Live Virtual Workshops

Trauma

Counselling Strategies for Healing and Resilience

August 13, 2024 - August 14, 2024
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CDT )
$529.00 (regular rate)
$489.00 (*early rate)
Location: Online Virtual
*early rate expires 07/23/2024
12
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Trauma - Live Virtual - Aug 13-14, 2024; 9am-4pm Central Time

Early rate expires 07/23/2024

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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, and small group discussions.

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view the materials.

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.

Terms & Conditions

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This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.

Trainer: Joddie Walker

MSc, RP

Joddie has over 30 years of experience working with people who have been impacted by trauma. She currently runs her own private practice, where she supports people of all ages through grief, loss, stress, and anxiety. She is particularly passionate about working with first responders and their families who are experiencing PTSD or secondary traumatic stress. Joddie believes that curiosity and the desire for change can result in creative solutions for her clients. Joddie is also our Clinical Director. In this role, she oversees the development of our trainings and provides clinical guidance to ensure the materials embody trauma-informed principles. As a facilitator, she draws on the strength and resilience she has seen throughout her career to bring the workshop content to life.

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