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Part 1: Foundations of Trauma-informed Care (TIC) for Volunteer Supporters

Training Date: September 22, 2023

Defines trauma and trauma-informed care. Identifies factors that are common causes of trauma. Provides an overview of how trauma can impact the brain, trigger responses, and behavior.

This is part 1 of a 3-part series on trauma-informed care for volunteer supporters.


  • Karen L. Hill, PhD, ANP-C, MSN, RN, Principal, Health Management Associates
  • Judy Martin-Holland, PhD, MPA, RN, CNS, FNP, FAAN, Principal, Health Management Associates