Trauma-informed Care Training Series

OhioMHAS Trauma-informed Care Training Series

In collaboration with the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA), the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is offering a Trauma Informed Care Training Series focused on evidence-based practice and skill building beginning January 2023. These trainings are being offered to support Ohio's behavioral health workforce to increase competence to offer care that is aligned with the best practices in trauma informed care. Trainings will be offered via Zoom Webinar or recorded and placed on ebased Academy. ebased Acadmey is a learning management system that offers free training in the behavioral health field. You will need to make an account to access the courses on ebased Academy and you can click here to learn how to become a student. If you are not able attend the live training, it will be recorded and placed on ebased Academy. These trainings are free and will offer continuing education units (CEUs). 

For the live webinars, you will need to register directly with Zoom. The registration link will be provided in the table below. 

TrainingDate(s) & Time(s)Registration Link
Treating Insomnia: Transdiagnostic Clinical Strategies to Optimize Sleep & Improve Outcomes in Clients with PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, & Chronic Pain with Dr. Donn Posner (Two Day Training) 
Trauma Informed Policies for a Trauma Informed Agency with Marsha Morgan   -
Trauma Informed Supervision - Caring for You and For Them with Dr. Adrienne Elhai -
Best Practices for Treating Trauma with Dr. Patrick Palmieri and Dr. Kathleen Chard  -
Is Exposure Necessary for Trauma Treatment? An Update on CPT and Socratic Dialogue with Dr. Kathleen Chard -
Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Primer with Drs. Kuo and Fitzpatrick (Two part training - you must register for each part) -
Caring for the Caregivers: Trauma Informed Care and Provider Wellness with Dr. Debra Kaysen

Trainings that will be offered directly on ebased Academy:
  • An Introduction to Seeking Safety, Safety, and Taking Good Care of Yourself with Treatment Innovations
  • Trauma and Gender Issues with Jewel Woods 
  • An Overview of Prolonged Exposure Therapy with Dr. Barbara O. Rothbaum
  • Mapping Your Model to TIC Principles with Mary Vicario
  • Trauma Informed Organization with Dr. Bobbi Beale
  • Working with Immigrants and Their Families: Psycho-Social and Trauma-Informed Approach with Dr. Philip Tsui

Questions or comments: Please reach out to Elijah Jones, Director of Health Equity & Clinical Resources (

***Check back often as additional details and trainings will be added***