma 2/3/2021
5 - Recognizing Trauma in At-Risk Populations 2/10/2021
6 - Trauma Screening Tools 2/17/2021
7 - Assessing and Addressing Trauma in the Medical Home 2/24/2021
8 - Developing Trauma Responsive Clinics and Health Organizations 3/3/2021
9 - The Intersection of Trauma, Medicine, and Law 3/10/2021
10 - Managing Trauma in Systems of Care 3/17/2021
11 - TBD 3/24/2021
12 - Summary: Trauma Informed Care Resources in Oregon 3/31/2021
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