This online program is worth 12 hours CPD.
Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCSW has been a practicing psychotherapist and body-psychotherapist since 1976 and a California Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1978. She is a member of the International and European Societies for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Association of Traumatic Stress. Babette has trained extensively in Transactional Analysis, Gestalt Therapy, Psychodrama, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Somatic Experiencing, and is a certified Bodynamic Analyst and certified Radix Teacher. She has written extensively on trauma. Her works include 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery; HELP for the HELPER: The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma (with Marjorie Rand); THE BODY REMEMBERS: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment; THE BODY REMEMBERS CASEBOOK: Unifying Methods and Models in the Treatment of Trauma and PTSD; Trauma Essentials: The Go-to Guide.
Provide options for trauma recovery and trauma resolution.
Predict and distinguish those clients who will benefit from processing trauma memories from those who will not
Gain specific skills for helping both groups
Discuss the structure of the body's nervous system
Develop ability to interpret and modulate the body’s nervous system (sensory and autonomic) to regulate arousal levels in clients and for safer trauma therapy.
Also develop ability to interpret and modulate the body’s nervous system (sensory and autonomic) to regulate arousal levels for professional self-care.
Differentiate two types of freeze states from two classes of hypo-aroused states.
Employ the sensory nervous system to mediate flashbacks and nightmare.
Discern a relaxed (muscular) state from a calm (nervous system) state.
Adapt mindfulness, yoga, and physical exercise to be accessible to clients with dysregulated nervous systems and PTSD.
Identify and acquire recovery options and strategies for trauma clients inappropriate for trauma memory processing, particularly for those who don't want to and those who decompensate or dysregulate from memory work.
Employ the sensory nervous system for instant stabilisation during therapy sessions and in client daily lives.
Identify both obvious as well as previously unrecognised resources as antidotes to traumatic stress states.
Revive the (too-often) neglected application of therapeutic contracts and treatment planning.
Gain tools to enable trauma clients to make better (and safer) use of mindful practices such as meditation, MBSR, and yoga.
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