DVD

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 seminar, 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.

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


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   5
Speakers:
Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D., M.S., M.A.
Duration:
12 Hours 47 Minutes
Copyright:
May 17, 2021
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Product Code:
RNV054755
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: Digital Recordings

CPD


CPD

This online program is worth 13 hours CPD.



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Speakers

Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D., M.S., M.A.'s Profile

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Organizational Consultant, Clinical Psychologist

Mind Works Professional Education Inc


Dr. Jennifer Sweeton is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, and internationally-recognized expert on trauma, anxiety, and the neuroscience of mental health. Dr. Sweeton has been practicing EMDR for nearly a decade and has treated a variety of populations using EMDR and other memory reconsolidation approaches, including combat veterans, individuals with PTSD and complex trauma, and those suffering from treatment-resistant anxiety. She completed her doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and the National Center for PTSD. Additionally, she holds a master’s degrees in affective neuroscience from Stanford University, and studied behavioral genetics at Harvard University.

Dr. Sweeton resides in the greater Kansas City area, where she owns a group private practice, Kansas City Mental Health Associates. She is a past president of the Oklahoma Psychological Association and holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She is the president of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Dr. Sweeton offers psychological services to clients in Oklahoma, Kansas, and internationally, and is a sought-after trauma and neuroscience expert who has trained thousands of mental health professionals in her workshops.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jennifer Sweeton is in private practice. She has an employment relationship with the Oklahoma City VAMC. Dr. Sweeton receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jennifer Sweeton has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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
  • Key brain areas involved in trauma
  • Fight, flight, freeze, fawn survival responses
  • Clinical implications of the freeze response
  • The neuroscience of EMDR, exposure therapy and cognitive therapy
Connect Clients to a Diagnosis: Trauma Assessment Tools
  • Simple vs. complex trauma
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Symptom clusters and physical manifestations
  • CAPS-5 and PCL-5
  • Primary Care PTSD Screen
  • Dual diagnosis
Stabilize Your Clients Prior to Trauma Work
  • Trauma treatment roadmap – order of operations
  • Bottom-up techniques to reconnect and feel safe in the body
    • Self-soothing techniques
    • Grounding strategies
    • Breathwork
  • Gauge when a client is ready for intense trauma/cognitive work
Proven Skills and Techniques from Evidence-Based Approaches:
  • Somatic Approaches: Address Physical Symptoms of Trauma
    • Relevance of Polyvagal theory and early trauma
    • Assess for readiness to apply somatic tools
    • Teach body awareness
    • Manage unease with “Felt sense” exercises
    • Resourcing strategies to create a safe space
  • CBT Coping Skills: Manage Emotions
    • Identify inaccurate trauma-related cognitions
    • Exposure, titration and pendulation to slow emotions
    • Cognitive reframing and reappraisal interventions
    • Memory reconstruction techniques
  • EMDR-Based Techniques: Resolve Traumatic Memories
    • Adaptive Information Processing Theory
    • EMDR vs EFT vs neuromodulation
    • Resourcing strategies
    • Combine memory reprocessing with cognitive restructuring
    • Using “restricted processing” with complex trauma
  • Narrative Therapy Exercises: Rewrite Traumatic Experiences
    • Interventions to help clients talk about hotspots
    • Reclaim identity with the “Tree of life” exercise
    • Awareness and closure - create life stories
Solutions to Trauma Treatment Roadblocks
  • How to handle the angry client
  • Strategies for the resistant trauma client
  • Boundary concerns
  • Dealing with crises, suicidality, substance use
Reintegration and Post-Traumatic Growth
  • Better than normal - the neuroscience of post-traumatic growth
  • The therapeutic alliance as a brain-based approach
  • The power of forgiveness in moving forward
  • Meaning making exercises
Research, Limitations and Potential Risks

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Physicians
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 40

Comments

Katherine B

"Jennifer Sweeton presented information in an easy to follow and understand way. I will be able to utilize much of the content of this seminar in my practice as a counselor."

Sharilyn S

"Dr. Sweeton presented the materials very clearly and efficiently. I would highly recommend any of her seminars. Likewise, I will be using PESI in the future. "

Katherine M

"I am addicted to PESI and have done several virtual trainings through PESI. This one is by far so far my favorite. I am just overwhelmed with all the new understanding of trauma and great resources I have now. Thank you! I love how there was a strong focus on the conceptual as well as practical strategies. This I believe is going to help me tremendously helping adolescents with all their different skills, abilities, and levels of readiness."

Schneidine V

"Great presentation. Very educational and engaging. "

MICHAEL H

"I thought it was a great training and I would recommend it to my friend in the field "

Sharon T

"This was a fascinating and informative course. Dr Sweeton was engaging and truly knowledgeable. I would take the whole course again! "

Craig B

"Out of all of the trauma/PTSD trainings I've attended in my 16 years in this field, this was the most informative, practical, and engaging training that I have participated in. I will be recommending this training to any/all colleagues who express an interest in this subject matter. "

Marcelle C

"Jennifer is a skilled and highly knowledgeable presenter with a comfortable and approachable style. "

Shannon C

"Great course! Relevant, well presented."

Kerry C

"This was one of the best trainings I've done. "

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