Trauma Competency Training

Presented by Eric Gentry, Ph.D.

Live Streaming on December 5 - 6, 2022 

$449.00

12 Hours | Pending CEU Approval

Description

This online course will be streaming live on December 5 – 6, 2022 from 8:30am – 4:00pm PT, 10:30am – 6:00pm CT, 11:30am – 7:00pm ET after purchase.

Breaks
10:00am – 10:15am PT, 12:00pm – 12:15pm CT, 1:00pm – 1:15pm ET
12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, 2:00pm – 3:00pm CT, 3:00pm- 4:00pm ET
2:30pm – 2:45pm PT, 4:30pm – 4:45pm CT, 5:30pm – 5:45pm ET

Recorded footage and all course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until January 9, 2023. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances.
Please allow 1 – 3 business days after the course airs for recorded footage to become available.

Registration will close on December 4, 2022. 


REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE

IN PERSON: This event is also being offered as an in person workshop. For more information and registration, please CLICK HERE

LIVE STREAM: Please see below information for details and registration.


This two-day seminar delivers the bio-psycho-social aspects of traumatic stress, traumatic grief, & traumatic loss. Mental health professionals are on the front lines and, in many cases, have the initial contact with the individual(s) who has experienced traumatic stress. Clinicians are routinely called upon to serve survivors of major disasters, war, childhood physical and sexual trauma, rape, violent crime, and other forms of traumatic events. Participation in this workshop leads to a holistic and systemic understanding of traumatic stress and provides skills for immediate use in a variety of clinical settings. How people respond to traumatic stress is an individual matter based on a number of factors including psychological, emotional, social, cultural, biological, spiritual, and familial. The two-day training will involve an analysis of the various defense mechanisms and other coping skills individuals employ during and following the experience of traumatic stress. Key approaches and interventions include:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Critical incident stress debriefing
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Sensorimotor approaches

This training provides take-away evidence-based, best-practice clinical interventions and techniques for the Assessment, Safety & Stabilization, and Remembrance & Mourning phases of trauma treatment. In addition, completion of this two-day seminar meets the educational requirement when applying to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (International Association for Trauma Professionals, www.traumapro.net).

A Brief History and Evolution of Traumatic Stress, Grief & Loss

  • Systemic traumatic stress theory
  • Symptom review
  • Review of effective treatments
  • Tri Phasic model
  • Most commonly used instruments to assess traumatic stress

Core Competencies of Traumatic Stress, Grief & Loss Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Factors that Produce Anxiety & Traumatic Stress

  • Precipitating events
  • Meaning making
  • Physiology of Trauma
  • Perception

Adaptive and maladaptive coping behaviours

  • Trauma Adaptation
  • Systemic influences
  • Emotional & psychological stressors
  • Integrated theoretical concepts from stress, crisis & trauma theories
  • Information Processing Model
  • Psychosocial Model

Review of Effective Treatment Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Techniques (PE, CPT & SIT)
  • EMDR & Bilateral Stimulation
  • Thought Field Therapy (TFT)/Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • Sensorimotor

The Biochemical, Affective, and Cognitive Impacts of Traumatic Stress

  • Affective volatility
  • The body keeps the score
  • Biology of traumatic stress

The Impacts of Traumatic Stress Over Time and Across and Within Developmental Stages

  • Epigenetics
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Adrenal fatigue

The Role of Traumatic Stress in Clinical Disorders such as Personality Disorders, Dissociative Identity Disorder, and More

  • Traumagenesis
  • Traumaddiction
  • Comorbidity

Conceptualizing a Framework of Healing for Survivors of Traumatic Stress

  • Systemic perspective
  • Strengths perspective
  • Survivor metaphor

Traumatic Stress Exists Across the Continuum of Systemic Levels

  • Systemic trauma theory
  • Community trauma
  • Vicarious secondary traumatization

Theories of Traumatic Stress, Loss and Grief

  • Information processing model
  • Psychosocial model
  • Contemporary thoughts

Bereavement and Adjustment Disorders

  • Supporting Normal Bereavement
  • Treating Complicated Bereavement

Assessment of Traumatic Stress Disorders

    • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the APA
    • DSM-5® changes
    • ACE & Developmental Trauma
    • Diagnosing PTSD with the PCL-5
  • Define clearly the nature of traumatic stress, grief, & loss and their sequelae
  • Explain and apply theoretical models of traumatic stress, grief & loss
  • Explain traumatic stress, grief & loss from biochemical, psychological, social & spiritual perspectives
  • List and describe the key current interventions employed for the treatment of traumatic stress, grief & loss
  • Demonstrate a rudimentary understanding of brain functioning as it relates to traumatic stress
  • Describe the pioneering work that informs evidence-based treatments

Clinical Professionals: All mental health professionals including, but not limited to Clinical Counsellors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Hospice and Palliative Care Workers, School Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Addiction Specialists, Marital & Family Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants and all professionals looking to enhance their therapeutic skills.

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS is an internationally-recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology. His doctorate is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley, one of the pioneers of traumatic stress. Dr. Gentry was one of the original faculty members of the Traumatology Institute and later became the co- director of the International Traumatology Institute at the University of South Florida. Dr. Gentry, along with Dr. Anna Baranowsky, is the co-author and co-owner of the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum—17 courses in field and clinical traumatology leading to seven separate certifications. He has trained thousands of professionals and paraprofessionals worldwide in the treatment of traumatic stress. He has been a clinical member of several CISM teams and has provided assistance in many different disaster and critical incidents including Oklahoma City, New York City, and hurricanes in Florida. He was the developer of the Community Crisis Support Team, which began in Tampa, Florida and has become a model for communities to integrate mental health services into their disaster response network. Dr. Gentry has published many research articles, book chapters, and periodicals in this maturing area of study. He is the co-author of Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery published by Hogrefe and Huber in 2004 (2011; 2015) and Forward-Facing Trauma Therapy in 2016He has a private clinical and consulting practice in Phoenix, AZ and is adjunct faculty at many universities. Dr. Gentry draws equally from his scientific study and from his rich history of 35 years of professional care giving to balance this training with current, empirically-grounded information and experienced-based compassionate intervention skills. You will be challenged, inspired, and uplifted by Dr. Gentry and this training.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual Enrollment$449.00N/A
Full-Time Student$359.00N/A

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