This event is not sponsored by the Alumni Association and does not fall under the benefits of Founding Membership status.
(Fulfills partial training requirement for the Green Cross as a Certified Traumatologist)
When: May 4, 2019 / 8:30am – 5:00pm
Where: Richmont Graduate University- Atlanta Campus, 1900 The Exchange SE, Bldg. 100
Continuing Education: 7 NBCC CE Clock Hours Awarded. 7 CE Hours Awarded to Psychologists. Partial attendance is not awarded.
Target Audience: This is an intermediate level training for counseling professionals, students, and laypersons working with traumatized populations, including disaster survivors.
Presenter: Dr. Vanessa Snyder
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 GCAT course discusses diagnosis and DSM changes to child and adolescent trauma disorders. Attention is focused at treatment issues, treatment modalities, and the effects of crisis and disaster trauma versus long term chronic trauma. Specific intervention modalities are taught for skills development.
Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
|8:30 am||Welcome and Orientation to the Course
|9:10am||Review of Assessment and Treatment Course
|9.30am||Systemic Trauma Theory and Associated Traumatic Stress Responses
|10.45am||Systemic Trauma Theory and Associated Traumatic Stress Responses –Theories, Models, and Approaches
|11.45am||Plenary Discussion of special populations Represented by the Students
|1.30 pm||Adopting CISD/M and desensitization approaches to work with children, families, and groups with special consideration to context – the Family/Group Empowerment Approach
|2.30pm||Effectiveness in comparing and contrasting six (6) treatment approaches of PTSD applied to children and families:
|3.45 pm|| Review of the Academy of Traumatology’s Standards of Practice
|4.45 pm||Orientation to Self-Care with Working with Families and Children|
Registration: Click Here.
For questions about the course, please contact Dr. Vanessa Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Refund requests must be received prior to April 29 in order to receive a full refund.
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.