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Trauma-Informed Care: Applications for Audiology (On Demand Webinar) (PD102757)

Presenter(s): Olivia Giglio, AuD, CCC-A
Course Description

Trauma-informed care is a patient-care model that acknowledges the prevalence of trauma and its impact in our society. By incorporating trauma-informed practices, we can increase patient engagement and efficacy of care. This webinar examines the basic tenets of trauma-informed care and suggests modifications audiologists can make to daily practices. The webinar also shares resources for patients and providers.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify the main tenets of trauma-informed care
  • Provide examples of potentially invasive/triggering aspects of audiologic appointments and explain potential modifications
  • Identify resources to offer to patients


  • Introduction (5 minutes)
  • Overview of trauma, ACEs study, and intro to trauma informed care (10 minutes)
  • Benefits of integrating trauma informed practices with video (7 minutes)
  • Audiology-Specific Scenarios and suggested modifications (10 minutes)
  • Case Study examples (10 minutes)
  • Resources to offer patients (5 minutes)
  • Q&A (10 minutes)
  • Closing (3 minutes)

Presenter Information

Olivia L. Giglio, AuD, CCC-A  (she/her/hers) is a clinical audiologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Giglio graduated with her AuD from East Carolina University in 2023. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware, where she obtained degrees in cognitive science as well as general music with a concentration in voice. During her undergraduate career she was a resident assistant and received yearly trainings in emergency and crisis response for students experiencing emotional, physical, and/or mental health concerns. Dr. Giglio has also completed training in mental health first aid through the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. Dr. Giglio has a passion for incorporating best care practices with her patients. She began her research into trauma-informed care during her clinical externship at Thomas Jefferson University.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Live webinar date: October 10, 2023
End date: October 12, 2028

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102757
Available Through: October 12, 2028