Green Cross Academy of Traumatology (GCAT) is an international, humanitarian assistance organization, non-profit corporation comprised of trained traumatologists and compassion fatigue service providers.

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General Membership

 

Green Cross Academy of Traumatology (GCAT) is an international, humanitarian assistance organization, non-profit corporation comprised of trained traumatologists and compassion fatigue service providers.

 

If you are interested in joining GCAT, please fill out the PDF form and submit it along with the $95 annual fee. If you have taken a COCA certified course within the last 30 days, you can join for $55 by submitting a copy of your training certificate along with the General Membership form.

Four types of certification

The Academy's Commission on Certification and Accreditation (COCA) sanctions four certifications to qualified professionals and accredits programs teaching approved courses leading to certification. With certification comes membership in the Academy and an opportunity to become part of the Green Cross Assistance Program to respond to traumatic events.

 

All members are expected to abide by the high Standards of Practice for Traumatologists and the high Standards of Self Care for Traumatologists. These Standards are part of each of the Academy's Certifications. The current list of certifications includes links to the certification standards followed by an application seeking certification:

 

 

Compassion Fatigue Educator  |  Compassion Fatigue Therapist

Certified Traumatologist  |  Field Traumatologist

 

Compassion Fatigue Educator Certification

 

Compassion Fatigue Educator (CFE) Certification is earned by those who complete the Compassion Fatigue Educator course of training or equivalent training and experiences associated with the theory and research, assessment, and prevention of work-related compassion fatigue. The certification is for those who are primarily interested in teaching and guiding colleagues about self care, developing and managing a self care plan, and effective compassion fatigue stress management.

 

CFE - Standards

CFE - Certification Application

 

 

Compassion Fatigue Therapist Certification

 

Compassion Fatigue Therapist (CFT) Certification is earned by those who complete the Compassion Fatigue Educator Certification and a program of study covering the assessment and treatment of secondary traumatic stress reactions (PTSD), the MASTERS transformative process, and the competencies for designing a compassion fatigue prevention program in a given work context.

 

CFT - Standards

CFT - Certification Application

 

 

Certified Traumatologist Certification

 

Certified Traumatologist (CT) Certification is earned by those who complete the Field Traumatologist Certification and a program of study covering three other areas of competence: Assessment and Diagnosis, Treatment Competency, Contextual Applications, and Self Care, in addition to clinical experience.

 

CT - Standards

CT - Certification Application

CT - Equivalency

CT - Equivalency Application

CT - Accredited Site Application

 

 

Field Traumatologist Certification

 

Field Traumatologist (FT) Certification is earned by those who complete the Field Traumatologist course of training or equivalent training and experiences associated with crisis intervention, working with Incident Command structures, and other knowledge to prepare them to work with survivors of disasters -- both human and natural.

 

FT - Standards

FT - Certification Application

FT - Equivalency

FT - Equivalency Application

FT - Accredited Site Application

Information

 

Green Cross:  Academy of Traumatology

a 501(c)3 non-profit company

 

Phone:  757-352-4228

Fax:  757-352-4282

E-mail:  greencrosshq@regent.edu

 

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