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Fostering Resilience: A Hands-On Experience - 3 CEs
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Fostering Resilience: A Hands-On Experience - 3 CEs

Fostering Resilience: A Hands-On Experience - 3 CEs with Patricia Thatcher, LICSW Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (Registration 9:00 AM with continental breakfast.) Framingham, MA

When: Saturday, May 2, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:45 PM (Registration 9:00 AM with continental breakfast.)
Where: Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
Presenter: Patricia Thatcher, LICSW

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Presenter: Patricia Thatcher, LICSW

Current research indicates that adverse stressful events experienced during childhood lead to significant problems in adulthood including anxiety, depression, dissociation, and a lack of resilience to successfully manage stress. Children who experience these adverse events also have difficulty developing positive beliefs about Self that would help them be more resilient and engage in their life in satisfactory ways. It is also documented that what the mind thinks, visualizes and tells itself the body responds to as real. By focusing the mind on specific topics, the brain can develop new neural networks/pathways that create new maps for attitude and behavioral changes.

Participants will learn...

  • Problematic stressful experiences that interfere with normal childhood development.

  • Positive qualities of self that develop during normal childhood development fostering resilience.

  • And experience mind/body modalities that enable them to connect to and strengthen positive qualities of self.

Patricia Thatcher, LICSW has over 30 years of experience working in the psychotherapeutic field specializing in the treatment of trauma and dissociation. She is especially interested in helping people transform their lives for positive outcomes. Pat presents at national conferences, teaches a variety of courses in her field on the treatment of trauma and dissociation and is past president of The New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation (NESTTD). She has a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she sees adults, children, couples and families.

Approved for 3 CEs for Social Workers, LMHCs, and LMFTs.

Fees Information
Early Bird Rates*:
  • NASW Member - $60
  • Non-Member - $90
  • Retired or Unemployed NASW Member - $30
  • BSW/MSW Student Member - $15
  • BSW/MSW Student Non-Member - $20**
    (**Apply promo code 502StudentNONMEMBER at checkout)
*Add $25 if registering 10 business days or less in advance, or at the door.
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NASW MA Chapter
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Boston, MA 02108
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SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS: If you require special accommodations to fully participate, including sign language interpreters, please specify in writing no later than 30 days prior to the event and we will be glad to discuss options.

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