2-Day Certificate Course: Heal the Shattered Self: Advanced Evidence-B
Live Webcast

2-Day Certificate Course: Heal the Shattered Self: Advanced Evidence-Based Interventions to Effectively Treat Shattered Clients


Faculty:
Steve A Johnson
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC054600
Brochure Code:
PLW68951
Media Type:
Live Webcast


Description

Encountering clients with persistent emotional and behavioral symptoms can leave a therapist overwhelmed and not knowing where to start. Imagine if you could effectively treat these clients in ways that move beyond merely addressing symptoms to healing the shattered self using evidence-based interventions from a wide array of current psychotherapy models.

This 2-day live webcast certificate course integrates advanced techniques from multiple evidence-based models and supported by the latest research in neuroscience on the default mode network, all in a way that you can integrate into treatment immediately.

Techniques for healing the shattered self are often scattered among many treatment models, but they are not coordinated in a comprehensive treatment plan to address the client holistically to build resilience and bolster hope.

Watch expert Steve Johnson, Ph.D., ScD, for this certificate live webcast. His cutting-edge approach will show you how to develop a coordinated, comprehensive treatment plan to treat clients who are experiencing severe and persistent mental, emotional, behavioral, and interpersonal symptoms due to a shattered self. You will learn how to:

  • Go beyond symptom reduction to develop a coordinated, comprehensive treatment plan
  • Time and coordinate the interventions to maximize healing at multiple levels of the self to build resilience
  • Integrates exposure and present-centered techniques that will ensure excellent outcomes of each are obtained but without the high dropout rate of exposure therapies
  • Help clients with a shattered self grieve the loss of self to create a new, more resilient self that reconnects with others, life, and the world in satisfying ways

Advanced skills to effectively treat shattered clients who present:

  • Severe repeated trauma
  • Complicated grief
  • Treatment resistant major depression
  • Difficult anxiety disorders
  • Debilitating obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Major childhood adverse events
  • Poly substance abuse disorders and more!

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 12.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 12.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Minnesota Counselors

This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for 12.5 hours of credit for LPC’s. Activity #: 2019.CE.024.


Counselors

This educational offering consists of 12.5 clock hour(s) of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this offering and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 760 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 12.5 credits. 


Minnesota Marriage & Family Therapists

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Marriage & Family Therapists for 12.5 continuing education credits. 


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13305 for 12.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours. 

**Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 12.6 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 12.6 contact hours.


Psychologists

The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education.

 

PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 12.6 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Minnesota Psychologists

This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Psychology for 13.0 continuing education hours.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 12.5 (Clinical Practice) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 12.5 (Clinical Practice) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 12.6 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only:  To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 12.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 


Faculty

Steve A Johnson Related seminars and products: 1

Ph.D., ScD


Steve A. Johnson, Ph.D., ScD, is a Fellow, Approved Supervisor and Diplomate in CBT/REBT, and is the vice president of the Board of Trustees of the Albert Ellis Institute in New York City where he was mentored by Albert Ellis himself. He has lectured and presented hundreds of training workshops in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and South East Asia on cross-cultural evidence-based treatments for severe PTSD and how to integrate spirituality into psychotherapy for clients for whom spirituality or religiosity is relevant.

He has begun offering workshops for the U.S. military on the latest treatments for trauma. He is a full-time professor, directs a graduate counseling program, and conducts research on integrating spirituality into evidence-based treatment for anxiety, loneliness, depression and anger.

Dr. Johnson has been an active clinician since 1993 specializing in treating PTSD and co-occurring disorders, i.e., major depression and substance abuse. He is the founder of an affiliate training center of the Albert Ellis Institute in New England and in the process of establishing another affiliate in South Carolina. One of his academic interests, and the topic of a book he is authoring, is in the philosophical and psychotherapeutic theories of the self.

In his spare time, he offers pro bono treatment to Muslim refugees and immigrants to the United States who have PTSD. Dr. Johnson was honored with the NAMI Affiliate Recognition Award for dedication, support, and outstanding leadership on behalf of people with mental illness and their families.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Steve Johnson is the founder and director for Connecticut Center for RE/CBT. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Steve Johnson is Vice President Board of Trustees for Albert Ellis Institute.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review. 


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a 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.


Objectives

  1. Implement simple but powerful evidence-based interventions from numerous current psychotherapies to heal a client’s shattered self.
  2. Employ a technique to help clients employ the imagination to act “as if” one had developed the ideal self.
  3. Utilize a very simple visual technique to help clients evaluate behaviors in a role rather than evaluate the self.
  4. Understand which interventions to use for which diagnoses for better client outcomes.
  5. Formulate how to chain interventions for stronger positive client outcomes.
  6. Identify the multiple ways to use imagination, story, and metaphor in therapy.
  7. Coordinate cognitive, emotive, and behavioral techniques to form a comprehensive treatment plan.
  8. Determine when to use mindfulness and when to use grounding techniques with clients.
  9. Employ techniques to build client resilience in the face of serious persistent symptoms.
  10. Identify resources outside therapy to build multiple safety nets for clients.
  11. Implement a comprehensive plan to heal therapist distress and avoid burnout when treating shattered clients.
  12. Describe a process for clients and therapists to collaborate in forming a wellness plan.
  13. Implement quick, simple techniques to help clients unconditionally accept the self, others life, and the world.
  14. Construct a four-step process to assist clients grieve a shattered self and reconstruct a new, more resilient self.

Outline

The Shattered Self: Signs and Symptoms
  • Stress and the defense cascade: freeze, flight, fight, fright, flag & faint
  • Alterations in emotions, impulses, attention, consciousness, & memory, including autobiographical memory
  • Physical symptoms
  • Changes in perceptions of self, others, life, and the world
  • Disruption of interpersonal relations
  • Limitations to the research and potential risks
Assess the Shattered Self
  • Neuroimaging, the default mode network, and the three senses of self
  • Conduct an autobiographical narrative history
  • Trauma-informed, culturally-informed, and gender-informed assessment
  • Overcome client resistance during assessment
  • Diagnostic instruments
Understand the Shattered Self
  • Attachment styles
  • Young’s Early Maladaptive Schema
  • CBT Cognitive Conceptualization Diagram
  • REBT Self-Help Form
  • ACT Hexaflex Model
The Shattered Self and DSM-5® Diagnostic Categories
  • Trauma disorders and adverse childhood events
  • Mood disorders – the hopeless self
  • Substance use disorders – numbing the self
  • Complicated grief disorder – self without meaning
  • Generalized anxiety disorder – the overwhelmed self
The Shattered Mind
  • Challenging the five major damaged beliefs & 12 cognitive distortions
  • 12 techniques to challenge dysfunctional self-schemas
  • 14 techniques to reinterpret events
  • Techniques to meet three needs and identify 12 personal strengths
  • Behavioral intervention to act “as if” the ideal self has been created
Reach the Shattered Self in Therapy
  • Address the interaction of the three senses of self & the default mode network
  • Defuse the self from self as conceptualized and self from roles
  • Calm the hyper-aroused self
  • Resurrect the submerged self
  • H.E.A.L. the self
Heal the Grieving Self
  • Renarrating the “Hot” memory
  • Use imagination to create a new self
  • Safely holding the hyper-aroused self
  • Four domains of creating safety
  • Four steps to reconnect a grieving self
Creatively Heal the Shattered Self
  • Creative writing
  • Visual arts
  • Progressive re-narrating the self
  • Listening to the self
Tasks for the Shattered Self
  • Task 1: establish safety, stabilize symptoms, and self-care
  • Task 2: remember the trauma & transform the memory
  • Task 3: create a multi-meaning narrative
  • Task 4: reconnect with life
  • Task 5: create the ideal self
The Distressed Self of the Therapist
  • Identify the signs of caregiver distress
  • Eight techniques to reverse caregiver burnout
  • Six techniques to inoculate the self against caregiver burnout

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses

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