Core Module

2. Historical Module

The Influence of Community Violence and Culture

This introductory module is a the second of three core courses. To pass this course you will need a score of 80% or higher on the final quiz. This module focuses on specific traumas prevalent in marginalized communities in the United States and provides a framework for how trauma is passed down generationally.

The content of this module is presented by the following subject matter experts: Taquelia Washington, LCSW; Author and Journalist Andrew Lam; Julie Andrews, LCSW; Monique Castro, LMFT; and Dr Sayida Peprah, PsyD.

Learning Objectives:

• Participants will be able to provide a definition of trauma that includes systemic oppression, historical, and collective trauma, and toxic stress.

• Participants will gain knowledge of what trauma and adversity can look like within specific populations.

• Participants will be able to explain the impact of culture on disclosure of abuse and trauma

• Participants will identify strategies for increasing cultural awareness to better serve victims of trauma.

• Participants will be able to apply concepts from the course to develop a positive, helping environment in the workplace and to communicate more effectively with clients.

Extended learning CEU credits are available for MFTs and LCSW. If you would like to receive credit please complete the module to receive further instructions.
  • Historical Module Pre-Quiz
  • Part One, approx. 30 mins
  • Part Two, approx. 25 mins
  • Part Three, approx. 25 mins
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Historical Module Pre-Quiz, Part One, approx. 30 mins, Part Two, approx. 25 mins, Part Three, approx. 25 mins"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever