This event is not sponsored by the Alumni Association and does not fall under the benefits of a Founding Membership.
(Fulfills training requirement for the Green Cross Compassion Fatigue Therapist Certification)
When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
8:30am -5:00pm (lunch on your own)
Where: Richmont Graduate University- Atlanta Campus, 1900 The Exchange SE, Bldg. 100, Atlanta, GA 30339
Continuing Education: 7 CE Credits Awarded. Partial attendance is not awarded.
Certification Criteria: This course satisfies the criteria for Certified Compassion Fatigue Therapist.
Pre-requisite: Compassion Stress Management or it’s equivalent
Target Audience: Clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, graduate students, and other professionals who counsel their peers who have been traumatized by their work in the trauma treatment profession.
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Presenter: Vanessa Snyder, PhD
Dr. Vanessa Snyder is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Traumatologist, and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She is a 2008 graduate as well as the VP of the Institute of Trauma and Recovery and the Dean of Clinical Affairs at Richmont Graduate University. She received her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University in VA. Her areas of research interests include: trauma in families, sexual abuse and trauma, trauma treatment with play/art therapy, assessment in treatment of adults who experience trauma/complex trauma, secondary traumatic stress, complex trauma model protocol used for human trafficking and dissociative disorders.
Topic: This workshop will enable each course participant to effectively build a therapeutic alliance and focus on the professional’s current self-care status, building a commitment to wellness and the motivation to fundamentally transform his or her work life style. This transformation to wellness includes but is not limited to teaching effective compassion stress management methods for both containment/control of unwanted distress and finding and applying effective desensitization methods in therapy.
Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
Part I: Challenges of Treating the Traumatized Practitioner
Part II: Overview of the Assessment for Compassion Fatigue
Part III: Overview of the MASTERS Approach to Wellness Transformation
Part IV: Personality, Psychological Readiness, and other Factors in Wellness Preparation
Part V: The Customer Personality Approach
Part VI: Application: Assessment of Self Care, Wellness, and Readiness for Compassion Fatigue Treatment
Part VII: Identifying Areas Preventing Wellness Transformation
Part VIII: Overview and Demonstration of Compassion Fatigue Desensitization Options
Part IX: Remission Prevention and Stress Management Program Development
Part X: Application of Wellness Transformation to Various Contexts
Part XI: Training and Supervision Issues
Q&A and Course/Instructor Evaluation
Registration: Click HERE
For questions regarding this course, please contact Dr. Vanessa Snyder (email@example.com).
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Refunds: Refund requests must be received prior to April 15, 2019 in order to receive a full refund.
There is no known commercial support for this program.
Richmont Graduate University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4534. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Richmont Graduate University is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychologist Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.