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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!

  • No hidden fees – PESI pays for your application fee (a $99 value)*!
  • Simply complete this seminar and the post-event evaluation included in this training, and your application to be a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through Evergreen Certifications is complete.*

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.


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Faculty:
Megan McQuary, LCSW, CSUD, EMDR CIT.
Duration:
11 Hours 49 Minutes
Copyright:
Sep 02, 2021
Product Code:
POS058445
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


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.

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Megan McQuary, LCSW, CSUD, CCTP, EMDR CIT, has spent her career studying, researching, and treating trauma related disorders and has a special interest in treating gender issues specifically men's trauma and the impact and relativity to ongoing substance abuse. Megan has quickly built one of the largest specialty clinics in the state of Idaho. She continues to own and operate this intensive outpatient treatment facility that has remained one of the largest substance abuse and specialized trauma clinics in their state region. Megan works as a consultant in the development of substance abuse facilities in Idaho and the surrounding areas. In addition to her consulting work, she maintains an active schedule if international lectures. She is a member of EMDRIA and the international Society of Addiction Medicine, and received training from the late John Southworth, Ken Seeley, and other leaders in the field.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Megan McQuary is the owner of Addiction and Trauma Recovery Services. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Megan McQuary has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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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

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