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Trauma Conference: The Body Keeps Score-Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD

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Outline

Neuroscience & Brain Development

Early Life Trauma Attachment, Trauma, and Psychopathology Neuroscience, Trauma, Memory and the Body The Diagnosis of Treatment of Trauma-Related Disorders The Latest Research on Trauma-specific Treatment Interventions

Objectives

  1. Analyze & communicate how traumatized people process information.
  2. Determine how sensorimotor processing can alleviate traumatic re-experiencing.
  3. Articulate the range of adaptations to trauma early in the life cycle.
  4. Substantiate how trauma affects the developing mind and brain.
  5. Communicate the recent advances in neurobiology of trauma.
  6. Differentiate between disrupted attachment and traumatic stress.
  7. Break down how adverse childhood experiences affect brain development, emotion regulation & cognition.
  8. Choose techniques of physical mastery, affect regulation and memory processing.
  9. Explore the development of Developmental Trauma Disorder.
  10. Critique the current DSM-5® position on DTD.
  11. Model how to integrate various treatment approaches in your practice.
  12. Through an understanding of the research, explore treatment strategy alternatives to drugs and talk therapy.

Copyright : 01/31/2019

Trust & Meaning Making in Parent-Child Interactions

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Objectives

  1. Apply simple yet effective clinical interventions in session to help clients acquire new interaction patterns to improve clinical outcomes.

Outline

Making Meaning in a Volatile World

Model of Meaning Making

Impact of Repair Attempts

Psychobiological Systems

Maternal Stress Paradigm

Impact of Early Developmental Experiences

Copyright : 06/01/2019

The Enduring Neurobiological Effects of Abuse & Neglect

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Objectives

  1. Describe how traumatic experiences impact brain development and affect regulation as it relates to clinical practice.

Outline

Findings from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Research on Enduring Effects of Childhood Maltreatment

Brain Structures Affected by Exposure to Childhood Maltreatment

Impacts of Types and Timing of Maltreatment

Relationships Between Childhood Abuse, Brain Changes, and Psychiatric Illness

Copyright : 06/01/2019

Expressive Arts as Healing Engagement

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Objectives

  1. Identify why sensory-based arts interventions are essential to reducing the body’s response to stress and put to practical use in-session.
  2. Critique current research into the efficacy of expressive arts approaches to trauma treatment.

Outline

Integration of Expressive Arts Into Expressive Art Therapy

Current Expressive Arts Programs in Health and Community Settings

Continuum of Expressive Arts Therapies

Limitations of Evidence Base Underlying Expressive Arts Therapy for Trauma Treatment

Effective Implementation of Community-Based Interventions

Four-Part Model for Expressive Arts and Trauma – Movement, Sound, Storytelling, and Silence

Copyright : 06/01/2019

DE-CRUIT: Treating Trauma in Military Veterans through Shakespeare & Science

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Objectives

  1. Utilize DE-CRUIT techniques to transform military camaraderie into camaraderie among treatment group members to communalize the process of healing from the trauma of war.

Copyright : 06/01/2019

Me Too: At the Intersection of Sexual Violence and Racial Justice - A Fireside Chat with Tarana Burke

Copyright : 05/31/2019