Trauma Treatment

Certificate in Clinical Trauma Treatment – Level 1

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Welcome to your trauma CE headquarters!


To be a successful, competent, in-demand mental health clinician, you absolutely need access to premium, specialized clinical training (with the ability to go back for refreshers), as well as opportunities for ongoing peer consultation.


That’s exactly what this program delivers, plus:


  • Hours of comprehensive, neuroscience-informed clinical trauma trainings you can access indefinitely once you enroll.
  • Access to up to 4 free one-hour expert trauma consultation sessions with trainer and trauma psychologist, Dr. Jennifer Sweeton.
  • A strong credibility marker to demonstrate to potential clients and employers alike that you are competent and qualified to treat psychological trauma.
  • Multiple approaches and perspectives to tackle whatever flavor of client and trauma history you encounter – all cases are different!

Program Courses


Program Instructors

  • Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

    Originally trained as a neuroscientist, Dr. Jennifer Sweeton is a clinical and forensic psychologist, Amazon #1 best-selling author, and internationally-recognized expert on trauma, anxiety, and the neuroscience of mental health. She is the author of the book, Trauma Treatment Toolbox, published by PESI Publishing & Media. Dr. Sweeton completed her doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and the National Center for PTSD. Additionally, she holds a master's degree in affective neuroscience from Stanford University, and studied behavioral genetics at Harvard University. Dr. Sweeton resides in the greater Kansas City area, where she owns a group private practice, Kansas City Mental Health Associates, and co-owns Mind Works Professional Education, Inc., a continuing education company. She holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and is a former President of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Dr. Sweeton offers clinical and forensic psychological services, and is a sought-after trauma and neuroscience expert who has trained more than 15,000 mental health professionals in all 50 US states and over 20 countries.

  • Jerrod Brown, PhD, MA, MS, MS, MS

    Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., M.A., M.S., M.S., M.S., is a professor, trainer, researcher, and consultant with multiple years of experience teaching collegiate courses. Jerrod is also the founder and CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS). Jerrod has also provided consultation services to a number of caregivers, professionals, and organizations pertaining to topics related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), confabulation, suggestibility, trauma and other life adversities, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and youth firesetting. Jerrod has completed four separate master’s degree programs and holds graduate certificates in Neuropsychology, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Other Health Disabilities (OHD), and Traumatic-Brain Injuries (TBI). Jerrod has also conducted over 200 workshops, webinars, and on-demand trainings for various organizations and professional and student audiences. In 2021, Jerrod completed a post-doctoral certificate in Leadership and Organizational Strategy from Walden University and a Professional Certificate in Forensic Psychology from San Diego State University Global Campus. Currently, Jerrod is pursuing a graduate certificate in Neuroscience and the Law from Michigan State University. Jerrod has published several articles and book chapters, and recently, co-edited the book Forensic Mental Health: A Source Guide for Professionals (Brown & Weinkauf, 2018) with Erv Weinkauf. Jerrod is also regularly featured on several national and international podcast programs. Email:

  • Jodi Ann Geis-Crowder, MS, LPC, ACS

    Jodi Geis-Crowder has a passion for the helping profession to ensureaccess to care for all. She is also passionate about mentoring, supervising and training others to reach their professional potential. Jodi has spent the past 25 years dedicating her professional efforts to ensuring that individuals in rural, frontier areas in Northeast Colorado and Southeast Wyoming have access to quality, culturally meaningful behavioral health care and substance use disorder services, delivered by trained, competent providers. A native of Wyoming, Jodi holds an Associate of Science Degree in Education from Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Sciences with areas of emphasis in psychology, economics, political science and anthropology, and a Master of Science Degree in Counselor Education and Human Development with an emphasis in Leadership from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. She holds professional counseling licenses in good standing in Colorado (LPC-2476, March 2000) and Wyoming (LPC-1602, September 2016), is an Approved Clinical Supervisor, a certified Solution Focused Brief Therapy practitioner, holds a certificate in the Human/Animal Bond from the Denver University Graduate School of Social Work, has studied and gained numerous continuing education credits in the area of the human/animal bond, has been registered with four previous therapy dogs (2005, 2010, 2019 and 2021) and recently passed her test and credentialing with her Border Collie, Shay River, through the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Jodi’s passion for culturally appropriate human/animal bond and agriculture related services in rural areas resulted in her developing animal assisted therapy programs and therapeutic horticulture for two community mental health centers: Centennial Mental Health Center in Northeast Colorado and Peak Wellness Center in Southeast Wyoming. Jodi states, “I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to bring my passion for the natural world and rural culture into my professional work by developing programs that are culturally meaningful and support the rural culture.” She further states, “My original therapy dog, Mr. Big, taught me more about patience and unconditional love than any other relationship in my life. It is astounding to me how much he continues to teach me about grief and loss through his passing.” Jodi has held positions as a clinician, clinical coordinator, clinical supervisor, regional clinical director and telehealth clinical supervisor, and education and training coordinator in her years at Centennial Mental Health Center and Peak Wellness Center. Jodi developed animal assisted therapy, therapeutic horticulture and peer specialist programs during her tenure at Centennial Mental Health Center and was the architect for and developed a centralized, telehealth clinical supervision model for Peak Wellness Center. Jodi has extensive training and experience in working in the telehealth model. She authored an article regarding transitioning to working remotely and provided support to others transitioning to remote work during the Covid 19 Pandemic shut down in March, 2020. This article was used internally at Peak Wellness Center to support staff during this transition. Jodi also served as secretary of the Iliff Head Start Advisory Board for six years in Iliff, CO and is currently on the Absaroka Head Start Advisory Board in Worland, WY. Jodi currently works full time as a telehealth clinical supervisor and trainer for Volunteers of America Norther Rockies (VOANR). Volunteers of America Northern Rockies merged with Peak Wellness Center in July of 2020 and serves the needs of individuals with behavior health care and substance use disorder challenges, as well as specializing in services for veterans in Montana, Wyoming and Western South Dakota. She enjoys teaching webinars and assisting others in their professional development under her private company JGC Enterprises, LLC in the areas of Ethics, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, working in the telehealth model and the human/animal bond. Jodi is also a professional mixed media and water color artist and hopes to volunteer at the Washakie County Library in Worland, WY, developing an animal assisted reading program for youth.

  • Robert Cox, LPC

    Robert Cox is an LPC in the state of Missouri and the president-elect of the American Counseling Association of Missouri. He owns a mental health practice, Life Recovery Consulting, with offices in Richmond and Liberty, MO. Robert is the author of the book, “The Life Recovery Method: Autism Treatment From a Trauma Perspective” and he specializes in Trauma with focuses in addiction and autism. Robert lectures frequently on regional and national levels about the issues of trauma, attachment and connection.

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Included in this certificate program (29.5 CE's) is...


Trauma treatment techniques from a variety of perspectives you can integrate into your existing therapy approach – eye movement techniques, neural desensitization tools, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy skills for trauma, and more!


Incredibly effective and specialized clinical interview and screening techniques for trauma assessment that you can use immediately.


A condensed deep dive into Dx and Tx of PTSD that major hospital system practitioners use today to treat difficult trauma cases, and how to use memory reconsolidation techniques for effective trauma processing.


An exciting foray into trauma-rooted personality disorder presentations and how to help your client develop healthy coping mechanisms and move toward long term healing and repair.


Free admission to up to four, 1-hour consultation groups to troubleshoot your most difficult trauma cases.

**Level 1 delivers a foundation of the basic mechanisms of psychological trauma, preparing you for more advanced concepts in our Level 2 Certificate in Clinical Trauma Treatment.

Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Our “Certificate Program” in Clinical Trauma Treatment?

Simple – it’s completely comprehensive, expert-led, neuroscience-based, grounded in research, loaded with proven clinical tools and techniques, AND affordable (i.e. you can get it on a payment plan with instant access, or as part of our cost-effective “Everything Plan” membership). Better yet – you can ask us for a special discount!

Our program is multi-leveled, covering clinical trauma treatment from A-Z, with a focus on the delivery of skills and techniques you can use with any therapy approach. With the goal of bridging theory to practice, the Level 1 curriculum is designed to provide a solid foundation of the mechanisms of psychological trauma, clinical assessment, and introductory treatment techniques (e.g. neural desensitization tools, eye movements, solution-focused treatments, and memory reconsolidation, etc.).

You don’t need any prior trauma training or treatment experience to complete our comprehensive, multi-tiered clinical trauma treatment certificate program, which is designed to take you from beginner to expert (each level is about 30-33 hours in length). You can enroll and receive instant access – take your time to complete each level, with no due dates or time limits to complete!

Better yet, each Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 certificate program does not require that you pay money over and over just to keep your certificate. We believe that when you’ve gained these industry best-practice trauma treatment skills, you don’t lose them after one year, or five years. The most important part of maintaining your competence in trauma practice is to obtain expert-led continuing education, practice your skills, and seek consultation or supervision as appropriate.

We’ve got you covered!

If you find that you’re getting a little dusty, or feeling a little tentative, we welcome you to attend our 1 hour group consultations in trauma treatment (included with your enrollment), retake one or more of your on-demand trauma treatment courses at no additional cost, or register for additional courses. Individual consultation sessions with Dr. Jennifer Sweeton are also available if you’d like some dyad practice or more individualized help.

When you earn your Certificate in Clinical Trauma Treatment – Level 1 / Level 2 / Level 3, it becomes a credibility marker that can help you communicate to potential clients that you’re ready and excited to help them begin processing and healing from their trauma! And because these program certificates don’t expire, you don’t have to worry about anyone telling you to stop listing them on your website, directory listings, etc.

We’re eager to help you start your Clinical Trauma Treatment learning adventure! If you have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at

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