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3-Day Intensive Training: EMDR Certificate Course: Assessment, Resourcing and Treatment Techniques for Trauma and Anxiety
3-Day Intensive Training: EMDR Certificate Course: Assessment, Resourcing and Treatment Techniques for Trauma and Anxiety

Where:   COLUMBUS, OH

When:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - Friday, December 13, 2019

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$699.99
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$599.99
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$599.99
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CROWNE PLAZA NORTH
6500 DOUBLETREE AVE
COLUMBUS, OH 43229
Phone:  (614) 885-1885
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Course Description:

EMDR has helped thousands of clients reclaim their lives; quickly and consistently helping them find relief from the trauma and anxiety that plague them.

But without guidance, and hands-on practice, you’re unable to bring this groundbreaking evidence-based treatment to your clients who so desperately need it.

This 3-Day EMDR Certificate Course is your chance to get powerful and proven skills and techniques from EMDR so you can move your clients from surviving to thriving! Over 3 intensive days you’ll be given a roadmap to help clients manage disturbing feelings, safely process their traumatic memories, reduce fears and anxiety, and help them to develop the resources they need to achieve and maintain recovery.

This intensive training also includes hands-on opportunities for you to practice, reinforcing what you’ve learned and allowing you to gain confidence in using your new skills.

Sign up today and take your treatment to the next level with EMDR skills and techniques to quickly and safely bring relief from trauma and anxiety to your clients!


This training is not affiliated with EMDRIA and does not qualify toward EMDRIA credits, training, or certification.
Objectives:

  1. Establish the role of the autonomic nervous system in trauma and anxiety symptomology.
  2. Articulate the clinical implications of the freeze response in trauma treatment.
  3. Characterize the potential neurobiological mechanisms of change in the empirically validated EMDR approach.
  4. Specify how EMDR techniques can build dual awareness in clients to treat the avoidance that makes trauma and anxiety treatment challenging.
  5. Communicate the 8 Phases of the EMDR protocol.
  6. Determine which clients you should use EMDR with.
  7. Establish the relevance of Polyvagal Theory and early trauma in EDMR work.
  8. Communicate the central principle of the Adaptive Information Processing Theory and establish how it informs the EMDR approach.
  9. Analyze resourcing strategies from EMDR that clinicians can use to help facilitate the processing of trauma.
  10. Specify the steps clinicians must take to emphasize safety during EMDR sessions.
  11. Delineate how EMDR can be modified to treat anxiety disorders.
  12. Differentiate between EMDR strategies recommended for trauma and EMDR strategies recommended for anxiety.
  13. Characterize how EMDR techniques can be used to reinforce and activate positive neural networks.
  14. Communicate how EMDR can be modified to work with complex/developmental trauma to directly treat traumatic memories.
  15. Evaluate strategies that can help foster the critical connection between client and therapist in EMDR therapy.
  16. Establish the order of operations for attachment-based EMDR treatment to resolve relational trauma.
  17. Articulate how EMDR can be modified to work with Borderline Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identify Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
  18. Differentiate between EMDR and Brainspotting by communicating the strengths and limitations of each.
OUTLINE

The Neuroscience of Trauma and Anxiety
  • Introduction to the autonomic system (ANS)
  • Fight, flight, freeze, fawn survival responses
  • Polyvagal Theory, and types of freeze responses
  • Key brain areas involved in trauma and anxiety
  • Clinical implications of the freeze response
Mechanisms of Change: How EMDR and Other Treatment Approaches Work
  • The neuroscience of exposure therapy and cognitive therapy
  • The neuroscience of relaxation exercises
  • EMDR and other “transformative therapies”
  • Mechanisms of change
  • Why EMDR works so well from a brain perspective
Assessment: Connect Symptoms and Presentations to a Diagnosis
  • Nervous system switched on/off – PTSD and Depression
  • Underactivations and weakened connections
  • Trauma memories and intrusive thoughts
  • Phobias, anxiety and insula hyperactivation
  • Emotional hijackings and implicit memory: Basal ganglia and amygdala
  • Why treating avoidance is critical in anxiety and trauma
  • DSM-5® symptoms in a nutshell
  • Connect Your Client to a Diagnosis
    • Simple vs. complex trauma
    • Intergenerational trauma
    • Symptom clusters and physical manifestations
    • CAPS-5 and PCL-5
    • Primary Care PTSD Screen
    • Dual diagnosis
EMDR as Applied Neuroplasticity
  • How EMDR builds dual awareness to treat avoidance
  • What you are thinking about is the network you’re in
  • You need to activate a network to change it
  • Neurons that fire together, wire together (Hebb’s Rule)
  • EMDR as neuroentrainment
Practical EMDR Techniques and Protocols to Move Clients from Surviving to Thriving

EMDR Assessment, Resourcing, Eye Movements and More: How to Work with the Original 8-Phase Model
  • Client history and treatment planning
  • How to resource: Create a safe space
  • Assessment: Choose a target, SUDS, connect with the image/emotions/thought
  • Desensitization: tactile vs. auditory vs. eye movement
  • How to use Touchpoints, Theratapper, CDs
  • Positive Cognition Installation: Likert scale 1-7
  • Body Scan: Locating tension and distress in the body
  • Closure: Closing the neural network and the 6-hour window
  • Re-evaluation
When to Use EMDR in Trauma and Anxiety Treatment
  • Demonstrations and experiential exercises
  • Single event trauma
  • Anxiety disorders involving imaginal exposure
  • Demonstration of original 8-Phase Model
  • ***Experiential exercises with groups of three: client, therapist, observer
    • Preparation and assessment
    • Desensitization
    • Positive cognition and body scan
EMDR for Direct Treatment of Traumatic Memories
  • Modifications for complex/developmental trauma
  • Do not use standard protocol – Rationale for modifications
  • Resourcing strategies
    • Container
    • Nurturing figure
    • Circle of support
    • Comfortable place
    • Protective figure
  • Techniques to reinforce and activate positive neural networks
  • Relevance of Polyvagal Theory, early trauma, and EMDR
  • Sensory motor modifications and somatic approaches
  • How to build Dual Awareness
  • Adaptive Information Processing Theory
  • EMDR techniques to bring traumatic memories into the prefrontal cortex
Attachment-Based EMDR for Resolving Relational Trauma
  • Strategies to foster the critical connection between client and therapist
  • How to emphasize safety during sessions
  • Guidance on order of operations:
    • Resourcing with multisensory guided imagery
    • Activate trauma network
    • Desensitization round
    • Ask, “What is coming up?”
    • How to install positive cognition
    • Identify and resolve remaining tension or distress in the body
    • Debrief clients to ensure embodiment
EMDR Modifications for Anxiety Disorders
  • Modifications for phobias and generalized anxiety
  • Resourcing strategies for self-efficacy and control
  • Imaginal exposure and exposure through pictures and videos
  • Techniques to reinforce and activate positive neural networks
  • How to build Dual Awareness and reduce avoidance
EMDR Modifications for Other Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • OCD
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
EMDR vs Brainspotting vs EFT vs Neuromodulation
  • When to use each
  • Strengths and limitations of each
  • Overview of how to conduct a Brainspotting session
  • Overview of how to conduct an EFT session
  • Integrating neuromodulation and EMDR for faster, more effective treatment
Research Limitations and Potential Risks
Intended Audience

This workshop is intended for masters- and doctoral-level clinicians experienced in working with trauma.

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
Participants will leave the workshop with both theoretical knowledge of the current trauma paradigm as well as the practical “hands on” experience of participating in EMDR for resourcing and reprocessing trauma.

BILL MASON, LPCC-S

Bill Mason, LPCC-S, has over 30 years of experience as a therapist and has been using EMDR in his work since his initial EMDR training in the mid-1990s.

Bill currently serves as a clinical director and as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients in the areas of trauma, childhood abuse, PTSD, anxiety and Panic Disorder, and relationship issues. He regularly teaches on both the theory behind EMDR as well as the practical hands-on application of EMDR as a treatment protocol for PTSD.

A member of the American Counseling Association and the Ohio Counselors Association, he earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Ashland University.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bill Mason maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Bill Mason is a member of the American Counseling Association; and the Ohio Counselors Association.
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 19.0 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.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals: This course has been submitted to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for review. Please contact PESI, Inc. for the most current information.


Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 19.0 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.

Indiana Counselors: This intermediate activity consists of 19.0 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.

Kentucky Counselors: We’re working to get you credit. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Ohio Counselors: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 19.0 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This activity consists of 1140 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.

Kentucky Marriage & Family Therapists: This course has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Licensure of Marriage & Family Therapists for review.

Ohio 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. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 19.0 clock hours of continuing education credit.


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 19.0 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.

Indiana Psychologists: PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the Indiana Board of Psychology. Certificate #: 98000998A - Category I. PESI maintains full responsibility for this program and its contents. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.

Kentucky Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity will qualify for 19.0 contact hours.

Ohio Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this activity for 19.0 standard hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


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 19.0 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.

Ohio Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 19.0 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 1140 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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