Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care for Midwives

Join your midwife colleagues in this small group workshop (max. 30 participants) to learn about developing improved resiliency and an increased capacity to provide trauma-informed care.

This is an introductory session that starts at the beginning of this complex topic, where emphasis is placed on fusing understanding of physiology with improved clarity on what we see clinically, and provides tools for effective responding.


  • Moderator and presenters visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your computer speakers
  • Your questions sent via Zoom chat or anonymously on slido (see below)
  • Participants will be asked to have their cameras on as part of the interactive period
Skills Gained
  • Describe the clinically-relevant aspects of the physiology of triggering.
  • Apply knowledge of this physiology to better detect early signs of triggering in self or others (including clients, learners, or staff).
  • Utilize frameworks and tools to respond more effectively to one’s own triggers, or those of others (including clients, learners, or staff).
Key Speakers
  • Presenter: Dr. Erika Cheng, Family Physician, Executive Director at Beyond the Cycle of Trauma Institute
  • Moderator: Kim Campbell, RM, MN, Lead Midwifery CPD Program