Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Clinical and Forensic Considerations Training
Event on 2015-05-08 08:30:00
Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Clinical and Forensic Considerations Training
May 8, 2015 8:30am – 4:30pm
6.5 CEU's available (Social Work board, Mn Board of Marriage and Family and the MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy has also approved 6.5 CEUs for both licensed professional counselors (LPC) and licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC)
This training seminar is designed for professionals interested in developing a better understanding of Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) within clinical and forensic settings. Relevant research findings will be discussed throughout the training. A portion of this training will examine practical applications of Adlerian Theory when working with families and individuals affected by trauma and PTSD. Other topics of discussion will include the impact trauma and PTSD has on emotional and behavioral health, substance misuse, self-injurious and suicidal behaviors, and criminality. Special attention will focus on adverse childhood experiences (ACE) research, Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), and evidence-based interventions and screening options available for individuals affected by trauma and PTSD. Case studies, educational videos, and informational handouts will be used throughout this training.
Training Objectives: 1. Acquire knowledge about assessment tools, and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for trauma-related disorders.
2. Acquire knowledge about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research.
3. Examine evidence-based psychotherapeutic approaches appropriate for the treatment of trauma and PTSD.
4. Understand the complex relationship between trauma and PTSD and criminality.
5. Gain an awareness of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC).
6. Understand the practical applications of Adlerian Theory when working with individuals affected by trauma.
8:30am-9:15am Trauma and PTSD: History, Overview, and Key Research Findings (Rachel)
9:15am-9:45am DSM-5: Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders (Rachel)
9:45am-10:15am Trauma Informed Care (TIC) (Kate)
10:30am-11:00am Trauma and PTSD: Screening and Assessment Practices (Hal)
11:00am-11:30am Trauma and PTSD: Best Practices (Hal)
11:30am-12pm Trauma, PTSD, and Adlerian Psychotherapy (Pamela)
1pm-1:45pm Trauma, PTSD, and Sexual Offending (Harold)
1:45pm-2:30pm Trauma, PTSD, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (Karina)
2:45pm-3:15pm Trauma, PTSD, and Substance Misuse (Beth Jordan)
3:15pm-4:30pm Trauma, PTSD, and Self-Injurious and Suicidal Behaviors (Bruce)
Rachel Tiede, MA, MA, is employed at Pathways Counseling Center, Inc. as a mental health practitioner and clinical therapist trainee. Rachel has a Master’s degree in Education and a second Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Adler Graduate School. Rachel is also a Forensic Mental Health Research Assistant and professional trainer with the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) and has conducted trainings for other organizations throughout Minnesota. She has been trained in Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Thinking for Change (T4C), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Rachel appeared on Fox 9 News in an interview regarding high-conflict divorce and is currently writing a chapter for a text book on this topic. Rachel is also an adjunct instructor for Concordia University, St. Paul and Hamline University. She is also an active board member for the Midwest Alliance on Shaken Baby Syndrome (MASBS).
Kate Bailey, MPP, is the coordinator of the Trauma Informed Care Technical Assistance Center (TICTAC) at Minnesota Communities Caring for Children (MCCC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and the empowerment of families and communities in creating environments where all children thrive. Kate has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Pamela Oberoi is an Adler graduate who works as a psychotherapist and manages the Refugee Mental Health program at Pathways Counseling Center in St. Paul. A core Adlerian outlook shapes her approach to life and to working with individuals, couples, families, and communities.
Karina A. Forrest‐Perkins is a national speaker and consultant related to early childhood and adolescent neuro-development, the adaptive impact of overwhelming stress, and the intersection of this condition with substance use and abuse. Ms. Forrest-Perkins currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for The Wayside House, a women’s treatment center in Minneapolis and St. Louis Park MN. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota and Minnesota Communities Caring for Children. Ms. Forrest-Perkins is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and works primarily with youth and families experiencing the co-occurring conditions of trauma and chemical dependency. Ms. Forrest‐Perkins is passionate about the health and wellness of our most precious natural resource, our human capital. She believes in culturally relevant and community driven change; safe and innovative dialogues related to healing and resilience; and, investing in an empowered society that does not tolerate abuse and neglect of anyone, especially our most vulnerable. Ms. Forrest-Perkins received her Master’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations and currently serves as an instructor and training faculty member for the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS), Concordia University in St. Paul MN, and for the Heartland National Tuberculosis Center through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ms. Forrest-Perkins has served as a staff member or task force appointee in three Oklahoma Governors’ administrations and was recently appointed to the Minnesota Governor’s Task Force on Medical Cannabis Research. In addition to her new position as CEO of The Wayside House, she has served in executive roles in residential adolescent co-occurring treatment, outpatient co-occurring treatment, and substance use prevention. Her four children live throughout the United States and are her inspiration. She is a member of the Cherokee and Choctaw Nations and lives with her husband and her cat in White Bear Lake MN.
Beth Jordan, MA, LPCC, LADC, spent 21 years as a peace officer in Minnesota. During that time she was trained and worked patrol, crisis negotiator, ERU team, gun instructor, Police Chaplain Coordinator, and over a decade with two of Minnesota's Critical Incident Stress Management teams. She also spent two years as the training officer in her department, as well as several years working at the Skills program for students entering the LE profession, and teaching psychology and law enforcement courses through Rasmussen College. Today she is in private practice providing training, counseling, and crisis response for departments and officers. She also works part-time for Vinland National Treatment Center and Pathways Counseling Center in St. Paul. Her specialties include PTSD and trauma, crisis, addictions, and communications. She has experience working with brain injury as well through her association with Vinland.
Bruce O'Leary, LMFT, is the Metro Area Clinical and Service director for Therapeutic Services Agency and co-owner and therapist for Spirit of Therapy. He has presented on subjects such as Self Injurious Behaviors, Mindfulness, Evidenced Based Practice and Breathwork. He is an adjunct professor teaching courses in Mindfulness Based Couples Counseling at St. Mary's University and is currently teaching clinicians Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.
Dr. Hal Pickett is the Director of Client Services of Headway Emotional Health Services, a non-profit community emotional health program in the Twin Cities. Dr. Pickett has been practicing Psychology since 1995 and was a practicing Physical Therawpist prior to that. He completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Pediatrics and then worked for ten years in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training, teaching and doing outpatient child, adolescent and family work. Dr. Pickett became a Diplomat with the American Psychological Association in Child and Adolescent Psychology in 2012. Dr. Pickett also holds Graduate Certificates in Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness, Animal Assisted Therapy, and Forensic Mental Health from Concordia University. Dr. Pickett has extensive experience working with juveniles that intersect the mental health and corrections arena both in Forensic Assessment and treatment. Dr. Pickett’s interest is in the interface of severe mental illness and criminal behavior.
Harold C. LeBlanc works at Project Pathfinder providing outpatient sex offender treatment for a wide variety of clients. He is a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC #00537), a board-certified licensure supervisor, and a dissertation-phase PhD candidate in Expressive Arts Therapy at the European Graduate School (www.egs.edu). Mr. LeBlanc has been providing therapy to clients since 2008, and has 4 years experience working with sex offenders in forensic and outpatient settings. Mr. LeBlanc has treated issues of trauma in both offending and non-offending populations, and has extensive experience with somatic and action-based methods of treatment.
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