Becoming a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional will demonstrate your passion for and knowledge of treating traumatized children and adolescents.
This 2-Day Certification Course in Trauma and Attachment Treatment for Children and Adolescents will provide you with the essential skills, proven interventions, and state-of-the-art treatments you need to successfully treat your most challenging clients—children, adolescents and families suffering from trauma and attachment wounds.
Children’s neurology is impacted at the deepest levels of development resulting in emotional, behavioural and psychological problems. When the foundational blocks of attachment are fractured, you face therapeutic roadblocks—innate distrust of others, acting out, avoidance/shutting down, extreme reactivity, self-harm, affect dysregulation, substance abuse, poor boundaries—making successful treatment seem impossible to achieve.
Purchase this intensive 2-day certification training and learn the most effective tools and techniques to help children and families more fully engage in treatment, identify and express their emotions, manage disturbing thoughts and feelings, and achieve and maintain recovery.
Elevate your practice and improve your ability to:
Skillfully integrate proven interventions rooted in EMDR, IFS, Somatic Psychotherapy
Unpack children’s history and create a cohesive trauma narrative
Use children’s trauma narrative to process attachment disruptions and trauma responses
Map children’s problematic behaviour and the parent’s responses to the behaviour
Help children identify trauma triggers and develop appropriate, healthy regulation skills
Help children overcome fears about connecting in relationships
Repair self-destructive patterns, negative limiting beliefs and affect dysregulation
Empower families to improve boundaries, discipline and communication
Teach families/caregivers concrete, practical ways to repair attachment wounds
Best of all, you can become a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional (CATP) upon completion of this course—at no additional cost to you—adding valuable skills and credentials to your resume.
Purchase today and show your clients and their families with trauma and attachment wounds, that you’ve taken the time and effort to effectively help them heal!
Certification Made Simple
In just three easy steps, you can earn your certification as a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional.
Step 1: Watch the video
Step 2: Complete the CE test and instantly print your certificate of completion.
Step 3: Submit your certificate of completion and professional license to Evergreen Certifications
That’s it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.
Continuing Professional Development Certificates
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 12 hours CPD.
Manual - Trauma and Attachment Treatment for Children and Adolescents
Lois Ehrmann, PhD, LPC, NCC/ACS, is the founder & executive director of The Individual and Family Choices Program in State College, Pennsylvania. She has over 32 years of professional counseling experience and over 18 years of clinical supervision experience. She holds the following credentials: Clinical Supervisor (ACS) & National Certified Counselor (NCC), Registered ATTACh Clinician, Certified Attachment Focused Family Therapist, Certified IFS (CSL) Therapist, Certified EMDR Clinician & Approved Consultant (EMDRIA), and Certified Trauma Specialist (CTTS).
She is also an affiliated assistant professor at Penn State University in the Department of Counselor Education & Supervision since 2004. In the most recent years of teaching she has focused on skill development in masters level counselors and clinical supervision skills for doctoral level professional helpers. Lois is a sought after clinical supervisor in her geographic area and thoroughly enjoys teaching and mentoring new clinicians.
Financial: Lois Ehrmann is founder and executive director of The Individual and Family CHOICES Program. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Lois Ehrmann has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Articulate the neurological impact of trauma on attachment in children and adolescents and how current research informs treatment planning.
Differentiate between the clinical presentation of children and adolescents who exhibit insecure vs. secure vs. disorganized attachment.
Implement trauma and attachment assessments to develop observable and measurable treatment plan goals.
Implement the “internal working model” intervention to clarify the client’s attachment category to inform treatment planning.
Operationalize the core treatment goals into measurable objectives in the treatment of trauma and attachment.
Implement the Integrated Attachment and Trauma Timeline Strategy (IATTS) to organize and construct the client’s trauma narrative.
Utilize the client’s trauma narrative to process attachment disruptions and trauma responses.
Apply bilateral tapping to reduce the intensity of strong affect and/or to amplify a strength resource.
Integrate elements of Internal Family Systems psychotherapy to map out a child’s problematic behaviour and the parent’s responses to the behaviour.
Utilize bibliotherapy to teach children, adolescents and families the concepts of Internal Family Systems psychotherapy to improve treatment outcomes.
Integrate resource tapping (EMDR) into Attachment Focused Family Therapy to increase the strength of attachment and healthy regulation in children, adolescents and families.
Compose mindfulness-based breath work, guided imagery and sensory awareness to improve affect regulation.
Attachment Theory and Attachment Therapy
Recent influences in attachment theory and therapy
Attachment importance in the development of the healthy individual