Beyond the Break: Effective Interventions, Cultural Considerations, and Building Bridges in Trauma Care, Monday, 2-3-25 (Live Webinar)

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Beyond the Break: Effective Interventions, Cultural Considerations, and Building Bridges in Trauma Care

This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 3 CE Credits – Trauma. For many states, live, interactive webinars count the same as in person.


Presenter: Jodi Geis-Crowder, LPC, ACS

Monday, February 3, 2025

7:00pm – 10:00pm EST

Live Webinar



Do you ever feel like some clients are presenting a puzzle with missing pieces? Traditional approaches might not be enough for those struggling with intense emotions, flashbacks, or avoidance behaviors. This could be a sign of underlying trauma. Led by professional counselor and clinical supervisor Jodi Geis-Crowder , this webinar is designed for busy mental health professionals seeking to elevate their practice skills and become leaders in trauma-informed care. We’ll review recognition of trauma as well as delve deeper to enhance assessment techniques which help to identify the often-subtle presentations of trauma in clients. We’ll discover how cultural beliefs profoundly influence responses to trauma, and discuss effective treatment modalities. Macro practice will also be addressed, exploring ways to become change agents within our systems, identifying and advocating against retraumatizing policies, fostering collaboration with colleagues to build a robust support network for clients and communities. We will also focus on solutions and envisioning a life absent of trauma responses.


Jodi Geis-Crowder has a passion for the helping profession to ensure access to care for all. She
is also passionate about mentoring, supervising, and training others to reach their professional
potential. Jodi has spent the past 26 years dedicating her professional efforts to ensuring that
individuals in rural, frontier areas in Northeast Colorado and Wyoming have access to quality,
culturally meaningful behavioral health care and substance use disorder services, delivered by
trained, competent professionals.
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 and
human development 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 five
therapy dogs (2005, 2010, 2019, 2020 and 2021) was a tester/observer for Alliance of Therapy
Dogs (2006-2020), a national credentialing organization for therapy dog teams headquartered in
Cheyenne, Wyoming. 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 way of like.” 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
Jodi has held positions as a clinician, clinical coordinator, clinical supervisor, regional clinical
director, telehealth clinical supervisor, and education and training coordinator in her years at
Centennial Mental Health Center and Peak Wellness Center. Jodi was the architect for and
developed a centralized, telehealth clinical supervision model for Peak Wellness Center. She has
extensive training and experience in working in the telehealth model and 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.
Jodi is currently a telehealth clinical supervisor and professional trainer for Volunteers of
America Northern Rockies (VOANR). This organization serves individuals with behavioral
health and substance use disorder challenges in Montana, Wyoming, and Western South Dakota.
Jodi also teaches webinars for continuing education units for behavioral health care professionals
and consultation services through JGC Enterprises, LLC. Her areas of expertise include Ethics,
Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Clinical Supervision, Telehealth Service Delivery, Telehealth
Clinical Supervision, and The Human/Animal Bond. She is passionate about supporting
educational opportunities and identifying potential for growth in services to ensure access to high
quality care for all.
Jodi is a professional water color artist, member of the Sagebrush Artisans and sells her art in
boutiques in Wyoming.


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Learning objectives – Participants will gain enhanced insight surrounding:

  • Utilize assessment techniques to help effectively identify presentations of trauma in clients.
  • Deliver more culturally sensitive and competent trauma care, informed by deeper comprehension of how cultural beliefs impact individual responses to trauma
  • Advocate for more trauma-informed practices within systems

This presentation is open to:

  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services

and is beneficial for:

  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

CE You LLC #1573 is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 3/27/2024 – 3/27/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 3 Trauma continuing education credits.

CE You LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0437

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