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Certified Clinical Trauma Professional: Trauma Competency Conference



The successful resolution of traumatic stress can be simple. 

Studies indicate that there are four key elements to effective trauma treatment. When you accomplish these four key elements in treatment with your clients, you will be able to reduce their symptoms and improve clinical outcomes. 

Watch this live webcast conference and you will walk away with a step-by-step four-stage framework for navigating essential elements of trauma treatment with your traumatized clients. 

The essential elements are common to all evidence-based trauma treatments. You will learn how you can integrate this framework with your current approach or methodology to make your trauma treatment even more effective! 

This trauma competency training can transform your clinical practice and help improve your trauma treatment outcomes, just as it has for other clinicians around the world. 

**In addition, completion of this conference recording meets the educational requirements when applying to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (International Association of Trauma Professionals, www.traumapro.net )


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.4
Speakers:
Robert Rhoton
Duration:
12 Hours
Copyright:
09 May, 2019
Product Code:
POS054045
Media Type:
Digital Recordings

CPD


CPD

This online program is worth 12.0 hours CPD.



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Speakers

Robert Rhoton's Profile

Robert Rhoton Related seminars and products: 6

PsyD, LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S., Vice President

International Association of Trauma Professionals


Robert Rhoton, PsyD, LPC, DAAETS, is a retired faculty member from at Ottawa University (Phoenix) where he worked for 20 years in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department. Dr. Rhoton’s primary interests are training counselors to work with traumagenic family dynamics; child & family trauma; and non-egoic models of treatment. As CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute, Dr. Rhoton has supervised multiple outpatient clinics, juvenile justice programs, and intensive outpatient substance abuse programs for adolescents. As well as, day treatment programs for children and youth, adult offender programs, child and family therapeutic services, advanced training in child and adolescent trauma treatment, family therapy and family trauma work.

Dr. Rhoton is the past president of the Arizona Trauma Therapy Network (2010-2012). He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and collaborates and consults with several Arizona community behavioral health agencies to fine tune their understanding of trauma. Dr. Rhoton serves on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task-force as a community member. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Robert Rhoton is CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute, LLP. He receives compensation as an Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department at Ottawa University. Dr. Rhoton receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robert Rhoton serves on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task-force as a community member and is also a gubernatorial appointee to the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health.


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Objectives

  1. Examine the nature of traumatic stress, grief, & loss and their sequelae.
  2. Analyze the clinical application of various theoretical treatment models for traumatic stress, grief & loss.
  3. Evaluate traumatic stress, grief & loss from biochemical, psychological, social & spiritual perspectives in order to improve clinical outcomes.
  4. Examine the clinical research that supports the imperative factors that influence the efficacy of trauma treatment.
  5. Assess the comorbidity of traumatic stress in other diagnoses, including personality disorders and Dissociative Identity Disorder, and identify appropriate treatment interventions.
  6. Provide psychoeducation and cognitive restructuring techniques for maximizing client engagement and participation in early stages of treatment.
  7. Determine the efficacy of self-regulation skills as a preliminary treatment intervention for trauma.
  8. Articulate the 10 core competencies of traumatic stress, grief and loss and specify the clinical application of each.
  9. Incorporate clinical interventions and techniques for the initial assessment, safety and stabilization phase of treatment as well as the remembrance and mourning phases of trauma treatment.
  10. Examine the potential clinical limitations and benefits of completing a needs assessment for better progress in treatment.
  11. Develop clinical skills to support and facilitate recovery from complicated bereavement in clients.
  12. Incorporate CBT skills to promote the development of stability, self-efficacy, anxiety management, and relational capacities in traumatized clients.

Outline

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 Behaviors

  • 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 & Across & 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

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

Evidence-Based Techniques/Interventions

  • Relaxation/Self-regulation
  • Grounding
  • Containment
  • Writing/journaling
  • Drawing art
  • Healing metaphors
  • Transitional objects

Demonstrations: Interactive Exercises/Application of Skills 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
  • Narrative Exposure Therapy Technique
  • Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
  • Bilateral Stimulation

Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks

  • Limitations of many accepted models of trauma treatment
  • Weaknesses and limitations of evidence-based trauma treatment models
  • Limitations of the diagnostic (DSM-5®) system
  • Limitations and potential risks in grief work, due to research scarcity on the topic

Closure: Lessons Learned

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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Total Reviews: 119

Comments

Judith W - Dumfries, Virginia

"Dr. Rhoton is brilliant and I love the associated technology of the webcast!"

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