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Trauma Informed Care

February 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

OCHCH is proud and excited to bring you a new education series “Trauma Informed Care for Veterans”. This two part series targeted audience will be Hospice, Palliative Care and Home Health nurses, social workers and chaplains.

Course Description: 
The impact of trauma especially trauma experienced in war, is far reaching and affects every aspect of life. By implementing a trauma-informed care approach, both staff and clients work together in a framework that produces improved outcomes.

This Trauma Informed Care training program will equip nurses, social workers and chaplains to better understand the impact of Trauma in the lives of Veterans.  This program will equip your staff to better serve your local Veteran population resulting in improved care.

The training program will consist of five elements:

  1. Trauma Informed Care for Veterans webinar #1—June 24
  2. Participants will be given a link to a series of three Trauma Informed Care trainings which have CEs attached and are each one hour in length.  The participants will have until July 8, 2020 to complete the trainings.
  3. Trauma Informed Care for Veterans webinar #2 –July 14
  4. Doing the work
  5. Provider Support Calls

Title: Trauma Informed Care for Veterans webinar #1
Date: June 24, 2020
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00pm
Topics to be covered:

  1. Trauma Informed Care background
  2. VA/local Hospice Partnership
  3. VA Telemental Health
  4. VA Benefits
  5. How the Trauma Informed Care for Vets program will work

Title: Trauma Informed Care for Veterans webinar #2
Date: July 14, 2020
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Topics to be covered:

  1. Veteran Resources
  2. Questions and Answers


Kathy Royer, RN, MBA, DMin, CHPN, CHPCA, CEHCH is the hospice regulatory director for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice.  She is a registered nurse with more than 23 years of experience in hospice.  She served as a corporate division director with a demonstrated history of improvement in quality scores.  She has expertise in hospice and hospital environments.  Kathy is skilled in corporate leadership development, operations management, regulatory consultation, coaching, Palliative Care, team building, and as a cultural change agent.

Registration Fee:

OCHCH Members – FREE!!
Non-Members – $50


February 9
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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