Treating Risky and Compulsive Behaviour in Trauma Survivors
with Dr. John Briere
Learn practical interventions to safely process trauma- and attachment-related memories with your clients using a number of techniques from Dr. John Briere’s Reactive Avoidance Model. Associated interventions that directly address the emotional dysregulation and easily triggered states that lead to distress-reduction behaviors will also be explored.
John Briere, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, and Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, he is recipient of the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association. He is author or co-author of over 140 articles and chapters, 15 books, and 9 trauma-related psychological tests. Dr. Briere’s newest book is Treating Risky and Compulsive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors (Guilford, 2018).
Recorded January 23, 2019
The Neurobiology of Trauma
with Doug Bremner, MD & John Demos, MA, LCMHC
Join Dr. Doug Bremner as he explores the brain circuitry underlying Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, as well as the lasting impact that stress has on the brain and physical health. Get up to date on the latest research on Neurofeedback with John N. Demos, MA, LCMHC, BCIA-EEG and learn clinical applications for using Neurofeedback when working with client’s who have experienced trauma.
Recorded December 4, 2018
Dissociation in Children & Adolescents
with Fran Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT, & Ana Gómez, MC, LPC
Learn from two internationally renowned experts who both work with children and adolescents with complex trauma. Fran Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT, will explore the warning signs of dissociation with clinical examples, along with the core signs of dissociation. Ana Gómez, MC, LPC, will discuss the complex interactions between the caregiving system and the attachment system that lay the foundation for dissociative processes.
Recorded November 12, 2018
What Queer Folks Say They Need from Trauma Therapists
with Leah Keating, Ph.D., C.Psych. (Supervised Practice) & Jenna MacKay, MA, MSW, RSW
Two queer-identified, early career therapists and researchers, who have experience working with members of the LGBTQ+ community, will facilitate this webinar. They will present research focused on different types of trauma, as well as microaggressions (or insidious trauma) that LGBTQ+ participants have experienced when accessing mental health care. The presenters will explore practical strategies to improve the mental health care of LGBTQ+ people through a trauma-informed lens.
Recorded November 1, 2018