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The Body Keeps Score: Integration of Mind, Brain, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma - 6 CEs
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The Body Keeps Score: Integration of Mind, Brain, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma - 6 CEs

When: 10/30/2015
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Registration begins at 8:30 AM)
Where: The Lantana
43 Scanlon Drive
Randolph, Massachusetts  02368
United States
Presenter: Bessel van der Kolk, MD

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Presenter: Bessel van der Kolk, MD

Bessel van der Kolk, MD wrote the book on trauma.  Join your colleagues as he shares his knowledge and insights at this premier conference. Beginning with an examination of neuroscience research showing how children learn to regulate their arousal systems and focus on what is most relevant, Dr. van der Kolk will examine how trauma, abuse and neglect derail these processes and affect brain development. He will explain how fixation on the trauma and learned helplessness require interventions aimed at restoring active mastery and the capacity to attend to the here-and-now. With the aid of videotaped demonstrations and experiential demonstrations of affect regulation techniques, he will examine the role of body oriented therapies, neurofeedback, yoga, theater, IFS and EMDR in resolving the traumatic past and discuss the integration of these approaches during different stages of treatment. 

Participants will learn...

  • Recent developments in the treatment of PTSD, and the effects that they have been shown to have on the recovery of traumatized individuals.
  • Techniques of physical mastery, affect regulation and memory processing.
  • How mind and brain process trauma, and its lasting traces on multiple psychological and biological processes.

Approved for 6 CEs for Social Workers. LMHCs applied for.

Fees Information
Early Bird Rates*:
  • NASW Member -$120
  • Non-Member -$180
  • Retired or Unemployed NASW Member -$60
  • BSW/MSW Student Member -$35
  • BSW/MSW Student Non-Member -$45**
    (**Apply promo code 1030StudentNONMEMBERat checkout)
*Add $25if registering 10 business days or less in advance, or at the door.
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NASW MA Chapter
14 Beacon St., Suite 409
Boston, MA 02108
Make checks payable to "NASW".
REDUCED FEES:If you need a reduced fee in order to attend, kindly request it 10 business days or more prior to the program date by calling 617-227-9635 x 18. No one should be prevented from attending a CE program because of finances.
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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