Resilience and Trauma-Informed Perspectives, Certificate

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate program will be able to:

  • describe adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the influence they have on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual outcomes in childhood and adulthood;
  • identify their own trauma, if any, and learn how to process it to become healthier and more resilient in their own lives;
  • describe resiliency, its dynamics, and ways to strengthen resiliency;
  • analyze strategies to decrease or eliminate trauma in society including learning how to create trauma-informed organizations; and
  • describe the impact of ACEs on communities and formulate strategies to prevent ACEs in communities and their field of practice.