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Trauma & Attachment: Effective Treatment Strategies for Helping Challenging Clients
Trauma & Attachment: Effective Treatment Strategies for Helping Challenging Clients

Where:   BROOKFIELD, WI

When:  Friday, September 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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$229.99
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$199.99
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Location

DOUBLETREE HOTEL MILWAUKEE-BROOKFIELD
18155 W BLUEMOUND RD
BROOKFIELD, WI 53045
Phone:  262-792-1212
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Course Description:

Join internationally-known attachment and trauma therapist, Terry Levy, Ph.D., in this cutting-edge seminar as he teaches you concepts and skills necessary to facilitate positive change with challenging clients with trauma and/or attachment wounds. You will learn effective assessment and therapeutic techniques for children, adults and couples, based on the latest research in neurobiology, trauma and attachment therapy, and resilience.

Clinical videos will illustrate how various interventions promote change and healing with the following issues:
  • Beliefs and attitudes
  • Attachment security in children and adults
  • Traumatic emotions, behaviors, mindsets, and brain/biochemistry
  • Self-regulation
  • Communication and resilience
  • Family dynamics
  • Controlling, defiant and resistant clients
Through video case studies, presentation and discussion, you will leave this seminar with practical and effective techniques you can use to help clients achieve symptom reduction, fulfilling lives and meaningful relationships.
Objectives:

  1. Determine the psychological, social, cognitive, and biological aspects of trauma and attachment disorders as it relates to clinical treatment.
  2. Develop an assessment plan to effectively identify your client’s history for trauma and attachment wounds.
  3. Provide techniques to improve your client’s emotional regulation skills, reframe core beliefs and improve interpersonal skills.
  4. Utilize communication-based methods for conflict management and to promote secure attachment for your clients.
  5. Develop strategies to help your clients achieve posttraumatic growth including the creation of positive personal and relationship goals.
  6. Teach your clients, in-session, how to achieve secure and fulfilling relationships by facilitating attachment security.
OUTLINE

Part I: Assessment
  • Symptoms of trauma
  • Symptoms of attachment disorder
  • Traumatized brain and biochemistry
  • Core beliefs and expectations
  • 4 attachment styles
  • Life script: Psychosocial history and relationship patterns
Part II: Treatment Interventions Structure of the Healing Process
  • 30-hour Intensive Outpatient Psychotherapy model
  • 3-step treatment process: revisit, revise, revitalize
  • Integrative approach: mind-body-spirit
Experiential and Skill-Based Interventions Shown through Video Demos
  • Facilitate emotional and neurobiological connections
  • Foster trust and secure attachments
  • Heal interpersonal trauma to self-acceptance
  • Confront traumatic events: move from victim to survivor
  • Change negative beliefs and narratives
  • Resolve anger, fear, shame and loss
  • Exposure Therapy to alleviate trauma and PTSD symptoms
  • Forgiveness to let go and move on
Posttraumatic Growth: Recovery and Resilience
  • Positive psychology
  • Instill optimism and hope
  • Gratitude and positive emotions
  • A sense of meaning and purpose
  • Use signature strengths
  • Enhance relationships and social support
  • Self-esteem and self-efficacy
  • Volunteering and giving
Improving Relationships
  • Strengthen the hardwired need for a safe emotional bond
  • Change attachment patterns: withdraw-cling, blame-distance, criticize-defend
  • Attachment Communication Training: Constructive communication, problem-solving and conflict-management skills
  • Limbic resonance and fulfillment of attachment needs
Therapeutic Goals
  • Develop positive core beliefs
  • Resolve loss and grief
  • Promote safe and secure attachments
  • Alleviate anxiety, depression, shame, and “victim mindset”
  • Reduce biochemistry of trauma
  • Stress management skills
  • Constructive parenting skills
  • Supportive and fulfilling family relationships
  • Mitigate defensiveness, enhance motivation and cooperation
Target Audience

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

TERRY LEVY, PHD, DAPA

Terry M. Levy, Ph.D., D.A.P.A., has been a psychotherapist, trainer, supervisor and consultant for over 40 years. Dr. Levy is the director of the Evergreen Psychotherapy Center and the Attachment Treatment and Training Institute in Evergreen, Colorado. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Colorado and Florida, a Board-Certified Forensic Examiner and a Diplomate and Master Therapist of the American Psychotherapy Association. He is co-author of Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust and Love (2006, Child Welfare League of America).

Dr. Levy was the founder and previous director of the Family Life Center (Florida) and the Miami Psychotherapy Institute, which offered family systems treatment and training. He was co-founder and past-president of the board of directors of the Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children (ATTACh), an international organization dedicated to attachment and its critical importance to human development.



Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Terry Levy is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Terry Levy is a member of the American Psychological Association; American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy; American Family Therapy Association; and Colorado and Florida Psychological Associations. He does not receive compensation.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

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, or questions on home study credit availability, 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.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Addiction Counselors
This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services 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.


Counselors
This intermediate 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.

Wisconsin Counselors: This intermediate activity consists of 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.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Wisconsin Marriage & Family Therapists: This course has been reviewed and approved by the Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for 6.25 credit hours.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Psychologists
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This activity consists of 6.0 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, Nevada, 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.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Social Workers
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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 this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 380 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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