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Live Webinar 3/1/22: Introduction to Trauma for Rehab Professionals is a Course

Live Webinar 3/1/22: Introduction to Trauma for Rehab Professionals

Starts Mar 1, 2022
1 credit

$10 Enroll

Full course description

Live Webinar on 3/1/22 from 10-11am (CST): The topic of trauma has been more commonly seen in the literature, research, and the media.  This presentation will introduce the topic of trauma.  Not only will the types of trauma that our clients may have experienced be explored, but they ways in which it affects our clients’ progress toward rehabilitation goals will be discussed.  Attendees will also be introduced to approaching trauma topics with clients who have intellectual disabilities.

Upon completion of this course:

1. Attendees will state at least three types of trauma 

2. Attendees will state at least three ways in which trauma can affect their client population

3. Attendees will describe the benefit of rehabilitation counselors understanding trauma topics


Presenter: Valerie Moreno-Tucker

Valerie has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and a Master’s certificate in trauma informed counseling.  She is a 3rd year PhD student in Counselor Education & Supervision. Valerie worked for over 15 years in assessment and transition services, and for the past 5 years has focused her practice on clinical counseling.  In her practice as a LCPC, she sees a general client population as well as individuals with ASD, intellectual disabilities and neurodiversity.  Aside from her clinical practice, Valerie is an instructor in the Rehabilitation Counseling department at Northern Illinois University.  She has given over 20 professional presentations on topics related to the provision of rehabilitation and clinical counseling services. Valerie volunteers in Mental Health First Aid and Service to the Armed Forces for the American Red Cross.