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Trauma Informed Teaching for Faculty: Understanding Trauma


Michelle starts us off in this journal with a brief overview of what trauma is and how it can be understood in relation to working with individuals and communities who have experienced trauma.  After you watch Michelle’s introduction video we invite you to learn more about two specific types of trauma: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Racial Trauma.  We have chosen two Ted Talks and some other learning links for you to explore.

Understanding Racial Trauma

Meet Your Facilitators!

Michelle Deeg-Davis, DPhil, LPC
Assistant Professor of Counseling

Erin Johnson, MSW
Director, Bachelor of Social Work Program
Associate Professor of Social Work