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, ND) 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 - Chronic Trauma in Black People and how to address this in clinical practice 2/3/2021
5 - Risk and Resilience in Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth 2/10/2021
6 - Assessing and Addressing Trauma in the Medical Home 2/17/2021
7 - Healing Trauma in a Family Context 2/24/2021
8 - The Neurobiology of Fear and Trauma 3/3/2021
9 - Managing Trauma in Systems of Care 3/10/2021
10 - Medical-Legal Partnership: Addressing Patient Trauma 3/17/2021
11 - Developing Trauma Responsive Clinics and Health Organizations 3/24/2021
12 - Missing the Trees for the Forest: Why We Struggle with Diagnosis in People Who Have Experienced Complex Trauma 3/31/2021
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