We know EMDR is an effective trauma treatment for adults, but it’s also an effective treatment for children & adolescents—are you prepared to use this powerful therapeutic approach with kids.
EMDR and play therapy integrated is a robust approach to helping children and adolescents heal from even the most painful realities.
A playful approach to EMDR therapy with kids, resetting the nervous system, through recognizing and treating traumatic stress. When kids begin to heal from trauma, their lives become freed from the burdens of the past allowing for problematic behaviors to dissolve.
Join Jackie Flynn, EdS, LMHC-S, RPT, expert in EMDR and play therapy for this 2-day training where she teaches how to integrate play through all phases of EMDR.
Jackie will describe and demonstrate playful ways to:
Plus, you’ll receive a FREE downloadable workbook with 33 playful applications to increase actionability & strengthen understanding of EMDR.
Advance your EMDR training with this course.
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live webcast.
Megan Salar, LCSW, ACADC, CCTP-II, EMDR-C, is an Evergreen certified EMDR clinician and trainer, as well as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional II through Evergreen Certifications. Megan is also an Advanced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, who formerly owned and operated one of the largest treatment centers for substance abuse and trauma in Southeast Idaho, which was voted best in practice for 2019.
Her trainings have helped thousands of clinicians across the US get the most of EMDR, trauma and addiction-based skills and practices. She has been invited to train internationally at the International Society of Addiction Medicine in India, the International Conference on Addiction Research and Therapy in Amsterdam and at the Psicologia Institute of Italy. Megan has extensively been trained on the use of EMDR as a protocol and uses EMDR in her practice to achieve improved outcomes with a broad spectrum of clients in the areas of trauma, abuse, attachment and substance abuse. She is an expert witness at the State and Federal level for her expertise in areas surrounding trauma.
Megan is the author of EMDR Workbook for Trauma and PTSD: Skills to Manage Triggers, Move Beyond Traumatic Memories, and Take Back Your Life set to be released by New Harbinger Publications in 2023. She earned her master’s in Clinical Social Work from Northwest Nazarene University in 2011 and is an active member of the International Society of Addiction Medicine and the National Association of Social Workers. She currently owns and operates her own Counseling, Consulting and Training Business and is passionate about genuinely changing the landscape of trauma treatment through an authentic, hands-on perspective that she has uniquely made her own.
For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: Each day there will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
Adaptive Information Processing Model through the Lens of the Polyvagal Theory
Pivot Approach to Treatment
Creating a Clear Clinical Picture
Phase 1: History Taking, Case Conceptualization & Treatment Planning
Preparing the Client
Phase 2: Preparation
Selecting and Setting Up Targets through Safety and Connection
Phase 3: Assessment
Reduce Emotionality and Image Vividness
Phase 4: Desensitization
Strengthen New Positive Belief About Self
Phase 5: Installation
Clear Up Any Remaining Residual Somatically Stored Material
Phase 6: Body Scans
Regulation Reset through Connected, Playful Movement at the End of Sessions
Phase 7: Closure
Circle Back Around to Check-in on Previous Targets
Phase 8: Re-Evaluation
Risks, limitations, and Scope of Practice
This workshop is intended for therapists with fundamental EMDR knowledge and skills.
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