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Will Grundy Speech-Language-Hearing Association
a Recognized Area Group of the
Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Trauma-Informed Care for SLPs

Presented by : Rachel Archambault, M.A., CCC-SLP

When: Friday October 27, 2023 

Where: Remotely via Zoom(link will be sent a couple days before the workshop)

Activity Description: This workshop focused on the history of trauma informed care, the type of trauma, and using a trauma informed approach to therapy. Targeting self-regulation, self-reflection, and de-escalation techniques. 


12:00 -12:30: Registration
12:30-1:00: What is trauma-informed care (TIC)?

                   – History of TIC; trauma theories

                   – Types of trauma, PTSD, CPTSD

                   – Identifying s/sx
1:00-1:30:  SAHMSA’s 2014 Guide to Trauma-Informed Care

                   – 3 E’s of Trauma, 4 R’s, 6 Pillars

1:30-2:00: Implementing a trauma-informed approach
2:00-2:30: Self-regulation, self-reflection, and de-escalation

2:30-3:00: Change of language

                  – Neurodiversity movement

                  – Respectful listening

                  – Removing Violent Language 

3:00-3:15: Language changes and counseling

                  – Active listening, nonverbal skills, silence and pacing, empathy, verbal responding

3:15-3:30: Question and Answer

A total of 3.0 continuing education hours will be given to the audience.


Financial: Rachel Archambault will receive an honorarium for her presentation, receives a salary from BCPS and has

ownership/interest in PTSD SLP LLC.

Nonfinancial: Rachel Archambault has professional relationship with ASHA, ASHA SIG 20 and FLASHA.