What you'll learn

  • Integrate science, culture and evidence-based knowledge and practices in policy planning, clinical care, humanitarian and human rights activities.

  • Implement and use advances in the neurosciences and cultural knowledge of the clinical care of traumatized persons, their families and communities.

  • Define effective scientific approaches for the care of survivors of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial trauma and climate change.

  • Demonstrate new leadership skills into program development, clinical care and research.

  • Implement culturally sensitive and effective evaluation approaches into the work environment.

  • Apply professional development and ethics in working with vulnerable groups and communities.

Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma and the Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Educaton. This course is targeted to health care workers including doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other public health professionals; policy planners, lawyers, human rights workers, educators and journalists working with populations that are survivors of violence and/or disasters.

*Register before January 31 to recieve the discounted price. 

Select the Take Course button to view additional information on the course registration page.

You may also like


This intensive, three-day, in person course is designed to address this urgent need. Participants will receive the latest information in the fields of psychiatry and mental health.

$595 - $895
Registration Deadline
Starts Jun 13

This Harvard Health Publishing Online Course is the reliable, go-to source for encouragement and practical advice to help you understand your illness and to help you feel like yourself again.

Registration Deadline
Available now