Historical Trauma & Its Modern Impact on American Indians

Includes a Live Event on 11/03/2021 at 1:00 PM (MST)

This webinar will begin with a brief review of historical trauma and delve into the contemporary response(s)/reactions in the Native American Community. Attendees will be able to identify risk factors and barriers to treatment for American Indian clients.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Define the term “Historical Trauma” in the context of United States history.
  2. Identify symptoms, responses & complex defense mechanisms in American Indian therapy clients. 
  3. Examine your internal awareness & responses to intergenerational trauma as it relates to therapy with underserved populations specifically American Indians.
  4. Increase provider competence & resiliency to gain tips to begin to effectively treat and transcend trauma in American Indian Communities

This program offers 1 NBCC hour.


Arizona Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2003. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Arizona Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Jordanna Saunders


Trauma Recovery Services of Arizona

Jordanna is a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arizona. She is EMDR Certified & owns a private practice in Goodyear, AZ that serves urban and rural adults and teens dealing with anxiety, depression, or trauma. She is Navajo and brings creativity and humor into her work.


Historical Trauma & Its Modern Impact on American Indians Webinar
11/03/2021 at 1:00 PM (MST)   |  60 minutes
11/03/2021 at 1:00 PM (MST)   |  60 minutes
Historical Trauma & Its Modern Impact on American Indians Evaluation
7 Questions
7 Questions Please indicate the degree to which you agree or disagree with the statements below. 1 - Disagree 2 - Somewhat Disagree 3 - Neutral 4 - Somewhat Agree 5 - Agree
Historical Trauma & Its Modern Impact on American Indians Certificate
1.00 credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 credit  |  Certificate available