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STAR Education and Training


star education and training programs

The goal is to serve as the resource for trauma education and training to Central Ohio community professionals as well as OSU graduate students and faculty. The focus on these trainings is to improve the delivery of holistic, trauma-informed care that is interdisciplinary, evidence-based, culturally competent and consumer-focused. 

Highlights of Education Programs

Education programming has included presentations by the following experts in the trauma field:

  • Herbert Benson, MD, Director Emeritus, Benson-Henry Mind Body Institute, Boston
  • Tait Shanafelt, MD, Director, Program on Physician Well Being, The Mayo Clinic
  • Bessel van der Kolk, MD, Founder, The Trauma Center, Boston