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Day Two: Evidence-Based Trauma Treatments & Interventions


Credit Available - See CEUs tab below.

Faculty:
J. Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC |  Robert Rhoton
Duration:
6 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
05 Aug, 2016
SKU:
POS051140
Media Type:
Online Learning


Description

This two-day seminar delivers the bio-psycho-social aspects of traumatic stress, traumatic grief, & traumatic loss. Mental health professionals are on the front lines and, in many cases, have the initial contact with the individual(s) who has experienced traumatic stress. Clinicians are routinely called upon to serve survivors of major disasters, war, childhood physical and sexual trauma, rape, violent crime, and other forms of traumatic events. Participation in this workshop leads to a holistic and systemic understanding of traumatic stress and provides skills for immediate use in a variety of clinical settings.

How people respond to traumatic stress is an individual matter based on a number of factors including psychological, emotional, social, cultural, biological, spiritual, and familial. The two-day training will involve an analysis of the various defense mechanisms and other coping skills individuals employ during and following the experience of traumatic stress. Key approaches and interventions include:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Critical incident stress debriefing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

This training provides take-away evidence-based, best-practice clinical interventions and techniques for the Assessment, Safety & Stabilization, and Remembrance & Mourning phases of trauma treatment. In addition, completion of this two-day seminar meets the educational requirement when applying to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (International Association for Trauma Professionals, www.traumapro.net).

 

OUTLINE

Theories of Traumatic Stress, Loss and Grief

  • Information processing model
  • Psychosocial model
  • Contemporary thoughts

Bereavement and Adjustment Disorders

  • Supporting Normal Bereavement
  • Treating Complicated Bereavement

Assessment of Traumatic Stress Disorders

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the APA
  • DSM-5® changes
  • ACE & Developmental Trauma
  • Diagnosing PTSD with the PCL-5

Techniques/Interventions

  • Relaxation/Self-regulation
  • Grounding
  • Containment
  • Writing/journaling
  • Drawing art
  • Healing metaphors
  • Transitional objects

Demonstrations: Interactive Exercises/Application of skills

  • Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
  • Narrative Exposure Therapy Technique
  • Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
  • Bilateral Stimulation

Closure: Lessons Learned

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Breakdown clinical interventions and techniques for the assessment, safety and stabilization, as well as the remembrance and mourning phases of trauma treatment.
  • Summarize the changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the APA (DSM-5®).
  • Discover the specified techniques and interventions as demonstrated during the conference to add to your clinical toolbox.
  • Determine the potential limitations and applications of needs assessment.
  • Outline the 10 core competencies of traumatic stress, grief and loss.
  • Generate a framework of healing for survivors of traumatic stress.

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CEUs


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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 your profession.  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 profession's standards.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.



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Faculty

J. Eric Gentry Related seminars and products: 3

Ph.D., LMHC

Compassion Unlimited


Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology, having trained thousands of professionals and paraprofessionals worldwide in the treatment of traumatic stress. His doctorate is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley, one of the pioneers of traumatic stress. Dr. Gentry was one of the original faculty members of the Traumatology Institute and later became the co-director of the International Traumatology Institute at the University of Southern Florida. Dr. Gentry, along with Dr. Anna Baranowsky, is the co-author and co-owner of the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum – 17 courses in field and clinical traumatology leading to seven separate certifications.

Dr. Gentry has been a clinical member of several CISM teams and has provided assistance in many different disaster and critical incidents including Oklahoma City, New York City, and hurricanes in Florida. He was the developer of the Community Crisis Support Team, which began in Tampa, Florida, and has become a model for communities to integrate mental health services into their disaster response network.

Dr. Gentry is the co-author of the critically acclaimed Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery (Third Edition) (Hogrefe Publishing, 2014). His other books include Forward Facing Trauma Therapy (Compassion Unlimited, 2016) and the coauthored Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss: The 10 Core Competencies for Evidence-Based Treatment (PESI, 2017). Additionally, Dr. Gentry has published many research articles, book chapters, and periodicals in this maturing area of study.

Dr. Gentry has a private clinical and consulting practice and is adjunct faculty at many universities. He draws equally from his scientific study and from his rich history of 30+ years of clinical experience with trauma survivors to balance this training with current, empirically grounded information and experienced-based compassionate intervention skills. You will be challenged, inspired, and uplifted by Dr. Gentry and this unique training.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: J. Eric Gentry receives compensation as Owner of Compassion Unlimited. He receives royalties as an author for Hogrefo & Huber Publishing. Dr. Gentry receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: J. Eric Gentry has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Robert Rhoton's Profile

Robert Rhoton Related seminars and products: 3

PsyD, LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S., Vice President

International Association of Trauma Professionals


Robert Rhoton, PsyD, LPC, DAAETS, is a retired faculty member from Ottawa University (Phoenix) where he worked for 20 years in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department. Dr. Rhoton’s primary interests are training counselors to work with traumagenic family dynamics; child & family trauma; and non-egoic models of treatment.

As CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute, Dr. Rhoton has supervised multiple outpatient clinics, juvenile justice programs, and intensive outpatient substance abuse programs for adolescents, as well as day treatment programs for children and youth, adult offender programs, child and family therapeutic services, advanced training in child and adolescent trauma treatment, family therapy, and family trauma work.

Dr. Rhoton is the past president of the Arizona Trauma Therapy Network (2010-2012). He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and collaborates and consults with several Arizona community behavioral health agencies to fine tune their understanding of trauma. Dr. Rhoton serves on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task-force as a community member. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Robert Rhoton is CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute, LLP. He receives compensation as an Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department at Ottawa University. Dr. Rhoton receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robert Rhoton serves on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task-force as a community member and is also a gubernatorial appointee to the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health.


Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

To order the book, 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward, please visit our product store.

To order, Certification Training for Compassion Fatigue Professionals (CCFP), please visit our product store.

To order the book, Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment and Working with Survivors, please visit our product store.


Target Audience

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

Objectives

  1. Summarize psychoeducation and cognitive restructuring techniques for maximizing client engagement and participation in early stages of treatment.
  2. Articulate the 10 core competencies of traumatic stress, grief and loss and specify the clinical application of each.
  3. Incorporate clinical interventions and techniques for the initial assessment, safety and stabilization phase of treatment as well as the remembrance and mourning phases of trauma treatment.
  4. Examine the potential clinical limitations and benefits of completing a needs assessment for better progress in treatment.
  5. Develop clinical skills to support and facilitate recovery from complicated bereavement in clients.
  6. Incorporate CBT skills to promote the development of stability, self-efficacy, anxiety management, and relational capacities in traumatized clients.

Outline

Theories of Traumatic Stress, Loss and Grief

  • Information processing model
  • Psychosocial model
  • Contemporary thoughts

Bereavement and Adjustment Disorders

  • Supporting Normal Bereavement
  • Treating Complicated Bereavement

Assessment of Traumatic Stress Disorders

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the APA
  • DSM-5® changes
  • ACE & Developmental Trauma
  • Diagnosing PTSD with the PCL-5

Techniques/Interventions

  • Relaxation/Self-regulation
  • Grounding
  • Containment
  • Writing/journaling
  • Drawing art
  • Healing metaphors
  • Transitional objects

Demonstrations: Interactive Exercises/Application of skills

  • Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
  • Narrative Exposure Therapy Technique
  • Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
  • Bilateral Stimulation

Closure: Lessons Learned

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