Breaking the Bonds of Sexual Trauma: Using Resiliency-Based Clinical S
Digital Seminar

Breaking the Bonds of Sexual Trauma: Using Resiliency-Based Clinical Strategies to Help Survivors Restore Their Lives


Faculty:
Melissa (Missy) Bradley-Ball
Duration:
5 Hours 44 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Sep 28, 2017
Product Code:
POS020676
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

A Restored Life is Within Reach for Survivors of Sexual Trauma

The statistics are startling. Every 2 minutes in the United States, a person is a victim of a sexual assault. Over the last twenty years, 4.2 million Americans have been sexually traumatized. This is a seismic event that crosses racial, gender, and socioeconomic lines to impact every facet of a person’s being.  It is at the heart of many presenting issues that clinicians encounter in their practices, including relationship challenges, substance abuse disorders, and chronic health problems. Current clinical approaches often miss the mark, overlooking the most essential and complicating factors of treatment.

This contributes to clients regressing and identifying even more strongly with their trauma. 

Now there is hope for these survivors and those who love them. Melissa Bradley-Ball, an esteemed trainer and speaker on issues of trauma and resiliency, guides you through a resilience-based, multi-modal approach that emphasizes the possibility of post-traumatic growth. Help your clients identify and avoid the activation rituals in their lives. Involve the larger family as important team members in the healing process. Use proven somatic grounding, energy psychology, and cognitive-behavioral techniques to help clients in their heroic journey toward restoration.

 

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 non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is 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


Addiction Counselors (Self-Study)

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Addiction Counselors - Connecticut (Self-Study)

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 5.75 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 5.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Chaplains/Clergy (Self-Study)

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Counselors (Self-Study)

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Counselors - New York (Self-Study)

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Counselors - Texas (Self-Study)

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Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists - South Carolina (Self-Study)

This program has been approved for 5.5 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.


Educators (Self-Study)

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Educators - Indiana (Self-Study)

5.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.


Educators - Montana (Self-Study)

This self-study package is offered for 5.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.


Educators - New York (Self-Study)

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Educators - Texas (Self-Study)

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Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel - New Jersey (Self-Study)

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Marriage & Family Therapists (Self-Study)

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Marriage & Family Therapists - Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. 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 self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists - New York (Self-Study)

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 self-study activity will qualify for 6.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Marriage & Family Therapists - Texas (Self-Study)

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Nurses - Florida (Self-Study)

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.5 self-study contact hours.

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Psychologists

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Social Workers - Canadian (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in the course will receive 5.75 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this intermediate self-study package. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation and pass the post-test. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Social Workers - Colorado (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 5.7 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 activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Social Workers - Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 contact hours.


Social Workers - Kansas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 5.5 continuing education hours.


Social Workers - Minnesota (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 5.5 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Social Workers - New York (Self-Study)

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 self-study activity will qualify for 6.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists - Ohio (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 5.75 clock hours of continuing education credit.


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This intermediate activity is approved for 5.75 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.


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists – California (Self-Study)

This intermediate activity consists of 5.0 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.


Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors - Florida (Self-Study)

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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 self-study course qualifies for 5.75 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. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 5.75 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.


Handouts

Faculty

Melissa (Missy) Bradley-Ball Related seminars and products: 3

MS, NCC, BCETS, FAAETS,


Melissa (Missy) Bradley-Ball, MS, NCC, BCETS, FAAETS, is a nationally recognized clinical educator, corporate consultant, family mediator, and author with over 37 years of experience as a psychotherapist, providing individual, group, and family therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Master of Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Her extensive EMDR training (Level I, II, and specialized protocols) helped her become a trailblazer in the field of sexual trauma through a Resilience and Post-Traumatic Growth model and she often trains personnel at medical/mental health agencies, universities, school systems, and other facilities. An in-demand Child Sexual Abuse Investigator, expert court witness, and subject matter expert on sexual assault with the Pentagon, Mrs. Bradley-Ball has conducted seminars for more than 300,000 medical, behavioral health, law enforcement, educators, clergy, and military personnel, as well as members of the public throughout the U.S., Canada, and Central America. She was a primary speaker for the first National Conference on Post-Traumatic Growth in 2011. 


Her frequent keynote addresses at regional and national conferences – as well as television and radio news broadcasts – have won her the Scripps Howard Award for Broadcasting Excellence, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and numerous other accolades. She is currently working on a PBS special about the heroic journey of children healing from divorce. 

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Melissa Bradley-Ball is the owner of The Omnibus Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Melissa Bradley-Ball is a member of the American Counseling Association. She is a Fellow and Diplomate for American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive) Access never expires for this product.

Objectives

  1. Determine appropriate treatment protocol based on the client’s level of functioning
  2. Explain sexualized trauma composites and how to dismantle them as it related to case conceptualization
  3. Describe how to incorporate resources in to the therapeutic session when working with victims of sexual trauma
  4. Describe how to incorporate the heroic journey resiliency model in to the therapeutic session when working with victims of sexual trauma
  5. Apply macro and micro aspects of a client’s story to promote safe and effective trauma processing in-session
  6. Choose a treatment plan that addresses the unique needs of victims of military sexual trauma and human trafficking

Outline

FOUNDATIONAL ESSENTIALS OF TRAUMA

  • Assessing the client’s trauma composite
  • Effectively and safely working with the micro and macro story
  • The #1 factor contributing to PTSD and long-term intimacy disruption, and how to deal with it

LEVELS OF FUNCTIONING

  • Victim
    • Creating safety, support, therapeutic alliance, & skills
    • Building the resilience bridge 
  • Survivor
    • Helping clients integrate the trauma into their life narrative
    • Grieving and mourning well
  • Thriver
    • The heroic narrative is integrated
    • Trust in self and in the life process is restored

THE COMPLEXITY OF SEXUAL TRAUMA

  • Trauma activation rituals, trauma composites, and sexualized trauma composites
  • Repetition and why it happens
  • How to direct the ritual
  • Recognizing and dismantling trauma composites
  • Themis: the often hidden PRIMARY trauma
  • Somatic, cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and sensory details
  • Sexual trauma reactivation over the course of a lifespan
  • Developmental (possible) “flare up” times
  • Medical: reactivation of sexual trauma
  • When medical issues mimic sexual trauma

RESILIENCY-BASED CLINICAL STRATEGIES FOR TREATING SEXUAL TRAUMA

  • Assessing strengths and deficits of post-traumatic growth
  • Considerations and implementations with different approaches
  • Group
  • Couple
  • Individual
  • Family
  • Setting up resources
    • Somatic grounding-creating safety and resetting natural survival responses
    • Energy psychology approaches
    • Cognitive-behavioral approaches and creation of positive portfolios
    • “Preparing the team”
    • Making sense of the trauma, and finding purpose from it
      • The “heroic journey” resilience narrative
      • Utilizing movies and literature as resources
      • Assisting the client to incorporate resources from their spiritual tradition
      • Memories (micro or macro)-titrating the pain and incorporating the narrative

    Adjunct Therapies

    • Bodywork: Breema, Reiki, massage, acupuncture, and more
    • Appropriate timing for encouraging the use of other resources

    Special Topics for Consideration

    • Working with sexually avoidant clients and their partners
    • Working with “promiscuity”: is it trauma re-enactment?
    • Working with trauma clients with BDSM lifestyles
    • Working with victims of military sexual trauma and human trafficking

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Educators
  • Case Managers
  • Chaplains/Clergy
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

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