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The Power of the Pain: Using EMDR Therapy and Addiction Protocols

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Explore the use of EMDR in treating chemical dependency and other addictive/compulsive behaviours - w/ clients who are not yet abstinent

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The Power of the Pain: Using EMDR Therapy and Addiction Protocols to address Compulsive Behaviors and Substance Use Disorders

Presented by Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC

12 EMDRIA CEUs Available (must attend live)

Recording available!

This online workshop is a two-day event that includes practicum time!

Intermediate Level. Proof of basic EMDR training required to attend.

Through the use of demonstration, case presentation, lecture, and video clips, this workshop explores the use of EMDR in the treatment of chemical dependency and other addictive/compulsive behaviors—specifically with clients who are not yet abstinent. This treatment focused workshop teaches you how to stabilize clients and desensitize addiction memory networks without triggering increased substance use or relapse.

Online Workshop Goals​

Phase 1: Learn history and case conceptualization concerns unique to Clients with histories of addictions.

Phase 2: Increase your knowledge of stabilization techniques used with persons with addictions. Grow more confidence about your ability to address the needs of non-abstinent Clients.

Phase 3-8: Learn how to desensitize the urges, cravings, and feeling states that trigger self-defeating behaviors. Increase your ability to create solid target sequence plans that will help your Clients create lives worth staying abstinent for.

Learning Objectives, participants will be able to:

• Articulate how trauma symptoms increase vulnerability to addiction.

• Explain the basic findings of the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) Study.

• Identify history taking questions that can be used to assess readiness for trauma processing.

• Describe how to use motivational interviewing techniques in the history taking Phase of EMDR therapy.

• Identify two common resourcing needs of persons with histories of complex trauma and addiction.

• Identify at least 2 addiction specific stabilization options to use in Phase 2 of EMDR therapy.

• Describe the steps involved in addressing and desensitizing cravings, urges and triggers related to substance/behavioral addictions.

• Define the term: maladaptive positive feeling state.

• Identify how to address the maladaptive “positive” feelings, body sensations or irrational cognitions linked to addictions.

• Describe when addressing underlying trauma using Standard Protocol EMDR would be appropriate.

• Discern when the use of Addiction Protocols would be appropriate.

• Identify treatment planning options, and common NC/PC’s.

• Apply EMDR therapy to address common treatment barriers.

Program Timeline and Content

Day One

8:00 AM - 9:30am: Intro of Presenter and brief survey of knowledge base of audience. Introduction to the use of EMDR with addiction and the connection between trauma and addiction—citing research in this area. Discussion about using EMDR to address active addiction versus waiting for abstinence.

9:30-10:00: How to take a trauma/addiction sensitive client history and assess for stage of change and common risk factors. Lecture and video clips.

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15-11:30: History continued. Practicum—History taking and motivational interviewing questions.

11:30-12:30: Lunch break

12:30-1:00: Review of phase 2 protocols and preparation phase and the use of A.J. Popky’s “Positive Treatment Goal”, addiction specific resources, and the use of future template to build access to healthier coping skills. Video, demonstration, and practicum.

1:00-2:00: Practicum—Resource Enhancement and Positive Treatment goal

2:00-2:15: Break

2:15-3:00 Desensitizing triggers, urges, and cravings. A.J. Popky’s DeTUR protocol and other protocols that address these components of addiction memory. Lecture and video clips.

3:00-3:30 Review—questions and answers

Day Two

8:30-9:30 Practicum-Desensitizing urges, cravings and triggers

9:30-9:45 Introduction to how to identify “Maladaptive Positive Feeling States”, Miller’s Feeling State Protocol and Knipe’s Level of Positive Affect Protocol

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-11:15 How to desensitize “Maladaptive Positive Feeling States”. Lecture and video clips.

11:15-12:15 Lunch (on your own)

12:15-1:15 Practicum—Desensitizing “Maladaptive Positive Feeling States”.

1:15- 1:30 The use of the Standard EMDR Protocol to address common treatment barriers.

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45-2:00 Treatment “flow chart”—presentation about treatment planning considerations.

2:00-3:00 Sculpture Group Demonstration—reviewing “treatment map” or choices when working with addictions.

3:00-3:30 “Floating forward” to Monday—consultation/questions about using concepts presented in the training with clients in the future

*Refund policy

Refunds on purchased tickets are available up until 45 days before the date of the workshop (no refund after this date). Refunds will include the ticket price less a $75 processing fee for all refunds/price adjustments. *Prices subject to change. Refunds within 45 days of workshops will be in the form of a workshop credit and workshop credits do not expire.

**Cancellations/Changes

The workshop may be cancelled or postponed 45 days prior to its date due to under-enrollment or other circumstances. Participants may want to wait before making travel arrangements. The workshop shall be cancelled or postponed if unforeseen circumstances, such as presenter illness and/or a natural disaster (a flood, earthquake, tsunami, wildfire, or other major incident) arises. Participants will be refunded 100%

All grievances must be in writing to info@envisionservices.ca, and will be replied to within 5 - 10 business days.

*IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS, DISABILITY OR CONCERNS: Please contact Envision at info@envisionservices.ca

Continuing Education

- 12 EMDRIA CEUS are available for this workshop

- The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation has approved this workshop for 12 continuing education hours (CEU’s).

Continuing Education Provider (R. Cassidy Seminars)- This event is cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402The following CEUs are available at an extra cost. Payment must be made directly to R. Cassidy Seminars.

R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at R. Cassidy Seminars (an additional fee for CEs applies, fee not included as part of the workshop tuition). Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

​Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in and out each day, attended the entire seminar, and completed an evaluation in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out each day will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates available after satisfactory course completion at www.ceuregistration.com

Psychologists

R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 12 CE hours

Psychoanalysts

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (12) clock hours. Live online.

Social Workers

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and other states’ licensing board approvals for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Social Work boards accept either APA or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes social Workers.

IL-SWs: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #159.000782. (12) hours.

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for # contact hours Live online.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (12) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and other states’ licensing board approvals for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes MFTS and Counselors.

IL-MFTs: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. (12) hours.

NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (12) contact hours. Live online.

NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (12) contact hours. Live online.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (12) clock hours, #RCST110701

TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 12 CE hours.

Creative Arts Therapists

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists, #CAT-0005. (12) contact hours. Live online.

Chemical Dependency Counselors

CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0222 for (12) CEHs. CCAPP is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states

TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, (12) hours general. Expires 3/31/2021. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.

Educators

TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is (12) CE Hours.

Nurses

CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for (12) contact hours

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days Or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often And while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions Or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

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