Mode of delivery:

Self-paced online

Training level:

Mental and other health care workers, Emergency services, Community and volunteers


60 mins



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Course summary

An introduction to the principles of Trauma-informed Care, with discussion of the application of these principles across all levels of interventions for disaster-affected individuals and communities.

Why do this course?

Trauma-informed Care is a principles-based framework that is based on the assumption that individuals are likely to have experienced trauma. A TIC framework emphasises the importance of creating environments and interacting with individuals and communities in ways that support recovery. Trauma-informed Care (TIC) principles can inform all levels of service delivery, and this course will encourage participants to consider how this might be achieved no matter the nature of the service being offered.

Who should do this course?

This short course is designed as an introduction to Trauma-informed Care principles, for those who provide services to disaster impacted individuals and communities.

Course content

  • Introduction to the psychological principles of Trauma-informed Care
  • How these principles may inform your work, or the work of your organisation

Course developers

“We’re Australia’s National Centre of Excellence in Posttraumatic Mental Health, the internationally recognised experts in trauma-related mental health and wellbeing.“
Phoenix Australia