Module IV

Module IV - Two days via online live interactive webinar format (12 hours didactic)

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.

Module I:

  • Appendix E. Client Safety, EMDR Dissociative Disorders Task Force Recommended Guidelines: A General Guide to EMDR’s Use in the Dissociative Disorders (pp. 498-502)

Additional Resources

EMDRIA Membership Information

EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) offers several levels of annual membership. For more information on the levels of membership as well as the benefits of membership, visit the membership area of the EMDRIA Website.

Target Audience

Content Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives

Module IV

Day Nine

  • Name at least three indicators of readiness for standard EMDR therapy
  • Describe at least 3 strategies to aid recognizing and addressing over-accessing or over-activation of traumatic material
  • Describe at least 3 additional tools to evaluate diagnostic evaluation in Phase I
  • Identify when to apply extended Preparation/Phase II in EMDR therapy for more complex presentations

Day Ten

  • Articulate three ways History Taking/Phase I differs for clients presenting with histories of complex trauma
  • Describe the difference between first-level and second-level interventions in Preparation/Phase II
  • Describe modifications to treatment planning based on simple PTSD, complex trauma, and dissociative case presentation examples
  • Describe at least three potential legal and ethical issues that commonly arise in application of EMDR therapy
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.00 APA
    The 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 ACE
    The 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.
Course opens: 
08/31/2021
Course expires: 
07/31/2022
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Available Credit

  • 12.00 APA
    The 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 ACE
    The 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.
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Required Hardware/software

ISSTD uses Zoom for our virtual EMDR Modules. Information on system requirements can be found here