Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is offering a new free, online, self-paced training course, titled "Understanding Trauma, Resilience and Trauma Informed Care".

This course provides a foundational understanding of trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), resilience, vicarious trauma, and trauma-informed care for anyone in the community who interacts with individuals and families who may have experienced trauma, including law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, first responders, healthcare and behavioral health providers, human services professionals, educators, employers, government agencies, faith community leaders, and others.

Continuing education credits are available for this course for Law Enforcement (MPOETC), Social Workers, (NASW-PA), Physicians, Nurses, and Advanced Practice Providers (Pennsylvania Medical Society, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association).

The course is broken out into 4 modules of 1 hour each, with interactive activities in each module and a knowledge quiz at the end of each module. No advance registration is required and anyone can access these trainings at any time, from wherever they may be located.  For full details on how to access the course and obtain continuing education credits if eligible, see:




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