Course Description

Trauma and Anxiety


This training benefits mental health clinicians, social workers, and anyone who wants to learn coping skills related to anxiety and trauma. The course will provide an overview of trauma and trauma symptoms that can occur.  Viewers will also learn about the ACE study and ACE Questionnaire in order to understand what childhood trauma is and how it impacts clients.   

The training will also provide an overview of different anxiety disorders and symptoms of anxiety.  It will explain how anxiety and trauma are correlated and how anxiety can many times be a symptom of trauma. Specific traumatic events that could cause anxiety in adults will be explored and different risk factors for developing anxiety in adults.

The final part of the training will discuss different skills that can help when it comes to coping with anxiety. Mindfulness will be described and viewers will be given several mindfulness-based exercises that can help with anxiety. The last skill will provide viewers with different grounding techniques that can be used with clients. The similarities and differences between mindfulness and grounding techniques will be discussed. Viewers will be given several grounding exercises they could use or teach their clients.

Learning Objective:

  • Describe the correlation between trauma and anxiety
  • Explain the Window of Tolerance and how it relates to trauma and anxiety symptoms
  • Describe mindfulness and how it can help to bring people back into their Window of Tolerance
    • Skill #1: utilizing Mindfulness, Meditation, and Relaxation Techniques 
  • Explain Grounding Techniques and how they can help people cope with anxiety and trauma symptoms
    • Skill #2: Utilizing Grounding techniques in order to cope with anxiety symptoms


Certificates will be awarded after completion of the full Webinar and course evaluation.

Radiant Sunshine, #1403, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Radiant Sunshine maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/28/20 to 2/28/2023  Social workers completing this course receive 2-clinical continuing education credits.

Find out whether your state or province accepts ACE approval.

Refund Policy:   No refund will be given for the purchase of any course or webinar. 

 We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please email info@rswellness.org for more information if disability accommodations are needed.

For more information contact: info@rswellness.org

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Trauma and Anxiety

    • TA 1.pdf

    • Window of Tolerance Reimagined (720p)

    • TA 2.pdf

    • Trauma and Anxiety Quiz

    • Trauma and Anxiety References

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