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Salt Lake Community College
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, UT 84070
Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D. has been the Medical Director of The Trauma Center in Boston for the past 30 years. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School and serves as the co-director of the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Complex Trauma Network. He is past President of International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Though he identifies himself primarily as a clinician, he
has published well over 150 peer reviewed scientific articles on various aspects of trauma, including his current projects:
1. Yoga for treating PTSD, funded by the National Institutes of Health;
2. The use of theater for violence prevention in the Boston public
schools, funded by the CDC;
3. The mechanisms of EMDR;
4. Sensory integration in traumatized children; and
5. The use of neurofeedback in PTSD.
He has written extensively using neuroscience research to identify appropriate treatments for PTSD and completed the first NIMH-funded study of EMDR. He has taught at universities and hospitals around the world.
He is author of the New York Times bestselling book “The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in Healing From Trauma.” Viking Penguin, 2014
8:30-10:00am Trauma and Developmental Psychopathology
The acquisition of affect regulation
10:30am-12:00pm Attachment and Psychopathology
The breakdown of information processing in trauma
1:00-2:30pm Affective Neuroscience
Automatic medication of the threat response
3:00-4:30pm Attention and Concentration
Neuroimaging studies and neurofeedback research
The Impact of DSM-5 on the Diagnosis and Treatment
of Trauma-related Disorders
8:30-10:00am How Mind and Brain Mature in the Context of Caregiving Systems
Attachment, mirror neuron systems and brain development
10:30am-12:00pm Developmental Trauma Disorder – Assessment and Treatment Planning
Videotaped sessions of sensorimotor therapy and sensory integration
1:00-2:30pm Trauma Processing, EMDR and Self-Regulation —
Yoga, Mindfulness, Acupressure, Dance and Movement
Approaches to learned helplessness and dissociation Internal Family Systems Therapy
3:00-4:30pm Brain Plasticity, NeuroFeedback, Theatre and PLAY
You may cancel your registration up to 10 days before the workshop (May 20, 2017) and receive a full refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. If cancellation occurs in less than 10 days prior to the event, there is no refund. Also, if the event for some reason is canceled, the presenter is ill, only the cost of the tuition will be refunded, no hotel, travel, or any other costs.
For consideration of other attendees, adults only, no children.
If you require ADA Accommodations, please contact our office at least 7 days in advance of the event so that we can ensure accommodations are made.