Description & Objectives

Continuing Education Hours: 1.5 CEs for LPC, SW, LMFT, and Psychologists - NBCC Approved

Description: A plethora of research has focused on the impact that traumatic events have on an individual’s psychological health and how their lives have changed as a result of the event. This training addresses recent literature in this area, as well as how assessment tools can be utilized to determine which factors (if any) exist within the individual who experienced the trauma and the impact on the treating provider(s). Further, this training encourages participants to be cognizant of how certain phrases (i.e., things will get easier) may negatively impact individuals who have experienced a traumatic stressor.

Learning Objectives:

  • The learner will be able to define the term posttraumatic growth, and identify its etiology.
  • The learner will gain a better understanding of appropriate assessment tools to utilize to determine if posttraumatic growth is present.
  • The learner will be able to gain skills in how to better treat individuals who experience a traumatic loss.
  • The learner will be able to identify how their own relationship with loss may impact others.


Psy. D Darius Campinha-Bacote

Dr. Darius Campinha-Bacote (Dr. C) is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who received both his Master’s and Doctorate of Psychology at the School of Professional Psychology located in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Campinha-Bacote completed a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center where he co-facilitated groups, conducted assessments, and provided individual therapy to residents who were currently detained. Currently, Dr. Campinha-Bacote is the program manager for Dallas County’s Functional Family Therapy (FFT) program, and has private practices located in both Bedford and Ft. Worth. He focuses on individual, couples, and family therapies, in addition to conducting evaluations for veterans.

Katelyn Fuller

Katelyn Fuller is a licensed master social worker who received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) located in Arlington, Texas. She completed an undergraduate internship at the UTA Center for Addiction Recovery Studies conducting parenting groups, providing case management, and facilitating various classes. Additionally, she completed a graduate internship at the Dallas County Court Visitor’s Program conducting court reports for differently-abled individuals under legal guardianship. She is currently the Medicaid Specialist for Dallas County Juvenile Department, and continues to fuel her broadening passion for serving individuals and communities by volunteering and conducting various trainings.