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Tree in a field with a bench under it, sunlight streaming Providing Trauma-Informed Supervision is a Course

Providing Trauma-Informed Supervision

Time limit: 90 days

Full course description

"They say that people join organizations, and leave supervisors!” Quality supervision is critical to fostering workers' development, enhancing their skills, implementing best practices, and improving client outcomes. Whether you’re experienced, new, or an aspiring supervisor, participants will learn about trauma-informed care supervision, why it matters, as well as useful frameworks to enhance supervisory practice, and strategies to help staff thrive in their work. This course is intended for homeless service provider staff and volunteers, city/county disaster workers, and healthcare workers (including clinicians of all disciplines, and peers such as  Community Health Workers) in supervirosry roles and new to homeless services or working to coordinate with homeless services provider settings. At the conclusion of the course, particpants will be able to:

  • Describe what is trauma-informed supervision and why it matters.
  • Identify three trauma-informed supervisory principles.
  • Give examples of three ways to promote healthy teams.

This course was developed by C4 Innovations for the Alliance and was authored by: Ken Krayhill, Senior Trainer. 

Students have access to this course for 90 days from the date they are enrolled.

Course Details:

  • This course was originally developed as part of a joint effort with betweeen the Alliance and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to provide additional resources to communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is still relevant today.
  • No prior knowledge of topic required to enroll in the course.
  • Self-paced course can be completed in 60 minutes.
  • Can access courses from smartphone, tablet, and desktop.
  • Users can access course for 90 days after enrollment, after 90 days, users will only be able to access content they have previously completed. 
  • The course flows sequentially and users are required to take and successfully pass quizzes to advance to the next module. Users who successfully complete the course will receive a Microcredential as well as a Certificate. (CEU's are not provided).

Discounted Course/Refund Policies:

Refund Policy - for more information and/or to apply for a course refund please visit see our policy here.

Course Discount - The Alliance has limited funds available to offer free or reduced cost courses to people and organizations with limited financial flexibility. There is no guarantee a course will be free or reduced. Each request is evaluated individually and granted based on availability of resources. If you are currently experiencing homelessness or have experience homelessness within the last five years, your 501c3 organization's operating budget is less than $500K, or your 501c3 organization's operating budget is between $500K and $1M and would like to register five or more individuals, please see more information on how to apply for a discounted course(s) here.