Donald F. deGraffenried, LCSW
EMDR Senior Trainer

EMDR Gold Standard Refresher:
With Theory and Practice

Kalani Retreat Center, Hawaii

Monday. June 25, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm

Participants will receive 6.00 EMDRIA CEC's

presented by Donald F. deGraffenried, LCSW
EMDR Senior Trainer

This one-day intensive workshop in EMDR therapy will combine a refresher on the theory of EMDR therapy, practical information about its use in community mental health settings and a practicum to strengthen skill with clients. The workshop will be held 9:00 to 4:00 at Kalani and offers 6.00 EMDRIA CEC's.

Workshop participants will review their existing EMDR therapy knowledge and continue to develop their existing baseline of training, with an eye towards identifying competency and expanding practice comfort.

Participants will review the eight phases of EMDR treatment, with attention to client safely, engagement and working with both under activated and over activated clients. The workshop will focus on the development of the negative cognition, resuming reprocessing of an unfinished target, processing triggers and future templates.

Cognitive interweaves will be briefly explored with innovative ways of offering these to clients.

About the Presenter:
Donald F. deGraffenried, LCSW - maintains a private practice in New Haven, Ct., focusing on patient trauma treatment and consultation/supervision to EMDR practitioners. He specializes in the treatment of complex PTSD with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is a passionate advocate for expanding EMDR into agency and community mental health settings. deGraffenried has extensive experience working with homicide survivors and victims of other violent crimes, using the EMDR Recent Event Protocol.

deGraffenried is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and a Senior Trainer for the Trauma Recovery EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program. He was invited to present papers at the EMDR International Association Annual Conferences in 2002 (San Diego), 2005 (Seattle), 2007 (Dallas), 2008 (Phoenix), 2009 (Atlanta) and 2010 (Minneapolis). In 2006 he was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the EMDR International Association. He is the author of the book "EMDR Therapy With Victims of Violence," published by Springer in May of 2018.

Contact Information:
Donald F. deGraffenried, LCSW
Trauma Treatment Associates
Expertise in Trauma Treatment with EMDR
The Consultation Center
389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT. 06511
Office: 203/675-3179
Offering: Treatment, Consultation & Training
PR Interview:
Trauma Recovery EMDR HAP Senior Trainer

Location: Kalani Retreat Center, at 12-6860 Kalapana-Kapoho Beach Road, Pahoa, HI 96778


8:30 am to 9:00 am

9:00 to 9:30
Overview of the day
"Participants Skills Checklist" - baseline & finding your strengths
The Phase Driven Model - Review of the Eight Phases of EMDR Therapy

9:30 to 10:30
Resonance in EMDR therapy and the Biofield
Over and Under Activated Clients - successful interventions
What is a completed session in EMDR therapy?

10:30 to 12:00
When is it appropriate to use the Recent Event Protocol?
Review from Level I - handout from the Level I Manual
How is the assessment done using the Recent Event Protocol? Engagement and how to support the assessment process - Phase II
What is the "Visual Assessment Tool" and how is it helpful in structuring and successfully completing the assessment?
Digital REP client session - listen, write out assessment and develop targets with the client and deciding where to start with in Phase IV

12:00 to 1:00

1:00 to 2:15
Five Specific Techniques to support clients during use of the Recent Event Protocol or other target with high SUDS:
Cognitive Interviews - review and creativity
Be focused, directive and ask permission
Support, support & support - highly verbally active in Phases IV
Feedback and substantial debriefing, your language
Be prepared for your feelings, reactions & transference
Call in after the first treatment session
More than one session per week indicated
Developing the Negative Cognition
Resuming an incomplete session

2:15 to 4:00
Three affect management tools useful with traumatized clients:
Heart Math - description, demonstration, handout
Stop Sign - description and demonstration
Healing Light visualization, description, demonstration, handout
Use of BLS with the above affect management tools to have a wider range of affect management tools.

1. Register for EMDR Gold Standard Refresher course in Registration Step 1.
2. Register at Kalani for room and board, or for their commuter rate in Registration Step 2. You must register with Kalani even if you plan on commuting, or your registration is not complete.

Registration Step 1

EMDR Gold Standard Refresher: With Theory and Practice Fee is $150. Use your credit card to register securely through PayPal below.

**Cancellation policy is $50.00 administraive fee to cancel the reservation.

Registration Step 2 - Please register for room and board with Sam Gordon at Kalani if you have not done so yet. Arrival on June 24 will be necessary in order to attend the class in the morning of 6/25/18. She will transfer your registration to our current venue of the Kohala Institute."

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