A New Frontier of Scientific Evidence & Practical Interventions
Join us in this 2-day training with world-renowned, Dr. Bessel A. van der Kolk, as he instructs about and shares the latest research on treating Trauma and PTSD
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In this 2-day live workshop, Dr. van der Kolk will discuss his years of practice and research around why our brains are meant to help us cooperate and thrive in a community, and how our job as clinicians can help patients deal with the devastating effects of trauma on mind, brain, and body. He will cover how he integrates developmental, biological, psychodynamic and interpersonal aspects of the impact of trauma and its treatment.
Attendees will also learn various approaches to help even the most challenging clients rearrange their brain wiring and reactive it to experience pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shares the methods he has experienced himself and therapies used on clients for treating trauma, including sensory integration, neurofeedback, EMDR, meditation, yoga, play theater, and mindfulness techniques. Mental health professionals should be able to acknowledge the relationship between trauma, addictions, PTSD and numerous psychiatric “disorders” and discuss effective trauma treatments for their practice.
For real change to take place, the body needs to learn that the danger has passed and to live in the reality of the present.” — Dr. van der Kolk
- Understanding Trauma and Developmental Psychopathology. The acquisition of affect regulation
- Attachment and Psychopathology. The breakdown of information processing in trauma
- Breaking down the research involved with Attention and Concentration using Neuroimaging studies and neurofeedback research
- How DSM-5 has impacted the Diagnosis and Treatment of Trauma-related Disorders
- Affective Neuroscience. Automatic medication of the threat response
- Therapies for treating trauma including: Trauma Processing, EMDR and Self-Regulation, Yoga, Mindfulness, Acupressure, Dance and Movement, Brain Plasticity, NeuroFeedback, Theatre and PLAY
Included in the cost of the event
- CE Credit hours and Certificate upon completion of course survey and approval.
Run of events subject to change. AM and PM Coffee, Tea, Beverages, and PM snack will be provided
8:30 am: Trauma and Developmental Psychopathology. The acquisition of affect regulation
AM Session 2: Attachment and Psychopathology. The breakdown of information processing in trauma
12:00 pm: Lunch (On your own)
1:15 pm: Affective Neuroscience. Automatic medication of the threat response
PM Session 2: Attention and Concentration, Neuroimaging studies and neurofeedback research
The Impact of DSM-5 on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Trauma-related Disorders
4:50 pm: Q&A and Session Close
Run of events subject to change, AM and PM Coffee, Tea, Beverages, and PM snack will be provided
8:30 am: How Mind and Brain Mature in the Context of Caregiving Systems, Attachment, mirror neuron systems and brain development
AM Session 2: Developmental Trauma Disorder – Assessment and Treatment Planning, Videotaped sessions of sensorimotor therapy and sensory integration
12:00 pm: Lunch
1:15 pm: Trauma Processing, EMDR and Self-Regulation, Yoga, Mindfulness, Acupressure, Dance and Movement, Brain Plasticity, NeuroFeedback, Theatre and PLAY.
3:15 pm: Q&A and Closing Remarks
About The Presenters:
Dr. Bessel A. van der Kolk, has spent decades working as a clinician and researcher to become one of the most renowned trauma experts. He is the founder and Medical Director of the Trauma Center at JRI in Brookline, Massachusetts; past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School.
His books include Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on the Mind, Body, and Society and The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, a New York Times Science best seller that transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring—specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. His research and treatment approaches have shown how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neurofeedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and other therapies.
This training is for mental health providers, Social Workers, Behavioral Analysts, Psychologists, VA clinic staff, professors/teachers of trauma therapy, researchers in the social sciences, and employee assistance professionals. There are no prerequisites.
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Treating Trauma and PTSD: A New Frontier of Scientific Evidence & Practical Interventions
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Each state has different regulations for CE credits. Please check with your state board to ensure credit will be applicable to your needs. The CE sponsors and program organizers are not to be held responsible in the event that your state board will not accept credit. Check back frequently as new CE Unit Approvals may be added leading up to the event.
Both live and live-online training attendees will be required to sign in and out each day, at breaks, attend the workshop in full, and complete the course evaluation in order to earn CE credit. Online participants must complete the course in full and attend all sessions in order to receive ANY continuing education credit. No partial credit will be given. Attendees should complete all required steps to earn CE credit within 30 days after the conclusion of the workshop.
CE hours are only approved for attending the LIVE, in-person event on both days and completing the evaluation after the event.
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