Provide Competency based Trauma Mental Health Care

Become a Trauma Competent Clinician®
via online training and supervision 

Clinical Expertise Grounded in Evidence-based Research

Video-based modules supported by downloadable presentations, review guides and clinical supervision via teleconferencing

Trauma Competent Clinician Model

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Become a Trauma Competent Clinician and Provide Healing for the World We Live in Today

This comprehensive program features two online training series:

  • The Trauma Competent Clinician includes 24 hours of training
  • The Trauma Competent Supervisor training includes 24 hours of training

This training has been developed to meet the requirements for competency-based trauma mental health supervision and practice and may also count toward the Licensed Professional Counselors Association's requirement(s) for CPCS certification and/or CPCS recertification in Georgia.

About Melinda Paige, Ph.D, LPC, CPCS, NCC

Dr. Paige is a licensed professional counselor, certified professional counselor supervisor and a national certified counselor.

Melinda Paige earned a Ph.D in Counselor Education and Practice and an Ed.S in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University. She has twenty years of clinical experience serving survivors of trauma as well as trauma mental health training and supervision experience.

Melinda Paige is the founder of the Institute for Trauma Competency and author of the Trauma Competent Clinician Model based on her qualitative research. She currently serves as a counselor educator and trauma clinician. Dr. Paige is a licensed professional counselor, certified professional counselor supervisor, and national certified counselor.

Dr. Paige was the recipient of the Chi Sigma Iota International Outstanding Practitioner Award (2014), the American Counseling Association Professional Development Award (2018), and the Chi Sigma Iota International Outstanding Faculty Award (2018). Dr. Paige has published and presented nationally on trauma competency, protective factors in the prevention of vicarious trauma and self-injury.

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