Module I - Two days via online live interactive webinar format (12 hours didactic, 1 hour practicum)
Prior to each training module, participants should prepare by completing the following minimum reading from the required materials:
Shapiro, F. (2018). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (Emdr) therapy: basic principles, protocols, and procedures. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 1, Background (pp. 1-24)
- Chapter 2, Adaptive Information Processing: The Model as a Working Hypothesis (pp. 25-51)
- Chapter 3, Components of EMDR Therapy and Basic Treatment Effects (pp. 65-71 only)
- Chapter 4, Phase One: Client History (pp. 85-112)
- Chapter 6, Phases Four to Seven: Desensitization, Installation, Body Scan, and Closure (Phase Seven, pp. 155-159 only)
- Chapter 12, Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications (pp. 349-428)
- Go With That Magazine Fall 2020, Volume 25, Issue 3 [EMDR & Racial Trauma]
Content Level: Beginning/Introductory
- Define simple trauma, complex trauma, and traumatic dissociation
- Name at least five characteristics, clinical signs, or symptoms of traumatic dissociation
- Describe the Polyvagal Theory and its contribution to understandings about EMDR therapy and dissociative processes
- Define the elements of the Window of Tolerance framework and its relevance for understanding autonomic nervous system arousal, survival and defensive responses, and attachment challenges
- Define EMDR therapy
- Name, and provide a brief description for, the eight phases and three prongs of EMDR therapy
- Describe the major features of the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) model that informs case conceptualization and treatment in EMDR therapy
- Name, and provide a brief description for, the three stages of trauma treatment
- Name at least three ‘Red Flags’ for pathological dissociation
- Identify at least five trauma-related screening and assessment options
- Describe how to score the Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES-II)
- 12.00 APAThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- 12.00 ASWB ACEThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), #1744, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ISSTD maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 12.00 continuing education credits.