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Advanced Trauma Informed Practice

  • Continuing Education and Conference Centre St. Paul, Minnesota (map)
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Integrative Education Symposium - February 27 - 29, 2020

Course Description:

This one-day workshop provides clinicians experienced in working with children with trauma a deeper dive into clinical reasoning and intervention strategies. Problem solving and intervention will address emotional regulation, sensory regulation and movement integration to support the reorganization of trauma experiences. Clinicians are encouraged to bring videotape examples of permitted clients to the class for problem solving. The learning session will involve analysis and experiential lab opportunities. Completion of previous course work and/or a working knowledge of developmental trauma is a prerequisite for this class.

Course Objectives:

The participant will be able to:

  1. Develop integrated skills in combining intentional sensory interventions with

    psychotherapeutic principles.

  2. Evaluate and treat motor patterns commonly associated with trauma experiences.

  3. Develop increased self-awareness for enhanced therapeutic use of self.

  4. Discuss self-regulation skills for supporting emotionally dysregulated clients.


8:30 - 10:15 The only person you can change is yourself: Understanding what we personally bring to the therapeutic process
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Self-regulation as an aspect of the therapeutic process

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Sensory interventions as trauma therapy: Clinical reasoning and lab

2:30 – 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:30 Trauma in the body: Motor analysis reasoning and lab

Intended Audience:

Educational Level: Intermediate to Advanced Level
Audience: OTs, PTs, SLPs, Educators and interested others

6 Contact Hours (.6 AOTA CEUS)

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