Join us for 2-days of in-person only training with world-renowned, Dr. Bessel A. van der Kolk, as he instructs about and shares the latest research on treating Trauma and PTSD
Approved for 12 CE Hours
ACEP No. 7258. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Suncrest
Counseling P.C. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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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
- Discuss trauma and developmental psychopathology and components of intervention for affect regulation and memory processing.
- Break down impairments of psychopathology, attachment and information processing.
- Compile the research involved with attention and concentration using neuroimaging studies and neurofeedback research
- Explain the criteria proposed in DSM® and how it has impacted the Diagnosis and Treatment of Trauma-related Disorders
- Compare differences between attachment and traumatic stress.
- Discuss affective neuroscience and how the threat perception system is enhanced in those with PTSD
- List treatment alternatives to drugs and talk therapy.
- Plan how to integrate various approaches and 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. A digital certificate will be provided within 30 days of completing the program.
Schedule Outline (Subject to change)
All hours are Eastern Time (ET)
Day 1 – Thursday, Nov 3, 2022
Run of events subject to change. AM and PM Coffee, Tea, Beverages, and PM snack will be provided
7:30 am: Check in (Sign-in for CE Attendance)
9:00 am: Trauma and Developmental Psychopathology. The acquisition of affect regulation
10:30 am: Break
10:45 am: Attachment and Psychopathology. The breakdown of information processing in trauma
12:00 pm: Lunch (On your own)Sign-in
1:15 pm: Affective Neuroscience. Automatic medication of the threat response
2:45 pm: Break (Snack Provided)
3:00 pm: Attention and Concentration, Neuroimaging studies and neurofeedback research
The Impact of DSM-5 on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Trauma-related Disorders
4:45 pm: Q&A
5:00 pm: Session Close (Sign-out for Day)
Day 2 – Friday, Nov 4, 2022
Run of events subject to change, AM and PM Coffee, Tea, Beverages, and PM snack will be provided
7:30 am: Check in (Sign-in for CE Attendance)
9:00 am: How Mind and Brain Mature in the Context of Caregiving Systems, Attachment, mirror neuron systems and brain development
10:30 am: Break
10:45 am: Session 2: Developmental Trauma Disorder – Assessment and Treatment Planning, Videotaped sessions of sensorimotor therapy and sensory integration
12:00 pm: Lunch (On your own)Check back in for CE Attendance
1:15 pm: Trauma Processing, EMDR and Self-Regulation, Yoga, Mindfulness, Acupressure, Dance and Movement, Brain Plasticity, NeuroFeedback, Theater and PLAY.
2:45 pm: Break (Snack Provided)
3:00 pm: Q&A and Closing Remarks
4:30 pm: Session Close and End Training (Check-out for CE Attendance)
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.
Financial: Bessel van der Kolk, is the founder and Medical Director of the Trauma Center and the National Complex Trauma Network, and a professor at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. van der Kolk receives a speaking honorarium. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. van der Kolk has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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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Supplemental Readings for this Workshop:
Continuing Education & Course Completion Requirements
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 CE information may be updated leading up to the event.
Both live 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. 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 7 days after the conclusion of the workshop.
A digital Certificate of Completion will be emailed within 30 days of completing this program
CE hours are only approved for attending the LIVE, in-person event on both days and completing the evaluation after the event.
|Association Name||Approval||CE Units|
|ACEP – NBCC Suncrest Counseling P.C. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7258. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Suncrest Counseling P.C. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.||ACEP No. 7258||12 CE Hours|
|NASW-Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative||#080922-01||12 CE Hours|
|NASW-Ohio This workshop has been approved by the NASW Ohio Chapter for CEUs in Ohio. NASW is recognized as a Continuing Education Approver for social work CEUs by the OCSWMFT Board.||No. 333350-090222||12 CE Hours|
|ASWB – Treating Trauma and PTSD: A New Frontier of Scientific Evidence and Practical Interventions, #4550, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Suncrest Counseling, P.C. as an individual course. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 11/02/2022 – 11/02/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 12 Clinical continuing education credits.||#4550||12 Clinical continuing education credits|
|* New Jersey Social Workers – ACE individual course approval meets the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners requirements for individual course approval pursuant to NJ Code 13:44G-6.4.16.|
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Content from this program references recent and past research from the following publications and journals:
European journal of psychotraumatology, 10(1), 1586265.
stress disorder and developmental trauma disorder. Journal of traumatic stress, 31(5), 631-642. van Der Kolk, B., Ford, J. D., & Spinazzola, J. (2019).