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Janina Fisher’s Integrative Approach to Treating Trauma

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Outline

Module 1: Janina Fisher’s Integrative Approach to Treating Trauma: Blending IFS, Sensorimotor, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation, and More.

Module 2: How Trauma Is Stored in the Body and What to Do

Module 3: Be-Friending Suicide Through Doing Parts Work: 

Module 4: Helping Clients Safely Let Down Their Armor and Heal from the Legacy of Trauma

Module 5: Working with a Traumatized Couple

Objectives

  1. Describe three ways traumatic memory presents in a client with PTSD
  2. Incorporate sensorimotor interventions into treatments to decrease symptoms of PTSD in clients.
  3. Incorporate Internal Family Systems interventions into treatments to decrease symptoms of PTSD in clients.
  4. Apply psychoeducational principles to decrease symptoms of PTSD in clients
  5. Define ‘implicit memory’ and breakdown its role in post-traumatic stress disorders
  6. Differentiate characteristics of fight, flight, freeze, attach and submit parts
  7. Articulate the role of suicidal ideation as an adaptation to traumatic events
  8. Apply Sensorimotor and Internal Family Systems interventions for trauma survivors

Copyright : 08/27/2019

Chronic Suicidality and Self-Destructive Behavior

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Objectives

  1. Explain the somatic effects of suicidal ideation and impulses for the purposes of psychoeducation.
  2. Discuss the role of suicidality in a client’s survival or adaptation to trauma.
  3. Describe the three basic steps of the Fisher risk assessment tool.
  4. Identify body-centered interventions that can increase the client’s sense of control over unbearable emotions.
  5. Implement collaborative solutions to high-risk situations.

Outline

The Challenges of Working with Suicidality and Self-Destructive Behavior

Evaluating Risk: Safe, Less Safe, and Not Safe

Suicidality and Self-Destructive Behavior as Dissociative Symptoms

Copyright : 03/23/2019

 Creating Safety with High-Conflict Couples: A Nonverbal Approach

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Objectives

  1. Determine the clinical implications of disorganized attachment in couples therapy.
  2. Articulate Sensorimotor methods that can be interfaced with psychotherapy practices to alleviate the volatility in couples.

Outline

What creates a ‘volatile’ couple?

Reducing volatility by helping couples communicate without words

Copyright : 03/24/2018

Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals: Distance Therapy Training

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Objectives

  1. Appraise the legal and ethical challenges posed by telehealth for mental health professionals in a clinical setting.
  2. Analyze the evidence supporting the effectiveness of telemental health as it relates to clinical treatment.
  3. Inspect the unique policies and procedures considerations for telehealth and the clinical implications.
  4. Evaluate adaptions with telemental health for various populations to improve clinical outcomes.
  5. Investigate the privacy, security and confidentiality concerns related to technology use in clinical practice.
  6. Differentiate how client expectations differ for telehealth as compared to in-person therapy and what that means for clinical treatment.
  7. Distinguish unique boundary issues that arise in a telemental health setting.
  8. Utilize specific adaptations that are recommended for various disorders and modalities to improve clinical outcomes.
  9. Appraise text messaging and email complications as it relates to privacy in a clinical setting.
  10. Apply best ethical practices regarding referrals and advertising concerns as it relates to clinical practice.
  11. Articulate the legalities of practicing across state lines via telemental health sessions.
  12. Specify the HIPAA compliance challenges associated with telemental health and its clinical implications.

Outline

Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals: What You Need to Know Before You Get Started

Legal & Ethical Issues How to Start Your Mental Health Telepractice Important Business Aspects to Consider Choosing a Platform – What Technology is Right for You and Your Clients? Demonstrations of Telehealth in Practice Additional Technology Considerations Treatment Adaptations to Consider for Telehealth Case Studies of Telehealth Successes & Failures The Future of Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals

Copyright : 02/20/2020

Making Virtual Psychotherapy a Relational Experience

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Objectives

  1. Determine the challenges for clients and therapists of virtual psychotherapy
  2. Apply 3 ways of decreasing technophobia
  3. Determine the impact of threat on the autonomic nervous system
  4. Practice interventions for regulating autonomic dysregulation
  5. Demonstrate techniques that increase tolerance for fear and stress
  6. Model uses of the social engagement system for telehealth

Outline

Challenges to helping clients in a time of pandemic

Addressing technical challenges and technophobia

Fear and the body

Increasing relational contact in virtual space

 

Copyright : 04/06/2020