Florida State University announced this week that health insurance agency Simply Healthcare Plans is the first organization to complete its new “Trauma Aware” organizational certification program.
The program is the first of its kind in the U.S. and is designed to build a more resilient and trauma-educated workforce. To earn the certification, more than 90 percent of Simply Healthcare’s 1,400 Florida employees completed the new online training, which focuses on the impact of trauma and the promise of resilience.
FSU's Institute for Family Violence Studies (IFVS) has been working with Saving Jane and One Huddle as they create an app on human trafficking prevention. The app is based on the IFVS's online Professional Development training on human trafficking. Here's the link to the video https://www.savingjane.org/gamechangersinvitation. You can download the One Huddle app on the App Store.
The Institute's online domestic violence training "Understanding Domestic Violence as a Social Service Professional" has been re-launched. This training is free and offered online 24/7. For more information, check out the training site at https://dvtraining.csw.fsu.edu/.
COVID-19 exposed the need for universities to develop trauma-informed interventions to bolster students’ well-being during times of crisis. Florida State University, a public institution with 40,000+ students, had such an intervention immediately available to students that was quickly adapted to fit their needs during the pandemic.
This study explored how college freshmen, particularly those affected by health inequities, are affected by COVID-19 and whether they would use a university-created online wellness intervention for help. Read the full article here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34449301/
Florida State University, a leader in professional development on trauma and resilience, launched a new online curriculum to help higher education professionals develop the tools to promote campus wellness and better serve students.
Florida State University has launched a new online certification in human trafficking prevention and intervention to help professionals develop skills to better understand the dynamics of the various types of human trafficking.