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2-Day Intensive Trauma Treatment Certification Workshop: EMDR, CBT and Somatic-Based Interventions to Move Clients from Surviving to Thriving

Transform your practice with this intensive 2-day Certification Workshop that will provide you with effective strategies and interventions from EMDR, CBT, somatic approaches, and narrative therapy so you can take your trauma treatment to the next level!

You’ll learn how to properly assess clients, effectively stabilize them in preparation for treatment, help them safely reprocess traumatic memories, and develop the resources they need to achieve and maintain recovery. You’ll also get detailed guidance on overcoming scenarios involving anger, resistance, and suicidality that can leave you exhausted and uncertain of how to move your most challenging clients forward.

Best of all, upon completion of this live training, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of trauma counselling. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CCTP for details.

Sign up today, get the proven tools and techniques needed to end the suffering of your clients and move them from surviving to thriving!


CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!

Attendees will receive documentation of CCTP designation from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following the program.

*Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CCTP for professional requirements.

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Analyze the brain regions involved in trauma.
  2. Assess the clinical implications of the freeze response in trauma treatment.
  3. Determine how clinicians can assess for simple, complex, and intergenerational trauma.
  4. Evaluate how bottom-up techniques like grounding and breathwork can increase felt safety in clients.
  5. Analyze methods clinicians can use to gauge when clients are ready for intense trauma work.
  6. Determine how narrative therapy exercises can be employed in session to help clients talk about hotspots.
  7. Justify how somatic approaches can be used to address the physical symptoms of trauma survivors.
  8. Determine how exposure, titration and pendulation can be used to “slow” emotions in clients.
  9. Support how EMDR-based techniques can be used with clients to resolve traumatic memories.
  10. Differentiate between EMDR, EFT and neuromodulation approaches.
  11. Develop plans for working with anger, resistance, and suicidality in clients who’ve experienced trauma.
  12. Debate the potential risks and limitations of trauma treatment techniques.

Outline

The Neuroscience of Trauma and Mechanisms of Change

Connect Clients to a Diagnosis: Trauma Assessment Tools Stabilize Your Clients Prior to Trauma Work Proven Skills and Techniques from Evidence-Based Approaches: EMDR-Based Techniques: Solutions to Trauma Treatment Roadblocks Reintegration and Post-Traumatic Growth Research, Limitations and Potential Risks

Copyright : 02/09/2021

Complex Trauma Certification Training: A Strength-Based Approach for Treating Complex PTSD

Many clinicians are trained in the treatment of single traumatic events, but are not fully equipment to treat Complex PTSD. The traditional approaches to the treatment of PTSD can fall short when working with clients with Complex PTSD. Watch this workshop to learn how you can adapt your therapeutic approach to help clients diagnosed with Complex PTSD achieve more successful outcomes.

The most common question asked when treating Complex PTSD is, “where do I start?”. In this training, you will develop confidence in your ability to successfully organize and prioritize your client’s treatment goals. You will learn how to compassionately and effectively work with clients who have experienced multiple traumatic events and prolonged trauma exposure.

Successful treatment requires a compassionate therapeutic relationship and effective, research-based interventions. After this training you will learn how to:

Watch Dr. Arielle Schwartz, trauma expert, trainer and author of The Complex PTSD Workbook, in this engaging and interactive seminar to learn valuable strategies that will allow you to successfully address the dysregulated affect and arousal states that accompany Complex PTSD. You will leave this seminar with practical tools that facilitate a strength-based approach to trauma recovery and increased resilience in clients.

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Distinguish key contributing factors to the development of Complex PTSD as it relates to client case conceptualization. 
  2. Analyze the impact of Complex PTSD on the cognitive, emotional, and physical health of the client.
  3. Determine how to assess clients for Complex PTSD symptoms within other diagnoses, including personality disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and dissociative disorders.
  4. Incorporate into clinical treatment practical mind-body therapy tools to help clients feel resourced and prepared for trauma processing.
  5. Articulate the six stages of trauma responses within the neurobiology of Complex PTSD as it relates to clinical treatment.
  6. Utilize assessment tools to properly assess for Complex PTSD to better inform treatment planning.
  7. Analyze implicit memory foundations of preverbal and nonverbal memories.
  8. Breakdown how mutual regulation within the therapeutic relationship teaches clients self-regulation strategies that help them develop new interpersonal strengths that help with the treatment process.
  9. Analyze parts work from Structural Dissociation, Internal Family Systems, and Gestalt perspectives.
  10. Evaluate the basic principles of a unified approach to somatic psychology.
  11. Implement mindfulness-based techniques into trauma treatment.
  12. Integrate interventions for the treatment of Complex PTSD drawn from CBT, DBT, EMDR Therapy, Parts Work Therapy, Somatic Psychology, and mind-body therapies.
  13. Determine how the neuroscience of interpersonal neurobiology provides insight into the psychobiological changes possible within trauma treatment. 
  14. Analyze how working within the “Window of Tolerance” can help reduce the likelihood of re-traumatization.
  15. Assess how “top-down” and “bottom-up” interventions can speed up or slow down the pacing of trauma treatment.
  16. Differentiate past experience from present moment experience as it relates to the treatment of trauma.
  17. Employ resilience as a strength-based approach that fosters growth and integration of a positive sense of self-identity in clients.
  18. Evaluate the role of neuroplasticity in treating trauma.
  19. Determine resilience and protective factors to aid against the development of PTSD.
  20. Demonstrate effective strategies for working with clients' preverbal memories.
  21. Utilize relational interventions for shame.
  22. Utilize EFT, Havening Technique, and other “neuromodulation” strategies for trauma recovery.
  23. Apply techniques of focusing and resourcing to prepare clients for trauma reprocessing.
  24. Analyze somatic cues to determine level of internal trauma processing. 
  25. Employ coregulation to reduce level of client distress.
  26. Adapt standard trauma therapy to the increased demands of complex PTSD.

Outline

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder vs. Complex PTSD: Understand the Difference

The Neurobiology of PTSD: Beyond Fight and Flight

Psychological and Physiological Repercussions of Complex PTSD: A Deeper Understanding for Accurate Assessment

Therapeutic Interventions for Complex PTSD: Summary of Effective Therapies

Integrative Treatment for Complex PTSD: Putting it All Together for an Effective Treatment Plan

Experiential Interventions: Mind-Body Practices for Clients with Complex PTSD

Special Considerations in Complex Trauma Treatment

Fostering Resilience: For Post-Traumatic Growth and Healing

Vicarious Trauma: Improve Client Outcomes Through Effective Self-Care

Clinical Vignette – Wendy

Trauma history of neglect, grandmother suicide, father inappropriate sexually

Integrative Approach to Trauma Reprocessing

Deepening the work

Top down and bottom up

Somatic repatterning and reprocessing

Integration:  A path to self-regulation

Copyright : 30/11/2020

Traumatic life experiences can be devastating and they inevitably shape who you are. Such events can also become a powerful force that awakens you to an undercurrent of your own aliveness. Trauma recovery involves learning to trust in your capacity for new growth. In order to grow, we must make use of our suffering in order to find our happiness.

Within these pages, you will find an invitation to see yourself as the hero or heroine of your own life journey. A hero’s journey involves walking into the darkness on a quest for wholeness. This interactive format calls for journaling and self-reflection, with practices that guide you beyond the pain of your past and help you discover a sense of meaning and purpose in your life. Successful navigation of a hero’s journey provides opportunities to discover that you are more powerful than you had previously realized.

Written by Dr. Arielle Schwartz, bestselling author of The Complex PTSD Workbook, this healing guide provides a step-by-step approach to trauma recovery that integrates:


Clinicians working with complex trauma are honored with the most sacred of tasks: to bear witness to clients’ suffering and to attend compassionately to their wounds.

In The Complex PTSD Treatment Manual, clinicians will find the road map they need to conduct successful therapy with clients who have experienced prolonged exposure to traumatic events. Combining the science and art of therapy, Dr. Arielle Schwartz seamlessly integrates research-based interventions with the essentials of healing to create a whole-person approach to trauma treatment.

Drawing from her years of experience in working with trauma survivors, Dr. Schwartz provides clinicians with the tools they need to become a trustworthy companion to trauma survivors and become capable of guiding a healing journey for clients with a history of abuse or neglect. Within these pages, you will find: