Full Course Description
Certified Family Trauma Professional Intensive Training: The Most Effective Techniques for Treating Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Families
- Utilize the physiology of the body as a means to explain dysfunction and traumatic family patterns to improve clinical outcomes.
- Utilize clinical strategies to incorporate treatment that reduces the impact of Traumagenesis in families.
- Explain the clinical implications of the theory that from a family prospective, trauma is more about Traumagenesis than focused on specific events.
- Identify the parts of the brain and nervous system that create trauma and change family dynamics and relate this to case conceptualization.
- Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the feelings of shame, guilt and judgement in clients.
- Correlate the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) to the lifelong impact on people and families for the purpose of client psychoeducation.
- Explain the process by which trauma is created and maintained in families and it’s clinical implications.
- Explain how the process of adaption and change creates problematic behaviors and dysfunctional family dynamics, and how the process of adaptation informs the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
- List the stages of safety building as related to clinical treatment.
- Put into clinical practice the International Association of Trauma Professionals trauma treatment structure.
- Assess family dynamics from a Traumageneic prospective and how these dynamics inform clinical treatment options.
- Apply the primary models of family-based treatment for trauma in a clinical setting.
- Trauma: The Creator of Adaptive and Maladaptive Behavior Traumagenesis
- Neurobiology/physiology and the creation of adaptive responses
- Adaptive responses and reason, planning or intentionality
- Environmental activators of the threat response system
- How Trauma is Created and Maintained in Families
- Adaptive and maladaptive behaviors
- Patterns become family culture
- Family culture becomes a transfer agent between generations
- The Impact of Trauma on Family Culture
- Patterns and genetics
- How beliefs and personally relevant truths are established
- Family homeostasis based on trauma and the resultant behaviors
- Assessing Family Trauma
- Traumagenic assessment process
- The 7 domains of assessment for families
- Family Strengths and Needs and Trauma Assessment FANS-T
- Stabilizing Families for Treatment
- Reactive adaptation to help families feel safe in therapy
- Normalize the reactions that operate in the family
- Build hope through compassion and respect
- Engage families in the process of treatment
- Treatment from a Family-Based Prospective
- Benefits of treating families over children for trauma
- Neurobiological sound approach to treatment
- Essentials for Family-Based Trauma Treatment
- Manage self and keep out of the threat response system
- Calm parties by educating them on the treatment process
- Focus on function over behaviors
- Deal with shame, guilt and judgment
- IATP Treatment Structure for Families
- Active ingredients applied to family treatment
- Relationship building: Safety and predictability in treatment
- Self-regulation skill building
- Growth and resilience in families
- Models of Treatment for Families
- Figley’s family trauma treatment
- ARC – Attachment, Regulation and Competency
- CPP – Child and Parent Psychotherapy
- Brier and Langtree’s Self-trauma treatment structure
- Relationship enhancement play therapies
- Resolution of Trauma within Families
- Put families on the pathway to growth and resilience
- Activities to help families prepare for intervention
- Examine family culture for activators
- Create a shared language around common elements