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The Critical Issues in Trauma Resolution Workshop addresses the ACE study, and its significance and trauma informed care.  The critical issues for trauma resolution are addressed.

Continuing education designed for Psychologists, Social Workers and Mental Health care professionals, this seminar introduces SAMSHA-evidence-based techniques in the resolution of PTSD and trauma-related disorders. This seminar incorporates actual client session audio and video throughout.

1) Contrast the roles of the amygdala & hippocampus with respect to trauma reactivation

a) The ACE study and the distinction between adversity and trauma

b) How benign and painful memories differ affectively and cognitively

c) The roles of the amygdala and hippocampus in reaction, storage and expression

2) Compare primary & secondary conditioned responses and present vs absent flashbacks

a) How stimulus and response differ from cause and effect

b) The “mindlessness” of the conditioned response, obvious and subliminal triggers

c) Primary and secondary incidents in sequence by association

3) Distinguish between coping or management procedures and trauma resolution (TIR)

a) Who is and isn’t eligible for the Traumatic Incident Reduction/resolution process

b) Through the arousal curve: start to peak stress to resolution (session audio/video)

c) The essential elements of resolution and what it looks like, feels like (video)

We conduct CITR workshops frequently in Florida, New York, California, West Virginia and Germany. For dates and other locations, please check our CITR workshop schedule.

AMI is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Dept. of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. (CE Provider #50-17430).


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