This webinar will explore the fundamentals of a trauma-informed approach to care and examine what this means and how to apply it within sexual and reproductive health care. This webinar will examine reproductive and sexual health risk factors from a trauma-informed perspective and provide strategies for implementation to patients receiving STD and reproductive health services.
Here is what you can expect to learn at this event:
An understanding of what trauma-informed care means
A description of four types of trauma
A discussion of reproductive and sexual health risk factors and behaviors through a trauma-informed lens
Strategies for using a trauma-informed approach with individuals seeking STD and reproductive health services
Dr. Cara Berg Raunick, DNP, CNP, CSC, SANE-A, IF
Director of Clinical Quality and Advancement, Health Care Education and Training
Dr. Berg Raunick’s work focuses on improving reproductive and sexual health outcomes throughout the Midwest. She maintains a clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in women’s health and family planning. Using and advocating a trauma-informed approach has been central to her philosophy of care since early in her career when she worked as a certified sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) at the Cleveland Clinic. Her doctoral research on vicarious trauma among sexual assault nurse examiners was published in the Journal of Forensic Nursing.