The Academy for Trauma Informed Practice in

Child Welfare, Mental Health, and Schools

(UVM Course: EDSP 295b)

Hybrid Course sequence offered by the UVM Department of Education in collaboration with the Child Welfare Training Partnership.


Course will include an online component and 9 full-day, in-person classes on the following dates:  

Sept 7, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7, Jan 25, Feb 22, March 22, April 12, and May 3.


 September 2018—May 2019

Purpose and Goal

The Academy for Trauma Informed Practice aims to build capacity among community providers to improve well-being for children and families. Specifically, it is the goal of this Academy to increase the number of professionals across child welfare, mental health and education systems who enter the field equipped to effectively support the strengths and complex needs of children, youth and families who have been adversely touched by trauma.

Why participate in the Academy?

  • Learn to effectively collaborate with children, families, and other professionals, to reduce trauma related needs while enhancing resilience & well-being.
  • Gain skills in evidence based practices such as the RPC+, Obtain certificate of completion and micro-credential in Trauma Informed Practice, PBIS, MTSS, PCIT, and TF-CBT
  •  Earn CEUs and graduate credits from UVM’s College of Education and Social Services, Department of Education.
  • Students will register for one 2-3 credit course during fall semester and one 2-3 credit Spring semester course
  • Register for CESS -EDSP 295b CRN: 94708



Tuition & Fees: (differs by # of credits taken)

Full and Partial Scholarships for students and professionals will be made available by the Child Welfare Training Partnership’s Placement Stability Project for 2018-19.  

APPLICATION NOW OPEN- Limited slots available. Apply before March 30, 2018. Register Here:

For more information contact: Jennifer Jorgenson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jessica Strolin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.