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Introduction to Trauma Informed Therapy

Online Live Webinar: Real-Time, Interactive Training

Workshop Information

Studies have found that 90% of mental health clients have experienced a traumatic event in their lives. As practitioners, we realize that providing trauma-focused treatment is an important part of our work. These days, we are inundated with a variety of competing trauma-focused treatments; it can be hard to understand which approach might be best.

 

In this workshop, you’ll learn about trauma and its manifestations in neurobiology, emotions and behaviors. We’ll discuss the universal mechanisms for healing trauma and touch on the different trauma treatments. In addition, we’ll review the evidence base and efficacy for each treatment, helping you decide the best fit for both you and your client.

Course Level: Intermediate

Target Audience: Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, other mental health professionals
WORKSHOP DETAILS

Date: Friday, March 4, 2022

Time: Sign-In: 8:30am EST – Workshop: 8:45am-4:00pm EST

Location: Online, Live, Real-Time & Interactive Webinar via Zoom – Category I CE Credits (same as in-person!)

Cost (includes 6.0 CE Credits):

$149 early registration through Feb 25

$165 after Feb 25, 2022

$130 per person Group Registration for groups of 3 or more (Click HERE to register a group)

Registration: Registration closes 1 hour prior to the training. Participants may register online (click Register Now below to visit the Group Registration Page for group of 3+) or by Mail.

Presenter: Eva Chiriboga, Psy.D.
 

CE Credits: 6.0 Category I MD and DC Social Work CE Credits (same as in-person) – See below for credit details

Presenter
Eva Chiriboga, Psy.D.

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Dr. Eva Chiriboga is a licensed clinical psychologist in Maryland, Virginia, and DC. She has been working with trauma since 2009, beginning with her work at Sheppard Pratt Hospital on their Trauma Disorders unit. Since then, she got her Masters in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Trauma Studies from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia PA, and her doctoral degree from Long Island University Post, a small school in Long Island that focused on providing treatment for underserved populations. In the course of her career, Dr. Chiriboga has worked with 9/11 first responders, gang members, sexual assault and domestic violence survivors, as well as military veterans. Dr. Chiriboga’s breadth of training in trauma-focused treatment allows her to address trauma treatment from a transtheoretical perspective. She is trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy, EMDR and Prolonged Exposure, as well as psychodynamic treatments for trauma. Dr. Chiriboga is also a certified yoga teacher and has become versed in mind-body techniques for treating trauma.

Dr. Chiriboga is the owner of Sanctuary at the Spring, a telehealth psychology practice

COURSE AGENDA

COURSE OBJECTIVES

After attending this course, participants will be able to…

  1. Understand DSM-5 Classification of Trauma & Stressor-related disorders, including definition of a trauma and 5 clusters of PTSD

  2. Explain the neurobiology of trauma and PTSD, as well as emotional and behavioral sequelae

  3. Understand a transtheoretical perspective of trauma-focused treatment

  4. Explain the universal mechanisms that treat PTSD

  5. Identify various treatment modalities for trauma treatment with a review of the evidence base for each. (ie Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Somatic Experiencing, Polyvagal Theory, IFS, EMDR, etc.)

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CE CREDIT INFO

All attendees receive Maryland and DC Social Work CE credits. These credits are accepted for:

  • Maryland Licensed Professional Counselors

  • Maryland Social Workers

  • Maryland Psychologists

  • Maryland Substance Abuse Counselors

  • Maryland Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Maryland Residential Child Care Professionals

  • DC Social Workers

  • DC Licensed Professional Counselors

  • Virginia Social Workers

  • West Virginia Social Workers

  • New Jersey Social Workers

  • Alabama Social Workers

  • Don't see your licensure listed here? Contact your licensing board and ask if they accept Maryland or DC Social Work approved credits. Many states automatically accept credits approved by another state licensing board.
     

Maryland CEU Institute/Optimal Life Solutions, LLC is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) for continuing education credits (Category 1 CE Credits). Our workshops are also approved for credit through the DC Board of Social Work.  For more information please visit our FAQ page.

DISCLAIMER

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state’s laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please send us an email at info@maryalndceu.com or complete our Contact Us form. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Course Interaction & System Requirements: 

This live webinar is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.


Minimum System requirements:

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

  • A computer or device to watch AND listen to the training as well as type questions or responses into the Zoom chat function (view full list of compatible devices and supported operating systems

Strongly Recommended: 

  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in, USB plug-in, or:

​View the FULL LIST of compatible operating systems and system requirements.

Course Completion Requirements:

To earn CE Credit attendees must fulfill the following:

  1. Login to the training (Zoom) on time and ensure that you first and last name are showing in Zoom (message staff if unsure or need help).

  2. Complete a separate Virtual Sign-In Sheet by training start time (link provided in Zoom).

  3. Attend training in full and participate.

  4. Complete online evaluation at conclusion (link provided in Zoom).

 

If all of the above criteria are met your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 7 days of training completion.

Refund and Cancellations:
To request a refund or cancellation please submit the required information through our Contact page. Please visit our Terms of Service for full refund and cancellation policies.

Accommodations:
Please email info@marylandceu.com or submit a Contact form to request an accommodation at least 30 days prior to the training you wish to attend.

Complaints or Grievances: 
All complaints or concerns must be submitted in writing by:

Submitting a Contact Form
OR

Emailing concerns to info@marylandceu.com
 

An email will be sent to acknowledge receipt and complaints will be responded to within 30 days. For full MD CEU Institute Grievance policy information visit our Terms of Service page.