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COVID-19: Addressing Social and Collective Trauma in Children, Adolescents and their Families



This 90-minute recording unveils the concepts of social and collective trauma. Children, adolescents, and their families are impacted by societal events such as pandemics, war, natural disasters, and violent events. You will learn activities and concepts to address the impact of trauma. You will also learn unique approaches for maintaining routine, sensory-based strategies, respiratory-based techniques, and mindfulness and the connection to trauma care. The recording concludes with discussions about the future and moving beyond the trauma.


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Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.4
Faculty:
Varleisha D. Gibbs
Duration:
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Copyright:
31 Mar, 2020
Product Code:
RNV056420
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


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Varleisha D. Gibbs's Profile

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PhD, OTD, OTR/L


Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and author with 17 years of experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing disorders and Neurological disorders. Dr. Gibbs is the Scientific Programs Officer for the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. She is the inaugural chair and director of the master’s programs in occupational therapy and full time associate professor at Wesley College in Dover, DE. Prior to joining Wesley, she worked at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, where she served as the director of the doctoral programs in occupational therapy.

Dr. Gibbs is steadfast and an expert in the field of neurology, cognition, and pediatric therapeutic intervention. She continues to lecture, and provide training, on sensory processing strategies and self-regulation to practitioners, parents, and teachers throughout the country and internationally. Dr. Gibbs is the developer of the Self-Regulation and Mindfulness program, and her new book, Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Exercises and Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder, was published in 2017 (PESI Publishing & Media). As co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders, she has provided families with strategies to understand and care for their children.

In 2003, Dr. Gibbs founded Universal Progressive Therapy, Inc., a company that provides interdisciplinary and quality therapeutic services to families. As founding president, she provided treatment interventions and education in the areas of sensory integration, autism as well as family-centered care. Dr. Gibbs co-authored the publication, “Family-Centered Occupational Therapy and Telerehabilitation for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders”, found in the journal of Occupational Therapy in Healthcare. She received her PhD at Seton Hall University with a dissertation focusing on the Autism Spectrum diagnosis. Dr. Gibbs earned her doctorate in occupational therapy at Thomas Jefferson University and her master's training in occupational therapy from Columbia University.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is the founder/president of Universal Progressive Therapy, Inc. She is a faculty member at the University of the Sciences Philadelphia and receives compensation. She is a speaker who receives an honorarium for PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs has been published in a peer-reviewed journal Occupational Therapy and Healthcare.


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Objectives

  1. Demonstrate how social and collective trauma impacts children and their families 
  2. Address the impact of social and collective trauma for children who have a history of complex trauma, presenting with hyper-activity, hypo-activity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, issues of attachment, and inattentiveness
  3. Implement techniques such as use of routine, sensory-based strategies, mindfulness, activation of the Vagus nerve, and respiratory-based techniques to improve comfort and security

Outline

Social and Collective Trauma

  • Including those who have a history of complex trauma
  • Impact on children, adolescents and their caregivers 
  • Effects of social isolation and resulting sensory deprivation 

Treatment Approaches

  • Use of routine
  • Sensory-based strategies
  • Mindfulness
  • Activation of the Vagus nerve
  • Respiratory-based techniques

Planning for the Future…Moving Beyond Trauma

  • Interactive plans, goals, and vision boards
  • Autobiographies and video diaries 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Nurses
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Other helping professionals who work with children

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Overall:      4.4

Total Reviews: 566

Comments

Colette G - Landsdown, Virginia

"EXCELLENT PRESENTATION"

Tara M - Siren, Wisconsin

"I really enjoyed this and took away some refreshers, new info, resources, and ideas. I have a strong background in trauma so I appreciated how the presenter incorporated her expertise on sensory needs into this webinar. It will help with my practice. "

Akia P - Cary, North Carolina

"Approach towards presenting material appealed to an auditory learner such as myself. The conversational component of your approach support me in feeling that I was face-to-face with you and further supported my ability to connect to the material being presented. Great job!!"

Nikkie E - Arlington Heights, Illinois

"Thank you for providing such a beneficial resource!"

Amanda K - Belvidere, Illinois

"Loved this presentation! Going to look for a more thorough one because it was great info."

Christi S - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"It was great!"

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