Essentials of Trauma Competency Training Series

The Essentials of Trauma Competency
The Beliefs, Knowledge and Skills of the Trauma Competent Counselor

Two-Part Training Series

Part I:  Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Part II:  Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Presenter:
Melinda Paige, PH.D, LPC, CPC, NCC
Bohan Auditorium, 445 Winn Way Decatur, GA 30030

Earn Up to Ten (10) CEU ‘s!

Onsite Registration Available

The Essentials of Trauma Competency Training Series: The Beliefs, Knowledge and Skills of the Trauma Competent Counselor is a two-day training designed to provide counselors with the skills and resources they need to effectively deal with trauma.

Part I:  Trauma competent counselors will apply trauma informed beliefs, foundational trauma knowledge and knowledge about evidence-based, trauma focused interventions to clinical practices.

Part II:  Trauma competent counselors will apply trauma focused clinical skills and evidence-based interventions to their clinical practice.

Certifications

  • Approved for five (5) CEU’s per training day with Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia.
  • Ten (10) CEU ‘s applied for through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work. (pending)

Learning Objectives

Part I:  As a result of this training, participants will:

  • Gain knowledge about common elements of evidence-based interventions, core trauma concepts and trauma-competent practice.
  • Become familiar with common elements of trauma-focused intervention and treatment.
  • Review trauma literature and evidence-based practice.
  • Examine the neurobiology of trauma and how the brain processes traumatic experience.
  • Learn the effects of trauma on individual domains of functioning (cognitive, emotional, physical, spiritual, relational and identity).
    Gain an understanding of contextual and systemic factors.

Part II:  As a result of this training, participants will:

  • Learn how to empower the survivor through affirming language and interventions that emphasize strength and positive attributes.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the importance of the therapeutic relationship to trauma counseling and demonstrate skills in developing this critical relationship.
  • Learn ways to establish a collaborative therapeutic alliance and mutually agreed upon treatment goals.

Schedule at a Glance

Part I:  Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Part II:  Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • 8:30 am – Sign-In/Register
  • 9:00 am – Intro Speaker & Begin
  • 12:00 pm – Lunch break
  • 3:30 pm – Evaluations & Certificates

Registration Details

  • Registration Fee – $125 per training / $250 for the full series
  • Click here to complete your registration.
  • No cost for DeKalb CSB employees.  Click here to access DeKalb CSB Staff Registration.

For additional information contact:

Sunny Volano
404-508-7962
sundayv@dekcsb.org

 

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