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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Trauma Informed Care in Education (Part-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)

Description: This course is an introductory course that looks at the effects of trauma on the brain, learning, and social and emotional intelligence.

Description: This course explore brain development and the impact of trauma on individual development. Students will learn about social emotional development and apply trauma sensitive approaches that align with brain development.


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Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: Trauma-Informed Classrooms will explore and create a foundational understanding of the characteristics, effects, teaching strategies, and teacher expectations and responsibilities to assist in working with children in grades K-5 who possess trauma .

Description: Examines historical and current racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, linguistic, and social class stereotypes and biases as related to youth in the United States and globally. Students identify personal preconceptions and learn ways of becoming culturally responsive working with youths.

Notes: Fall Only Course


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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.