Session Four - Non-verbal treatments of trauma and other modalities of treatment (individual, couple, group, family)
Session Four – Content Level: Beginning and intermediate
Non-verbal treatments of trauma and other modalities of treatment (individual, couple, group, family)
For some clients, more traditional individual talk therapies are not sufficient. In this session, we will explore Sensorimotor Therapy as well as new non-conventional or alternative approaches to treatment of complex trauma. In addition, we will discuss systemic approaches (couples and families) and group treatments. Time will be given to discuss case material as it relates to the readings
1. Describe sensory-motor therapy and its utilization
2. Discuss systemic treatment approaches
3. Discuss the healing aspects of group treatment
4. Discuss some non-conventional treatments of complex trauma
5. Apply the above to cases in treatment
A. Ogden, P (2020) Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (pp. 509-532) in CA Courtois and JD Ford, eds. Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Adults, second edition. NY, NY: The Guilford Press.
B. Herman, JL (2015) Trauma and Recovery: The aftermath of violence – from domestic abuse to political terror. NY, NY: Basic Books pp. 214 – 236 (Chapter 11)
C. Courtois, CA, and Ford, JD (2013) Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach. NY, NY: The Guilford Press. pp. 190 – 231 (Chapter 7)
D. Pradhan, B., D’Amico, J.K., Makani, R. & Parikh, T. (2016) Nonconventional interventions for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder: Ketamine, repetitive trans-cranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), and alternative approaches, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 17:1, 35-54
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading A – sensorimotor psychotherapy
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading C – systemic approaches (couple, family)
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading B and C – group treatment
20 minutes: Discussion of Reading D – non-conventional and alternate approaches
40 minutes: Discussion of case materials applying the above readings to disguised cases
- 2.50 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.
- 2.50 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 2.50 continuing education credits.
- 2.50 ISSTD Certificate ProgramThis program is eligible for 2.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.