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Digital Seminar

Children and Families with Attachment & Trauma Problems: The Latest Developmental and Systems Approaches


Faculty:
Kathryn Seifert
Duration:
5 Hours 59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Jul 27, 2012
Product Code:
POS042680
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Join Dr. Kathy Seifert, one of the nation’s leading experts in the field of attachment and trauma disorders in children, and learn proven techniques you can use to help children look at their trauma with new eyes, reducing the emotional impact of the trauma in the present day. You’ll learn how to identify the outward signs of trauma and how you can use the experience of trauma to help children develop skills and feel stronger.

By completing this seminar recording you will uncover many factors that can alter the normal development of children and learn the warning signs of attachment problems. Walk away with multiple treatment options you can provide to children and their families to counteract trauma and anger in their lives.

Dr. Kathy Seifert is a leading psychotherapist, author, speaker and researcher who specializes in family violence and trauma. She will provide you with the latest prevention, assessment and treatment strategies for attachment and trauma in children and families.

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


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NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the 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.


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 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours 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 the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


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 self-study package qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

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 6.0 credits.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 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.


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Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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. 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. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education. PESI, Inc. designates this self-study activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on . It was last reviewed on and is valid until 09/21/2021.

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 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology.Provider Number #50-399.This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


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 6.25 () 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 6.25 () continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study 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.


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

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

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 6.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

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 6.0 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 self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

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 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 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.


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

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 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

Kathryn Seifert Related seminars and products: 2

Ph.D, CEO and Founder

CARE2, LLC


Kathryn Seifert, Ph.D, is a psychologist in Maryland and one of the leading experts in the fields of multi-victim violence, bullying, trauma and mental health related violence in the United States. Dr. Seifert specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals who are at risk for violence and those who are emotionally disturbed, behaviorally disordered, victimized, delinquent, and/or are suffering from attachment disorders.

Dr. Seifert has appeared on CNN, Discovery ID, and Fox News and consults with numerous public agencies. She testifies in courts as an expert on the maltreatment of children and has a blog, Stop the Cycle, on Psychologytoday.com with over a half a million readers.

Dr. Seifert has written two books, How Children Become Violent (Acanthus, 2006) and Youth Violence: Theory, Prevention, and Intervention (Springer, 2015). In these two books, she wrote about the groundbreaking research such as the ACE’s research out of the CDC, connecting child maltreatment, delays in the developmental of coping skills, and youthful violent behaviors. Dr. Seifert also developed the CARE-2, Child and Adolescent Risk/Needs Evaluation.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Kathryn Seifert is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Eastern Shore Psychological Services; and CARE-2, LLC. She receives royalties as an author of Acanthus Publishing and Springer Publishing. Dr. Seifert receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Kathryn Seifert is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Maryland Psychological Association. She writes a blog, Stop the Cycle, on Psychologytoday.com.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

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

Objectives

  • Describe three negative effects of trauma on children’s development
  • Identify the best method to recognize children with attachment problems
  • List three trauma reduction techniques
  • Name five risk factors that place children at higher risk for violence
  • Describe how to match the needs of the child and the family with the treatment techniques
  • Describe how healthy families support healthy development of children

Outline

Overview

  • Child Development & Attachment
    1. Core concepts of child development and how they are affected by trauma
    2. Vital functions of secure attachment
    3. Major symptoms of disrupted attachment

Assessment

  • Children
    1. 6 symptom categories
    2. Traumatized brain
    3. 3 attachment patterns
    4. Holistic assessment practices
    5. Assessing development
  • Parents
    1. Awareness of emotional and environmental triggers
    2. Marital relationships and co-parenting
    3. Parenting attitudes and competencies
    4. Parent mental health and stability
  • Family System
    1. Structure—family systems work
    2. Ongoing patterns
    3. Support systems
    4. Stressors and stress management

Treatment

  • Focus of Intervention
    1. Child
    2. Family relationships
    3. Community systems
    4. Rules, roles and boundaries
  • Integration of Interventions
    1. Family therapy
    2. CBT and skill building involving parents and schools
    3. Longevity and relationships
    4. Story-telling and psycho-drama—healing trauma by changing the end of the story
    5. Movement and rhythm
    6. Building confidence and competence
  • Applications
    1. Foster care
    2. Departments of Social Services and Juvenile Services
    3. Acute care and residential treatment programs
    4. Outpatient settings with multiple agency involvement
  • Facilitate the Healing Process
    1. The trauma cycle—fight, flight and freeze
    2. Unfreezing
    3. Relaxing and reducing fear and arousal responses
    4. Corrective developmental experience
    5. Creating attachment
    6. Using structure attunement and empathy
  • Therapeutic Methods
    1. 4 attachment cycles that can occur in the first year of life
    2. Rapport
    3. Commitment
    4. Building relationship
    5. Inner child metaphor
    6. Family systems therapy
    7. Building reciprocity
    8. Moral development
    9. Multimodal approaches and longevity
  • Parenting
    1. 4 aspects of providing a secure base
    2. Reinterpreting child’s behavior
    3. Facilitating 4 competencies—knowledge, skills, judgment and self-control
    4. 3 steps to remaining calm and composed
    5. Creating a sense of belonging
    6. Reducing and managing family conflicts
    7. Creating a healing environment

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