Academic Certificate

Trauma Informed Engagement and Healing

Build resilience in individuals and communities affected by trauma.

Contact and location

Credits & Duration

  • 12 credits
  • 3 quarters


  • Online - synchronous

Start Term

  • Fall


  • Varies by course - see catalog

What You'll Learn 

In this certificate program, you’ll learn how to engage more effectively with individuals and communities affected by trauma. This certificate is particularly useful for those in helping professions and direct service work who are interested in deepening their understanding of how to center their own resilience and that of the communities they work with. Core themes of the certificate include: 

  • Identify development 
  • Resilience 
  • Restorative justice 
  • Intergroup relations 
  • Systems Thinking 

Certificate Coursework

This certificate consists of 12 undergraduate credits which must be taken in sequence.

The Social Psychology of Trauma and Healing - Fall quarter, 4 credits
Foundations of Healing-Centered Practice  - Winter or Spring quarter, 4 credits
Applications of Healing-Centered Practice  - Spring or Summer quarter, 4 credits

Learn more about courses in the Academic Catalog