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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Moving Beyond Cultural Competence to Cultural Intelligence

About the Course

This training will provide participants a learning opportunity to move forward with an understanding of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and how it intersects with Trauma-Informed Care. Most have had training and learning opportunities in “Cultural Competence,” however, there continue to be struggles and confusion in finding the best ways to connect and treat our diverse client populations. Additionally, trauma intersects in a variety of unique ways with diverse backgrounds. A Trauma-Informed Framework can serve to acknowledge the impact of inequity and respond to the unique needs for people of diverse populations. This training will provide an overview of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and how these constructs are integral to Trauma-Informed Care. Strategies to serve clients as well as care for the provider will be included.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, A Trauma-Informed Approach to Moving Beyond Cultural Competence to Cultural Intelligence created by Brandon Jones, M.A., CPPM in 2022.

Publication Date:

1st Edition Sep 2022

Course Material Author

Brandon Jones, M.A., CPPM

Brandon is the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health Executive Director. He has a consulting and therapy background in addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Historical and Intergenerational trauma, Social/Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Leadership, and Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). Brandon holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, a master's in Community Psychology from Metropolitan State University, and a master's in Psychotherapy (MFT) from Adler Graduate School. Brandon is also a 2013 Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow. He lives by the motto of “Live life with Purpose on Purpose.”

Brandon Jones, M.A., CPPM authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Brandon Jones, MA
Brandon is the Executive Director of Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health. He specializations in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Historical and Intergenerational trauma, Social/Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Leadership, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Brandon holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, a Masters in Community Psychology from Metropolitan State University, and a Masters in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy (MFT) from Adler Graduate School. Brandon is Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Qualified Administrator. Brandon is Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow (2013) and Professor graduate and undergraduate studies. He lives by the motto of “Live life with Purpose on Purpose.”

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe trauma-informed strategies and approaches to improve their ability to connect and serve clients with different backgrounds.
  2. Describe their cultural experience and make personal and professional adjustments and adaptability when working with clients.
  3. Discuss well-being strategies to promote lower burnout rates, compassion fatigue, and secondary traumatic stress.

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Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103261
3 CE credit hours
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