On-Demand CE Training

ODL 259: A Walk in the Woods: A Survivor’s Path to Healing

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Created on 06/13/2023

Target Audience:

This course is targeted for social workers, case managers, nurses, and counselors.


Childhood trauma can cause long lasting effects that continue through adulthood. These effects can manifest in many different ways. In this powerful one hour interview with a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, we  hear about the tools and resources used to walk through her healing process. Nan O’Connor  walked participants through her journey, from how her trauma manifested into adulthood, to the steps she took to overcome the trauma and live a healthier life. Participants gain incredible insight and a phenomenal resource to use when working with their clients who have also experienced trauma. 

Course Objectives:

By the end of the session – the participant will be able to:

  • Give examples of ways trauma can manifest into adulthood
  • Identify two resources that can be beneficial to people who have experienced trauma
  • Recognize the effects that trauma can have on people


Nan O’Connor, MCC, is a Master Certified Coach and Author of A Walk in the Woods: An Incest Survivors Guide to Resolving the Past and Creating a Great Future. As a sexual abuse survivor Nan has one simple intention – to promote healing for other survivors. Nan has developed a free website with resources for anyone who is on their path of healing. 

Professionally Nan has built a successful business guiding small business owners and corporate executives on creating sustainable growth. Nan is a past president of the Georgia chapter of the International Coach Federation, and certified by the Arbinger Institute. In addition, she has lectured on professional development at Emory University and speaks to audiences around the world. Nan is also the creator of LeaderSkills, a training program that helps turn managers into leaders. 


Social Workers
ASWB ACE – 1 CE Credit
New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work – 1 Contact Hour
National Association of Social Work- New Jersey- 1 Ethics CE Credit
Case Managers
CCMC – 1 Contact Hour
California Board of Registered Nursing – 1 Contact Hour
NBCC ACEP – 1 Contact Hour
New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners – 1 Contact Hour

Please make sure to check with your own state board to ensure the transferability of CE credit for an asynchronous course. Some state boards may place restrictions regarding the modality of training required for ethics credits to be awarded. If this training indicates ethics credits are available, please verify that your state allows them to be earned through an on-demand course format.