Post-Traumatic Growth: Leading Clients on a Journey of Resiliency and
Digital Seminar

Post-Traumatic Growth: Leading Clients on a Journey of Resiliency and Healing with Lisa Ferentz, LCSW- C, DAPA


Average Rating:
  4.8   (5 comments)
Faculty:
Lisa Ferentz
Duration:
11 Hours 26 Minutes
Copyright :
Dec 06, 2017
Product Code:
POS053235
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Become empowered as a trauma clinician! Learn from expert trauma clinician Lisa Ferentz how to shine a spotlight on your clients’ resiliency and creativity - while planting the seeds of hope and Post-Traumatic Growth even in the earliest stages of therapy!

When we work with traumatized clients we often feel compelled to stay focused on the inevitable byproducts of PTSD. As we look for the ways in which clients have been adversely affected by their trauma, it can inadvertently narrow our sense of who they are, and solidify their identities as “damaged” or “broken.”

Although helping clients to reconnect with and process their pain and grief is important, this workshop takes you further.

You will learn respectful and powerful ways to weave the concepts of Post-Traumatic Growth into the treatment process.

Using moving and inspiring case examples and videos made by clients we will identify the tangible markers of post-traumatic growth including:

  • a new way of relating to others
  • the capacity to believe in new possibilities
  • the rediscovery of personal strengths
  • a newfound appreciation for life

Participants will have many opportunities to practice creative strategies including: somatic resourcing; journaling; drawing; two – handed writing; and guided imagery and visualizations all designed to install and strengthen hope, growth, and healing in clients and therapists alike.

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. 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, 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


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.0 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.


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 12.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 12.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 12.25 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.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 12.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 credits.


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 12.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 12.4 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 12.25 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.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 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, 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. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education. PESI, Inc. designates this self-study activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 12/6/2017. It was last reviewed on 9/8/2018 and is valid until 09/08/2021.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 12.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number #50-399. This product qualifies for 12.4 self-study continuing education credits.


Social Workers

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 the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 12.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

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 the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 12.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 12.4 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and 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. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 12.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 12.25 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.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 12.0 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.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.25 continuing education credits.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 12.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


Handouts

Faculty

Lisa Ferentz Related seminars and products: 7

LCSW-C, DAPA


Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, is a recognized expert in the strengths-based, de-pathologized treatment of trauma and has been in private practice for over 35 years. 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, the UK and Ireland.

She has been an adjunct faculty member at several Universities, and is the Founder of “The Ferentz Institute,” now in its 11th year of providing continuing education to mental health professionals and graduating over 1,200 clinicians from her two certificate programs in Advanced Trauma Treatment.

In 2009 she was voted the “Social Worker of Year” by the Maryland Society for Clinical Social Work. Lisa is the author of Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors: A Clinician’s Guide, 2nd Edition (Routledge, 2014), Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing (Routledge, 2014), and Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons From the Therapist’s Couch (PESI, 2017). Lisa also hosted a weekly radio talk show, writes blogs and articles for websites on self-harm and self-care, and teaches on many webinars.

Speaker Disclosures:

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

Non-financial: Lisa Ferentz is a member of the National Association of Social Workers; and the American Psychotherapy Association.


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To order the book, Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons from the Therapist’s Couch, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, A Clinician’s Guide, 2nd Edition, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

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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

Target Audience

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

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