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Courtyard Marriott Toronto Mississauga West

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For mental health professionals who have completed an EMDRIA approved basic training (parts 1 & 2)


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Day 1 - Treating First-Responders and Military Personnel with Acute Stress, PTSD and Complex PTSD using EMDR Therapy


  • Foundations for Effective EMDR Treatment among First-Responders and Military Personnel

  • First-Responders and Soldiers – Understanding their way of life

  • Theoretical basis for effective treatment

  • Treating Acute stress, PTSD and Complex PTSD with EMDR Therapy

  • EMDR Early Intervention Models (EEI)

  • Treating PTSD and Complex PTSD: Clinical Issues

  • EMD, EMD(r), and EMDR approaches

  • Embedded Phase 2 Preparation with Phase 4 (Desensitization)

  • Ego States, Structural Dissociation and Complex Trauma

  • Treating Dissociative Exhibitions across the spectrum with EMDR Therapy

  • Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning for these special populations


Day 2 - Treating First-Responders and Military Suffering with Shame, Guilt and Moral Injury using EMDR Therapy


  • Understanding shame and guilt with clinical presentations and effective EMDR interventions

  • Guilt and shame defined with clinical examples

  • Moral injury: a new definition of old experiences

  • Moral injury: a multi-discipline perspective for first-responders, military, and veterans

  • The ancient Stoics and mental health

  • Psychology’s view of moral issues

  • Augustine’s just war theory and today’s law of modern warfare

  • Moral injury among military personnel

  • Moral injury among first-responders

  • Treating Shame, Guilt and Moral Injury with EMDR therapy

  • Clinical presentations of shame, guilt, and moral injury

  • The pervasiveness of shame in clinical presentation

  • Case conceptualization and treatment planning

  • Effective treatment of shame with EMDR therapy

  • Planning for the future with EMDR therapy’s three-prong approach.


Day 3 - First-Responders and Military Personnel: Addressing Dissociative Exhibitions and Suicidality with EMDR Therapy


  • Characteristics of stress-related sensory distortions: Dissociation and Suicidality

  • Treating dissociative exhibitions during EMDR therapy - case examples with video

  • When the meaning of life and death shifts - from dissociation to suicidality

  • The path of negative consequences: shame, depression, dissociation leading to suicidal ideation among first-responders and military personnel

  • Theories of Suicide – what has changed, what has not changed?

  • Suicidality: Assessment and Intervention among First-Responders and Military using

  • EMDR therapy

  • Recognizing the signs

  • Effective intervention strategies

  • Relationships in the midst of psychological injuries

  • Suicidality: Rebuilding hope


Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify 5 characteristics of military and first-responders

2. Participants will be able to identify and discuss four key principles of the for effective treatment

3. Participants will be able to list the major stress-related response/disorders across the dissociative spectrum.

4. Participants will be able to identify and discuss 6 symptoms of complex PTSD

5. Participants will be able to explain and discuss the incorporation of memory processing with extended preparation.

6. Participants will be able to recognize dissociative exhibitions commonly displayed by persons with complex PTSD

7. Participants will be able to explain and discuss 5 key factors in case conceptualization and treatment with these populations.




Agenda

Day 1

9am to 10:15 am

Registration

First Responders & Military: Understanding their way of life

AIP: Theoretical basis for effective treatment

The Dissociative Spectrum: Acute Stress to C-PTSD

10:15 am -10:35 am

Break

10:35 am - 12 pm

EMDR Intervention Protocols EEI, EMD, EMD(r) & EMDR

Treating PTSD and C-PTSD: Issues

12 pm – 1pm

lunch on your own

1 pm to 2:30 pm

Embedded Preparation:

Dissociation videos with discussion

2:30 pm -2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm - 5pm

Ego States & Structural Dissociation

Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning

Summary & Wrap-Up

Day 2

9am to 10:30 am

Review and Overview of Today

Defining guilt, shame & moral injury as wounds of violence

The impact of a shame-based life on quality of life

10:30 am - 10:50 am

Break

10:50 am - 12 pm

Moral injury through a multi-disciplinary lens

The impact of a shame-based life on quality of life – Road to Affirmation and Self-Efficacy

12 pm – 1pm

Lunch on your own

1 pm to 2:30 pm

Case conceptualization and treatment planning

Effective treatment of shame, guilt, & moral injury with EMDR.

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm - 5pm

3 categories of treating moral injury with EMDR therapy.

The power of forgiveness.

Summary & Wrap-up

Day 3

9am to 10:20 am

Review

Suicidality & Best Practice Programs

10:20 am - 10:40 am

Break

10:40 am - 12 pm

Suicidality Programs; What works/what to avoid

Suicidality: Religious

Views Objective # 1 video Video – Treating Moral Injury with EMDR

12 pm – 1pm

Lunch on your own

1 pm to 2:30 pm

Moral Injury interact with Suicide

Case Studies: Moral Injury and Suicidality

2:30 pm -2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm - 5pm

Treatment Planning

Video examples

Summary Discussion

Closing



About the Instructor


Dr. E. C. Hurley, DMin, PhD, was selected and trained as an EMDR trainer by Francine Shapiro, the developer of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He has provided EMDR trainings world-wide, including various locations in the United States, Europe, Israel, and Asia. A licensed psychotherapist since 1980 he has been trained in the major orientations of psychotherapy.

He is a Diplomate with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and an Approved Consultant and Trainer with the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and the EMDR Institute, as well as a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Psychological Society of Ireland.


E. C. was trained in EMDR following 9-11 and within a matter of months, decided to specialize in using EMDR in treatment of acute stress and post-traumatic stress disorders. He built a private practice into a community-based outpatient treatment center specializing in the use of EMDR therapy in the treatment of a broad spectrum of adverse life experiences. Clinically, he specializes in the treatment of persons suffering with complex PTSD across the dissociative spectrum. E. C. is the Founder/CEO of Soldier Center, a treatment and training center near Ft Campbell, KY which specializes in treating military personnel, veterans, first-responders and their families.


Dr. Hurley holds graduate degrees in pastoral counseling, counseling psychology and clinical psychology, with a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling and PhD in Clinical Psychology. A retired Colonel in the U.S. Army, his military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two Oak Leaf clusters), the Bronze Star Medal, the Legion of Merit, and the U.S. Army’s Air Assault badge.


He is the author of the chapter "EMDR therapy in the treatment of military sexual trauma" in the book Treating Military Sexual Trauma edited by Katz, L, (2015) and coauthored a chapter on EMDR therapy in the publication PTSD Case Book (2015) published by the American Psychological Association, and his published research Effective Treatment of Veterans With PTSD: Comparison Between Intensive Daily and Weekly EMDR Approaches (Hurley, 2018) comparing EMDR intensive daily treatment with weekly sessions with outcomes measured at one year follow-up. He is a frequent presenter at the EMDR International Association and numerous other professional conferences. Dr. Hurley is currently in contract with Springer Publishing to author the book A Clinicians Guide for Treating Active Military and Veteran Populations with EMDR Therapy to be published later this year. He is frequently an invited pre-conference presenter at EMDRIA's annual conference.


EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $599 plus admin fee + HST (ends December 15th, 2019).

REGULAR PRICE: $699 plus admin fee + HST (after December 15th, 2019).

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Start Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020

End Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020

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**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%

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*IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS, DISABILITY OR CONCERNS: Please contact Envision at info@envisionservices.ca or 403-801-6710

This training is held in facilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.



Continuing Education Credits:

18 EMDRIA CEs are available for this workshop

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA): The CEC application for Treating First Responders and Military with EMDR Foundations for Effective EMDR Treatment - 64947463 has been evaluated: 21 CEC hours were given for this event. A copy of the CEC form for attendees will be provided at the workshop.

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): Dr. E.C. Hurley, PhD has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP N. 6751.

Treating First Responders and Military with EMDR Therapy: Foundations for Effective EMDR Treatment has been approved for 21 CECs by NASW/CT and meets the Veterans Services requirement for license renewal. Approval by NASW/CT covers approval for CT LMFTs, LPCs, and licensed psychologists in Connecticut.

Continuing Education Provider (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 https://www.academeca.com/CEUReg/SeminarInfo.aspx?seminarId=3229 (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.

Cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

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. 18 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. (18) clock hours. Live in-person.

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. (18) 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 in-person.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (18) 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. (18) 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. (18) contact hours. Live in-person.
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. (18) contact hours. Live in-person.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (18) clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 18 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. (18) contact hours. Live in-person.

Chemical Dependency Counselors
CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0220 for (18) 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, (18) 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 (18) CE Hours.

Nurses
CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for (18) contact hours





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Toronto (Mississauga), ON L5W 1N6

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