Via recorded webinar
In this engaging and interactive training, aimed for those with basic trauma treatment experience, therapists, social workers, marriage and family therapists and psychologists will learn about how to diagnose, conceptualize and treat trauma experienced by and impacting clients. Traumas include chronic and acute life events spanning sexual, emotional and physical abuse as well as neglect, exposure to war and acute experiences.
Learners will be immersed in the history and evolution of trauma diagnosis and treatment, the core competencies utilized for treating trauma as well as practical evidence-based treatments for trauma counseling based on John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory, as well as EMDR, somatic interventions and the work of Allan Schore, Peter Levine, Bessel Van Der Kolk and other renowned trauma experts. We will cover a conceptualization of attachment wounds, personality disorders, core stabilization and long-term treatment interventions.
Part 1: The Definition and History of Trauma
Part 2: Assessment of Trauma and Challenges in Treatment
Part 3: Practice and Q&A
Original recording date: October 3, 2020 Length: 171 minutes
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recall 5 principles of neurobiology and trauma formation
- Implement 3 techniques for diagnosing and treating trauma
- Describe how trauma creates mental health issues
- Demonstrate 3 techniques to stabilize and help the client move towards self-direction and emotional wellness.
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
Gentry, J. E., & Block, I. K. (2016). Forward facing trauma therapy: healing the moral wound. Compassion Unlimited.
Herman, J. L. (2015). Trauma and recovery: The aftermath of violence - from domestic abuse to political terror. Basic Books.
Levine, P. A. (1997). Waking the tiger: healing trauma: the innate capacity to transform overwhelming experiences. North Atlantic Books.
Levine, P. A. (2008). Healing trauma: a pioneering program for restoring the wisdom of your body. Sounds True.
Levine, P. A. (2010). In an unspoken voice: How the body releases trauma and restores goodness. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.
Levine, P. A. (2015). Trauma and memory: brain and body in a search for the living past: a practical guide for understanding and working with traumatic memory. North Atlantic Books.
Mate?, G. (2019). Scattered Minds: a new look at the origins and healing of attention deficit disorder. Vermilion.
Ogden, P., & Fisher, J. (2015). Sensorimotor psychotherapy: Interventions for trauma and attachment. W. W. Norton.
Porges, S. W. (2017). The pocket guide to polyvagal theory: The transformative power of feeling safe. W.W Norton & Company.
Van Der Kolk, B. (2014). The body keeps the score: brain, mind and body in the healing of trauma. Penguin Books.
3 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)
Core Wellness, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0569 and for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167. Note: Note: This course provides 3 contact hour(s) self-study credits. Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.
ASWB ACE Approved:
Core Wellness LLC, #1745, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Core Wellness LLC, #1745 maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/18/2020 to 05/18/2021. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 continuing education credits (recorded webinar).
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