Product Detail

2-Day Workshop: Post-Traumatic Growth
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
LISA FERENTZ, LCSW-C, DAPA
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
12/6/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV053235
Objectives
  1. Characterize post-traumatic growth and identify two metaphors that can be used to introduce the concept into the therapy process.
  2. Construct three examples of how the meaning clients attach to trauma can either intensify or mitigate their experiences.
  3. Evaluate three examples of the positive and negative impact that clients' meaning-making has on treatment outcomes.
  4. Analyze at least three reasons why some clients might find it challenging to reach a place of post-traumatic growth.
  5. Assess for 5 personality traits that can increase the likelihood of clients experiencing post-traumatic growth in therapy.
  6. Communicate the "hamster wheel" phenomenon of perpetually asking "why" trauma occurred.
  7. Construct the cognitive steps that allow trauma survivors to move beyond their questioning into pro-active, forward movement.
  8. Appraise the "Shattered Vase" analogy and its relevance to posttraumatic growth.
  9. Choose three ways in which the strengths- based perspective can be woven into treatment and how why it benefits client's healing processes.
  10. Select three assessment questions that can be used to highlight and strengthen clients' resiliency.
  11. Categorize the 5 measurable arenas that are indicative of posttraumatic growth and give examples of each.
  12. Implement at least 6 creative strategies designed to connect clients to the concepts of PTG and to strengthen their awareness of their own growth journeys.
Outline

PROCESSING THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA

  • Shifting from PTSD to Posttraumatic Growth (PTG)
  • Define PTG- analogies for treatment
  • Explore the Subjective Meaning of Trauma
  • Writing Experiential

ASSESS FOR CLIENT RESILIENCY

  • The Challenges of Achieving PTG
  • Planting the Seeds of PTG in Therapy
  • The Therapist's Lens and Countertransference
  • Case Study

THE POWER OF POSITIVE SELF-TALK

  • The Strengths-based Perspective
  • Introduce Self-Compassion
  • Experiential: Remembered Resources
  • Cognitive Re-framing: Going for Kindness

MOVE BEYOND A TRAUMA IDENTITY

  • Notice Double Standards
  • Highlighting Resiliency
  • Indicators of Post-traumatic Growth

EXPLORING THE MANIFESTATIONS OF POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH

  • Process the PTG Inventory
  • Re-discover Personal Strengths
  • Case Study and Video
  • Experientials: Somatic resourcing, Visualization and Art
  • Belief in New Possibilities
  • Case Study and Video
  • Experiential: PTSD and PTG Through Art

MOVING BEYOND THE TRAUMATIZED SELF

  • Relating to Others
  • Experiential: Two-handed Writing
  • Exploring Spirituality
  • Case Study and Video

HELP CLIENTS PAY IT FORWARD

  • Newfound Appreciation of Life
  • Case Study
  • Experiential: Art and Gratitude
  • PTG and Forgiveness

BUILDING ON THE SEEDS OF POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH

  • Additional Creative Strategies to Promote PTG
  • Guided Imagery, Documenting Healing Through Artwork, Journaling
Author

LISA FERENTZ, LCSW-C, DAPA

Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, is a recognized expert in the strengths based, de-pathologized treatment of trauma and self-harm and has been in private practice since 1984. She presents workshops and keynote addresses nationally and internationally, and is a clinical consultant to practitioners and mental health agencies in the United States, Canada, England and Ireland. She has been an adjunct faculty member at several universities, and in 2007 founded “The Ferentz Institute”, which provides continuing education and state of the art training in trauma treatment to mental health professionals.

In 2009 she was voted the “Social Worker of the Year” by the Maryland Society for Clinical Social Work. Lisa is the author of Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Traumatized Clients: A Clinician’s Guide (Routledge), now in its second edition, Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing (Routledge), and Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transforming Life Lessons From the Therapist’s Couch (PESI).

Lisa hosted a weekly radio talk show, writes blogs and articles for websites on trauma, self-harm, and self-care, teaches on many webinars, and is a weekly contributor to www.PsychologyToday.com.. You can follow Lisa’s work at www.theferentzinstitute.com

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Lisa Ferentz is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Lisa Ferentz is a member of the National Association of Social Workers; and the American Psychotherapy Association.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**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.

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