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Trauma Recovery for Children & Adolescents
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
4/21/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
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  1. Explain the effects of trauma, with a developmental and psychological perspective, on the structure and function of the brain.
  2. Recognize the signs, behaviors and symptoms associated with traumatic stress.
  3. Identify the effects of trauma on the brain-body connection, and how body mindfulness helps for healing, resilience and growth.
  4. Implement body mindfulness techniques to foster positive and solution oriented decision making.
  5. Explain how to support kids in identifying triggers to make positive solution-based choices.
  6. Identify a positive solution oriented approach to emotional triggers when teaching body mindfulness.

Trauma & Stress-Related Disorders in Kids

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Reactive Attachment disorders
  • Acute Stress disorders
  • Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder
  • OCD – Obsessive Thinking / Compulsive Behavior

The Traumatized Brain and Neuroscience

  • Symptomology, skill deficits and behavioral concerns
  • Developmental, psychological and neuro-biological lens
  • High-risk, pre-cognitive, episodic, recurrent
  • Triune Brain Model – lobes of the brain
  • Re-traumatization and hyper-arousal
  • Sensitized brain and conditioned cues
  • Bodily reactions and biological changes
  • Attachment, embodiment, self-regulation and resilience
  • Interoception – “gut instinct” - intuitiveness

Mindfulness Techniques to Repair the Brain

  • Rewire the brain’s hard drive
  • Neuro-Integration and Neuroplasticity
  • Rapport, hope and compassion
  • Interoception: connecting / listening to the “I” within the body
  • Tuning In: present moment awareness
  • Focusing: mastery of maintaining and shifting attention
  • Self-regulation: embodiment, control, safety and choice to live

Mindfulness Techniques to Repair the Body

  • Breathing: our body anchor
  • Embodiment: movement with purpose
  • Relaxation: to soothe the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • Kindness: nurturing compassion for self and others
  • Trauma resiliency: yoga, tai chi, chi gong, meditation, imagery, breathing, exercise

Ultimate Trauma Recovery

  • Relaxation: to soothe the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • Kindness: nurturing compassion for self and others


Edward C. Caslin, M.S.W., S.S.W., L.C.S.W., is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years social work experience over a variety of clinical settings, including state psychiatric in-patient, alcohol-substance abuse outpatient, and public schools, specializing in trauma recovery work with inner city children and adolescents experiencing various emotional and behavioral needs. Edward works in public schools, while also providing in-home intensive community counseling to children and their families, and conducting private practice. He is involved with a grass roots organization “Advocacy for Emotional & Behavioral Disorders” in Jersey City, NJ to bring a voice to the needs of this often disenfranchised population among our youth. Edward has been an adjunct professor with Manhattan College’s Psychology Department. He holds a BA in Psychology from Manhattan College, with both an MSW and Post Master’s education from New York University. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools, along with experience in employing relaxation breathing, guided imagery, meditation, yoga and body-mindfulness in his work with children and adolescents.

Edward has extensive experience providing individual, group and family therapeutic services to children and teens, using an integrative and innovative approach that is informed by clinical theory and neuro-science research. He has provided in-service presentations on numerous topics, pertaining to emotional/behavioral disorders in youth and trauma recovery, professional consultation services for teachers, and supportive assistance to parents.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Edward Caslin has an employment relationship with the Jersey City Public Schools. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Edward Caslin has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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