TIR Workshop

Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) Workshop
4 days – 28 Contact Hours

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Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) is a unique method of treatment. It is highly focused, directive, and controlled, yet wholly person-centered, non-interpretive, and nonjudgmental. In competent hands, TIR is a powerful tool for use in the rapid and successful resolution of virtually any trauma-related condition. TIR has also been successful in treating specific phobias, depression, and anxiety, as well as other unwanted feelings.

Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) is a very powerful technique for reducing the negative effects of traumatic and stressful incidents. It is so powerful that people are usually quite surprised when they experience this technique. Many clients who have experienced other therapies find that they feel better and more capable after each TIR session than they have ever experienced before. This is also true for counselors and therapists who take the TIR training workshop. In the workshop, participants actually give and receive real TIR sessions. After experiencing the technique from both viewpoints, the response is often something like “Wow! I had no idea how powerful this technique is. I’m amazed.”

Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) is listed on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices – www.tir.org

Workshop Training Outline:

*Basic TIR theory
*Application of the “Rules of Facilitation”
*Managing communication cycles
*Skills designed to facilitate handling client concerns that may occur in a TIR session
*The “Unblocking” procedure: theory, technique, demonstration, and practice sessions
*Basic and Thematic TIR
*TIR exercises and supervised practice in TIR
*Giving and receiving one or more TIR resp. unblocking sessions

Program Objectives:

As demonstrated through examination and supervised activities, the student will be able to:

*Explain the theory of the traumatic network
*Explain the theory and practice of Traumatic Incident Reduction
*Explain the theory and practice of Unblocking
*Describe clients for whom TIR is not appropriate
*Predict how reactivation (triggering) affects clients’ everyday lives
*Utilize communication exercises to increase rapport with clients
*Describe unresolved traumatic incidents as incomplete activity cycles
*Apply Traumatic Incident Reduction to a successful result
*Apply Unblocking to a successful result
*Use these structured, directive techniques in a client-centered way

For more information or to register contact:
Judith Steiner at (941) 485-8896 or
Email to familycenterflorida@gmail.com

Judith Steiner LMHC, Senior Traumatic Incident Reduction Trainer (TIR) and the Center for Family & Personal Growth, Inc. deliver seminars & workshops to professionals in liaison with Applied Metapsychology International (AMI). In the U.S. most of the the 4 day workshops are approved for 28 contact hours, the National Association of Social Workers, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), and may be submitted to the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists toward certification & recertification as a Trauma Specialist, Trauma Responder, or a Trauma Service Specialist. The TIR, LSR & TIR EA workshops delivered over 4 days.

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

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers, Provider #886415259 and approved for 28 NAADAC CEU’s, Provider #110444. The continuing education credits for this program may also be submitted to the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists towards certification and re-certificating as a Trauma Specialist, a Trauma Responder, and a Trauma Service Specialist.

Participants will be provided with documentation of credit hours that may be used in securing CE credits from their respective licensure boards and/or professional associations.

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