EMDR Child & Complex Trauma Specialist (Level 2) Intensive Program:
June 25-29, 2018
POINTE HILTON SQUAW PEAK RESORT Address: 7677 North 16th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85020, USA
8 hours of online training
32 hours of intensive-retreat training
8 hours of advanced consultation within the training (last day of the training)
A total of 40 CEUs (EMDRIA CEUs)
Cost: $1850 (Includes training materials, 8 hours of online training, 40 hours of intensive training, all breakfasts and lunches)
In this intensive EMDR child & complex trauma specialist level 2 you will receive 8 hours of online training where you will learn in depth case conceptualization with complex trauma cases using the AIP (Adaptive Information processing) model, the structural dissociation theory and other models that address dissociation in children. An in depth coverage and review of the latest literature and research on dissociation in children will be provided. Assessment tools, differential diagnosis and clinical interview tools for children with dissociative tendencies will be covered. Following these 8 hours, you will attend an intensive-week long training where you can learn advance skills with children with attachment wounds and dissociative tendencies. This level is for advanced clinicians that are highly experienced in using EMDR therapy with children. A thorough hands on approach is used, as Ana Gomez will walk participants through the eight phases of EMDR therapy with children with complex clinical presentations and dissociative tendencies.
This intensive training will provide theoretical and practical step-by-step strategies to assist clinicians working with children with severe dysregulation of the affective system such as: Children exhibiting insecure patterns of attachment, complex PTSD and dissociative symptoms.
1. In the EMDR child & complex trauma specialist level 2 intensive program you will receive 8 hours of online training where you will learn in depth case conceptualization with complex trauma cases using the AIP (Adaptive Information processing) model, Internal Family Systems (IFS), the structural dissociation theory and other models that address dissociation in children. An in depth coverage and review of the latest literature and research on dissociation in children will be provided.
2. Following these 8 hours, you will attend an intensive-week long training in Phoenix, AZ in an intimate setting where you can learn advance skills with children with attachment wounds and dissociative tendencies. The number of participants is limited so each clinician can receive individualized feedback during the practice sessions.
3. This level is for advanced clinicians that have attended the EMDR-Child Specialist Intensive program Level I. A thorough hands on approach is used, as Ana Gomez will walk participants through the eight phases of EMDR therapy with children with complex clinical presentations and dissociative tendencies.
Participants will be able to:
1. Cite current research and literature on complex PTSD, attachment and dissociation in children.
2. Use strategies to create the clinical landscape using the three-pronged approach for children exhibiting complex trauma, insecure patterns of attachment and dissociative symptoms.
3. Cite key factors when establishing the client’s readiness for EMDR treatment.
4. Assess and use tools available to assess dissociative symptoms.
5. Use resources for stabilization and affect regulation that are suitable for children that are highly dysregulated or emotionally constricted as well as children with structural dissociation.
6. Use strategies to increase children’s capacity for affect regulation such as:
⎫ In and out strategies (Gomez).
⎫ Orientation to present safety (Forgash, 2008, Knipe, 2008).
⎫ Orientation to present resolution.
7. Use strategies to identify, resource and stabilize trauma-related parts using child friendly strategies.
8. Utilize strategies to increase co- consciousness among parts as well as to improve parts’ regulatory capacities.
9. Use strategies to help children identify mechanisms of adaptation and work with trauma-based phobias.
10. Use a typology of interweaves that assist children in:
⎫ Modulating arousal
⎫ Maintaining dual awareness and a mindful presence
⎫ Challenging procedural memory
⎫ Recalibrating the nervous system
⎫ Challenging the window of tolerance
⎫ Maintaining safety while embracing exploration, and risk
⎫ Meeting unmet attachment needs
⎫ Nurturing the younger self and the inner family
⎫ Utilizing resources during traumatic moments
⎫ Changing the orienting response
⎫ Completing truncated defenses
⎫ Executing new and restoring empowering actions that could not be performed during the traumatic event
⎫ Reclaiming dissociated, repressed and dismissed cognitive, affective and somatic material and reconnecting to the mind, the heart and the body in fresh and novel ways.
11. Utilize various ways of using EMD and EMDr strategies.
12. Use protocols that layer memories with complex trauma cases and memories that are highly charged and may be too big for children with a small window of affect tolerance.
13. Use strategies to work with the various levels of dissociation as well as with structural dissociation.
14. Use advanced strategies with children with early, chronic and developmental trauma. How to work with children with avoidant, anxious and disorganized strategies will be thoroughly covered.
Ana Gomez will provide 8 hours of advanced consultation and case presentations the last day of the training. You will receive a certificate stating that you completed the EMDR child and complex trauma specialist level 2 intensive training given by the AGATE Institute. Once you complete the program, you will be in our website as a referral source.
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
12 pm to 1 pm- Lunch
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Module 1: February 9, 2018
Module 2: February 10, 2018
Module 3: April ,2018
CE Credits Information- 40 CEUs
Recordings of the live online presentations will be available so you can watch the archives on your own time.
General CEC provided by the EMDR Institute.
APA: EMDR Institute, Inc., is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. EMDR Institute, Inc., maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
RN: EMDR Institute, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 9755.
BBS: For California the course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for LMFT, LPCC and LCSW as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Approval No: PCE270.
SW: EMDR Institute, provider #1206, is an approved provider for SW continuing education by the Assoc of SW Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. EMDR Institute maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers participating in this course will receive 38 clinical continuing education clock hours.
Please contact the EMDR Institute 831-761-1040 or email@example.com for information about continuing education for social workers. (SW boards outside the state in which the training occurs may or may not accept transferal of units depending upon individual state board policy.)
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