WHAT IS A TRAUMATOLOGIST?

  • Has advanced degree in counseling, mental health, psychology, public health, social work, chaplaincy and related professions

  • Has a minimum of 15 years of direct service experience providing trauma related services

  • Has demonstrated an extensive knowledge of traumatology research

  • Has acquired and achieved proficiency in the neurosciences

  • Has master level knowledge in Adverse Childhood Experiences, Adverse Community Environments, and Adverse Climate Events

  • Has demonstrated proficiency in the 5 crafts across the trauma spectrum 

  • Has established mastery in administering, supervising, educating and training in at least 3 evidence based modalities and interventions

  • Has demonstrated capabilities as an educator, mentor, supervisor, and trainer

  • Has received acknowledgment by recognized national and international trauma organizations

Levels of Certification

The Dreyfus Model: 5 Levels of Skill Acquisition 

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