Group Strategies & Interventions with 
Traumatized Children and Adolescents

My online continuing education course offered through The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children focuses on the benefit, strategies, interventions, and considerations important to facilitating group work with traumatized children and adolescents. Course content introduces participants to themes, sensory based activities,therapeutic books, games, and creative interventions to implement in the group setting with traumatized youth.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn practical tools and important themes to consider when working with traumatized youth;

  • Be introduced to group interventions and resources that incorporate sensory-based intervention, therapeutic books, and art expression; 

  • Gain a trauma informed understanding about how these strategies and interventions can promote safety, emotional expression,coping, validation, and normalizing when working with traumatized youth; 

  • Enhance your awareness and insight about the benefits of using hands-on and creative interventions in group work with traumatized youth. 






Course content includes:

  • Benefits of Group Work with Traumatized Youth 
  • Trauma Informed Group Structure 
  • Facilitator's Role 
  • Group Themes 
  • Developmental Considerations 
  • Strategies & Interventions 
  • Using Art in Trauma Group Work 
  • Resources 

6.0 Continuing Education Credits Available.
On-going registration, Complete course at your own pace.

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Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, ACTP

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