Trauma and Addiction – IN PERSON

Tuesday, Jul 13, 2021 – Wednesday, Jul 14, 2021

8:30am – 4:00pm

Arizona Trauma Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6677. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Arizona Trauma Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

CE Hours Awarded: 12

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Training Description

This training will provide a basic review of trauma, exploring how trauma is created and stored in the brain, body and nervous system.  Fundamental information provided regarding how substances and their long- and short-term effects help people deal with trauma symptoms in the form of mitigating and adapting behaviors.  Training includes exploration of motivation and meaning behind behaviors related to addiction and recovery from addiction.  Attendees will also receive thorough overview of various types of compulsions and addictions as well as biology and predisposition to addiction. Training will provide explanation of the culture of addiction and treatment, a focus on moving from a pathogenic approach of treating addiction to a salutogenic approach. Finally, the discussion will look at current assessment tools and treatment processes for addiction offering insight and direction on how to enhance trauma informed delivery.


  1. Participants will be able explain the importance of Health literacy, identify three domains of Health Literacy, identify three levels of Health literacy, explain how Health Literacy is assessed, and the role of a Healthcare Navigator.
  2. Participants will be able to identify high risk individuals for substance use disorders, trauma, and treatment disparities.  Participants will explore strategies to pursue social justice on behalf of such individuals.
  3. Participants will identify 3 significant events in history that affected drug use and policies in America.
  4. Participants will identify the harmful biopsychosocial effects of addiction on the individual, family, community, and society at large.
  5. Participants will demonstrate understanding of how to use the Active Ingredient Approach to treatment of PTSD, and the structure of treatment by identifying the 4 stages, and method of application via case examples.
  6. Participants will demonstrate understanding of relevant assessment instruments to administer to trauma and addiction patients in the assessment process as well as the ability to provide trauma informed care in delivery of assessments.
  7. Participants will identify three medications used in the treatment of addiction, where MAT is available, and the decision process to determine appropriate use of MAT for and individual.
  8. Participants will be able to explain how to support resiliency and competency in recovery from trauma and addiction, and how to support resiliency and competency via treatment delivery.
  9. Participants will identify Evidence-Based Treatment interventions for Substance Use Disorders, and for Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders.
  10. Participants will be able to identify strategies and interventions that are appropriate for use with culturally diverse populations.
  11. Participants will be able to understand and identify research examining the use of technology in the use of treatment interventions.

This training meets the educational requirements to apply for the Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Addiction (CCTS-A) certification available through the Trauma Institute International.

CE Credits

Credits listed below are for full attendance of the live training.  Attendees will sign in upon arrival and after lunch.  At the end of the training, attendees will be given an evaluation to complete.  After completing the evaluation attendees will receive a certificate of completion for the training.

Arizona Trauma Institute does not issue partial certificates of completion.

NOTE: Credits do not include time for breaks or lunch.

CE Hours Awarded: 12

Presenter – Lindsay Rothschild, LCSW, CCTP, SAP, RYT 200

Lindsay Rothschild is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over a decade of experience working in the field of behavioral health.  Her role as the Intake Director for Arizona’s largest free-standing psychiatric hospital system afforded her substantial experience serving those with mental health and substance abuse challenges in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Through her extensive work in an acute care setting, Lindsay has come to understand the complex impact of trauma on the mind, body and soul.  Her passion for treating the whole person led her to deep dive into the exploration of holistic practices including movement, breath, meditation, mindfulness and nutrition.  Lindsay studied Holistic Nutrition at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in 2018 and went on to study Trauma Informed Yoga at the Trauma-Conscious Yoga Institute in 2019.  Lindsay is certified in the Trauma-Conscious Yoga Method™ and is also a Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance.  As a leader in the trauma informed mission and mindset, Lindsay openly shares about her own journey of discovery and her continued commitment to personal growth while serving others.

Lindsay has facilitated trainings for first responders, law enforcement personnel and educators in the community in an effort to promote awareness around Trauma Informed Care and the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Lindsay is the owner of Roots to Rise, PLLC in Tempe, Arizona where she provides psychotherapy, coaching, trauma informed yoga and substance abuse professional services.  Lindsay draws from her rich personal and professional experience with Eastern and Western healing modalities to offer unique, experiential trainings exclusively at Arizona Trauma Institute.

Event Category

Trauma and Addiction Events

Event Location

Arizona Trauma Institute
49 S. Sycamore #2
Mesa, AZ, 85202

Event Fees

$ 170.00

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