SP04 – Resolving Trauma Without Drama: Four Present- and Future-Oriented Methods for Treating Trauma Briefly and Respectfully

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09 Dec 2018
08:30 - 09:30

SP04 – Resolving Trauma Without Drama: Four Present- and Future-Oriented Methods for Treating Trauma Briefly and Respectfully

All Levels

People with post-traumatic stress often suffer for years and develop a variety of troubling and often crippling problems. This talk will detail a philosophy and methods of working briefly and effectively with people who have been traumatized. An array of new methods have shown that previous conceptions and methods of working with trauma are unnecessarily long-term and re-traumatizing. These new approaches, rather than being based on the past and deterministic models, are oriented towards the present and future and a sense of possibilities. You will leave equipped with a different understanding of how to treat trauma and four specific methods you can use right away in your work.

Educational Objectives:

  1. List four effective ways of treating trauma
  2. Use at least one future-oriented method for resolving trauma
  3. List two kinds of permissions to help resolve trauma