In-Person Workshops

Trauma

Counselling Strategies for Healing and Resilience

May 16, 2023 - May 17, 2023
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM MDT )
$499.00 (regular rate)
$459.00 (*early rate)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Venue TBA
*(early rate expires 25-4-23 )
12
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Trauma - Edmonton In-Person - May 16-17, 2023; 9am-4pm Central Time

Early rate expires 04/25/2023

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Attendee 1 Information
Trauma is a wound that injures us emotionally, psychologically, physically, and spiritually. As a result, the impact of trauma can be far-reaching and enduring. This workshop provides an overview of the way trauma affects a person through the brain and nervous system. A framework which describes different stages in the process of regulating and resolving the impact of trauma is reviewed. Protective steps for enhancing helper wellbeing are also provided. Participants will learn key principles and strategies for working with trauma that apply to a diverse range of experiences and which can be applied to all ages.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Define trauma and understand the possible variations of potential impact
  • Identify key assessment areas for individuals who have experienced traumatic events
  • Describe the connection between traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress symptoms
  • Understand the role of the helper in supporting individuals
  • Develop a treatment plan for supporting individuals who have experienced trauma
  • Describe some key strategies and principles for working with people impacted by trauma

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • When is a Person Traumatized?
  • Types of Trauma – Developmental, Shock, Relational, Intergenerational
  • Definitions of Post-Traumatic Impact
  • Trauma – Immediate Symptoms and Impact
  • Longer Term Impacts of Trauma
  • The Impact of Trauma on the Body and the Brain
  • The Role of Memory in Trauma and Healing
  • Strategies for Moving into Regulated States
  • Tools for Emotion Regulation
  • Helping Someone Who is Dissociating
  • Treating Trauma Over Time
  • Safety and Stabilization
  • Separating the Past from the Present and Future
  • Reconnection and Resilience

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop for social service and health care professionals, counsellors, social workers, school personnel, and anyone working with people who have experienced trauma.

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Trainer: Danielle Forth

MSc, RPsych

Danielle has over 15 years of clinical experience working in front line mental health, consulting and teaching roles. She is a Registered Psychologist and holds a Master’s degree in Marital and Family Therapy. In addition to training with CTRI, she has a private clinical practice working with individuals, couples and families on a variety of mental health issues. As a therapist, Danielle brings a strong desire to facilitate excellent and enjoyable learning experiences to her workshops that reflect her compassion, warmth and humour. Read blogs written by Danielle here.

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