NEW! Live Virtual Workshop:
EMDR Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol for Children and Teens
September 25-26, 2020
8:00 AM- 5:00 PM each day
This 12-hour workshop is intended for clinicians who have completed EMDR Basic Training I and II. This workshop has a level of difficulty of Intermediate.
Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LMHP specializes in treating trauma and attachment problems in children and adolescents in private practice in Omaha, Nebraska. She is co-author of books, articles and chapters related to an EMDR integrative model for the treatment of traumatized children. Schweitzer has extensive experience working in the private and public school systems. She is co-investigator on research related to attachment trauma in children. She has presented nationally and internationally at numerous parent and professional conferences. She is an EMDRIA- approved consultant and certified EMDR practitioner.
Stefanie Armstrong, MS, LIMHP is an EMDRIA-approved, certified EMDR practitioner and consultant. She is in private practice in Omaha, Nebraska and specializes in the treatment of problems related to trauma and attachment in children and adolescents. Armstrong has a background in public school education. She has presented nationally to parent and professional groups. She is co-investigator on research related to the treatment of attachment trauma in children. She has co-authored books, chapters, and articles related to an integrative EMDR and family therapy model for the treatment of attachment trauma in children.
Implement EMDR to strengthen attachments, develop self-regulation, and heal attachment wounds rooted in a history of abuse, neglect, early medical trauma, or changes in caregivers through slides, case presentations, and over 30 videos of our work with severely traumatized, complex children. You will be able to immediately apply innovative strategies and help children and teens with even the most severe behaviors, including stealing, lying, aggression, sexualized behaviors, elimination problems, and defiance.
This is a practical workshop that is rich with creative interventions, inspiring cases, and numerous videos that will allow you to leave the workshop prepared to:
- Involve parents in “detective work” to understand child behaviors from the AIP trauma model.
- Facilitate the development of self-awareness and self-regulation skills in children.
- Process preverbal trauma with EMDR through the therapeutic story.
- Help parents attune and respond with sensitivity to the emotions and traumatic memories underlying the child’s behaviors.
- Implement EMDR Attachment Resource Development (ARD) to enhance parent-child attachment prior to memory work.
- Apply EMDR Self-Regulation Development and Installation (SRDI) to increase affect and behavioral regulation.
- Utilize EMDR empowerment interweaves and other creative interweaves for children with stuck brains.
- Leverage puppets, plays and stories to help children process the past with EMDR.
- Heal and find safety for the “inner child within the child.”
- Use EMDR with role plays to process current triggers and develop future templates.
- Develop collaborative relationships with colleagues to create an effective family-EMDR treatment team.
- Develop an EMDR treatment plan for a child with a history of attachment trauma.
- Identify an EMDR resource development method to increase the sense of attachment security between parent and child.
- Identify an EMDR resource development method to increase the child’s ability to regulate emotions.
- Identify a rationale for keeping parents present during EMDR trauma work.
- Identify 3 common obstacles to reprocessing during the desensitization for children suffering from attachment trauma.
- Describe 3 “empowerment interweaves” for a child stuck in feelings of powerlessness.
- Identify a rationale for the utilization of puppets, plays, stories, or drawings to target a small piece of the child’s traumatic past.
- Identify a strategy for implementing future template with children who are concrete, hands-on learners.
CE’s and Approvals
- 12 CE’s via CE-Classes.com
- CE-Classes.com is approved by The American Psychological Association (APA) Ce-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit
- This training does not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers.
- Florida Certification Board
- The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/31/2021
- The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The California Board of Behavioral SCiences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by nationally recognized certifying bodies, such as APA, to satisfy renewal requirements.
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 02-2021
- The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider – 5674 expires 4/30/2021
- The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider
- Massachusetts Authorization Number: TBD
- New York Social Work Board – Ce-Classes.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of
- continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0120.
- Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider #RCST031201 Expires 5/31/2021
- The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2020 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
- The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2020.
- 12 EMDRIA Credits: Approval # 18003-04
- Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at ce-classes.com, entering a keycode, and completing an evaluation form.
- Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
- There are no known conflicts of interests for this workshop.
For Questions About the Workshop
- Please contact Angi DeCapp—[email protected] or (515) 557-0066
- Angi can make arrangements if you have special needs that must be accommodated during the workshop
- All grievances must be in writing to [email protected], and will be replied to within 5-10 business days.
Extra Bonuses with this Workshop
In addition to the workshop, you will receive:
- EMDR Telehealth- Participants will learn how to apply EMDR in a virtual setting
- FREE 1-hour virtual Q & A session the month following the training. (October)
- TWO follow up virtual 2-hour group consultations related to training material for 50% OFF of their standard price of $120 ($60)/consult. (Use by 12/31/20)
- 25% OFF The Attachment Trauma Center Institute's Live OR Virtual Trauma Specific component of the IATP-C model. (Use by 12/31/20)
- Case Consultations- Participants may submit cases to be reviewed during the training. (Request form to be filled out from [email protected] and submitted by 9/16/2020)
Workshop Cost and Logistics
- $360 Registration FEE/ $350 Non-Profit
- Save $10 if you register before August 25, 2020
- Refund Policy: 100% refund if cancellation is 30 days prior. 50% refund if cancellation is 15 days prior.
To Register for the Workshop, Click the Following Link:
Friday September 25, 2020
8:15-8:30-Log into Zoom
8:45 Overview, History-taking
9:45 Integrative Parenting, Conceptualizing Parts of Self
11:00 Decreasing Dissociation
11:45 RDI, ARD
12:30-1:45 Lunch on own
1:45 RDI, ARD continued
2:45 Brain Work
4:00 Moving to trauma
4:30 Q & A
5:00 Day 1 Concludes
Saturday September 26, 2020
8:15-8:30- Log into Zoom
8:45 Assessment Phase Adaptations
9:30 Overcoming Obstacles to Reprocessing
12:30-1:45 Lunch on own
1:45 Timeline and Therapeutic Story 2:45 Grief Work
3:30 Current Triggers & Future Rehearsals 4:00 Case Consultations
5:00 Day 2 Concludes
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