This course will explore practical ways that providers can implement trauma-informed strategies in their oral health practice. We will discuss how trauma history can impact engagement in oral health care, the benefits of a universal approach to trauma precautions, and strategies to sensitively interact with trauma survivors.
- Recognize how historically underrepresented and marginalized populations may be impacted by violence and trauma.
- Discuss how trauma and toxic stress are related to high-risk coping and health outcomes.
- Explain at least one strategy to employ when interacting with a trauma survivor in an oral health setting.
- Apply universal trauma precautions to clinical situations.