Course Description

Join Dr. Christine Gibson (@TikTokTraumaDoc), family physician, trauma therapist, and author of The Modern Trauma Toolkit, for this interactive workshop on specific skills for traumatic responses. She will explain how trauma shows up in the nervous system, the top-down and bottom-up paths to resolution, and how to create a toolkit for post-traumatic growth.

Course Details

After this workshop, participants will be able to:
  1. Explain the different ways that trauma shows up in the body (acute, complex, PTSD)
  2. Demonstrate skills to return the nervous system to a “ventral vagal “state
  3. Help others build a toolkit for healing dysregulated nervous system responses 
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Online Synchronous
10:30AM to 12:00PM
Oct 18, 2023
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Workshop will be held online in real-time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and date. This event uses Zoom web conferencing software.

Please note:
• Zoom meeting link will be emailed to participants on Tuesday, October 17 by 6:00PM MT.
• 1.5 hours ACSW Category A credits are available for this presentation.
• The Confirmation of Completion document will be available in the UCCE Student Portal within ten (10) business days for ACSW accreditation purposes.
• Recording for this session will be available within ten (10) days after the conclusion of the session.

Christine Gibson, M.D. 

A Family Medicine physician with academic expertise in medical education and holistic care, with twenty years of clinical experience. Through extensive additional specialty training, has become a local and national leader in education and practice related to health inequity and trauma healing. 

As Christy Gibson MD, she is a Mental Health Influencer on Tiktok as @tiktoktraumadoc and has secured a book deal with Hachette Go / John Murray for The Modern Trauma Toolkit. The book is available in paperback, digital, and audio formats. It is an accessible, solutions-focused look at the stress of modern times.

She is involved in collaborative research both locally and globally. A strong leader and advocate, promotes healthy communities in Canada and overseas. As founder, ED, and consultant through Global Familymed Foundation she works with Universities in resource-poor environments in strengthening and building capacity for primary care postgraduate training; with involvement in projects in Laos, Nepal, Myanmar, Ethiopia and throughout East Africa.

Locally, Christine integrates comprehensive, strength-based healing with social justice for those most vulnerable to poor outcomes due to social determinants of health and adverse childhood experiences. She uses Social Innovation approaches towards enhancing agency and resilience, at both community and individual levels. She founded The Healing Centred Cooperative in 2020, who successfully ran a music and breath program for immigrants through the City of Calgary’s Change Can’t Wait Mental Health and Addiction grant. More recently, she co-founded Safer Spaces Training which trains professionals to create psychological safety at work.

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