Trauma Informed Care in Behavioral Health Care Settings

with Dr. Kizzy Pittrell, Ed.D


About this Course

What does trauma-informed care look like in behavioral health? Find out in this 1-hour training.

1. Participants will identify the prevalence of trauma among clients in behavioral health.
2. Participants will identify how trauma affects individuals involved in the program, organization, or system, including workforce.
3. Participants will learn how to apply trauma-informed care in their practices.
4. Participants will be introduced to various trauma assessment tools to implement in their practices.


About Dr. Kizzy Pittrell, Ed.D

Dr. Kizzy Pittrell, Ed.D. is a graduate of Argosy University, Washington DC from the Counseling Psychology program. Dr. Pittrell received her Masters of Counseling from Towson University and Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Bowie State University. Dr. Pittrell is a Licensed Professional Counselor, an Approved Drug and Alcohol counselor, a Master Addiction Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor in Maryland. Dr. Pittrell has worked in the community sector providing mental health and addiction counseling and treatment to adults and adolescents for 15 years. Currently, Dr. Pittrell is owner of Ross Counseling, a private practice providing therapy to individuals, families and couples and manages a community mental health facility in Baltimore. More recently, Dr. Pittrell along with her husband opened a psychiatric rehabilitation program in Baltimore county called Strengthening Families Building Communities. In addition, Dr. Pittrell has conducted several discussions and trainings related to grief, trauma, COVID, and effective ways to cope with mental illness.

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