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From Trauma Informed to Trauma Aware: 20 Lessons from Four Decades of Clinical Work

Jeff Levy, LCSW, CTRS

Psychotherapist, Consultant and Trainer, Jeffrey Levy, LCSW, LLC

Founder and Executive Director,
The Wingspan Project

Learning Objectives of this Educational Activity

Upon conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

1.  Discuss the distinction between being trauma informed and being trauma aware

2.  Discuss general principles of trauma aware practice

3.  Apply principles of trauma aware practice to their own setting(s) and population(s)


Lunch will be provided; bring your own beverage.

1.0 Continuing Education (CE) unit will be offered.

For more information, contact Ellen L. Carbonell, LCSW, Program Manager and Clinical Lead Social Work and Community Health, Rush University | (312) 947-4448 or  

In support of Patient Care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The course director(s), planner(s), faculty, and reviewer(s) of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1 contact hours.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this live activity for (1) Continuing Education credit(s).

This is a past event.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Armour Academic Center, Room 994A
600 S. Paulina St. Chicago, IL, 60612

Event Type

On-Campus Event


Continuing and Professional Studies


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