One Day Webinar
Scott P. Sells, Ph.D., LCSW, MFT
Family Trauma Workshop
October 10th, 2020 – 9 -4 PST Online
Dr Sells wrote the first book that addresses trauma treatment for child and adolescents using a Family Systems Trauma (FST) model which goes beyond individual therapy to include the child and their entire family. Co-written by a renowned family therapist who created the Parenting with Love and Limits® model, it delivers a research-based , step-by-step approach that incorporates the child’s immediate family along with their extended family to treat the traumatized child or adolescent.
Using a “stress chart,” the child or adolescent’s trauma symptoms are quickly identified. This strategy guides therapists in accurately diagnosing root causes of the child’s trauma and culminates in the creation of co-created “wound playbooks” to heal trauma in both the child as well as other family members. Additional helpful features include extensive case examples, a menu of trauma techniques, wound playbook examples, evaluation forms, client handouts, and other practical tools to provide the therapist with a complete guide to implementing this approach, including working with on-line, teletherapy tools.
9 – 10am :
Motivational Phone Calls: How to Engage Resistant Parents, Couples, and Kids Into Trauma Treatment
A soft-start up vs. harsh start-up to treatment
7-question motivational phone call script to build rapport before treatment begins
10 – 12pm : Family Systems Trauma (FST) Assessment: Knowing Where to Tap?
Differences between Event-Based Trauma and Interactional Trauma. Role Play: Villain, Victim, or Hero- How to quickly join with a traumatized family?
Structural-Strategic Family Therapy in trauma treatment: A match made in heaven
The Stress Chart Technique: Diagnose key symptoms in the child and family
The Seed/Tree Diagram Technique: Four toxic seeds that cause family trauma
The Choice between stabilization and active trauma treatment
Setting the goals of family systems trauma treatment
12 – 1pm Lunch
1 – 2 pm : Family Systems Trauma Treatment: Step by Step
Revealing the Key Undercurrents through Feedback Loops
Reveal Trauma Playbooks to Heal the Child’s Trauma in the Here and Now
Reveal the Wound or Trauma Story Using Self-Regulation Tools Only if Needed
Video Case Example: A Police Officer Who Apologizes on His Knees for Domestic Violence to His Wife While His Son Watches and is Healed in the Process
2 pm – 4 pm : Troubleshooting and Dress Rehearsals
How to close loopholes in Trauma Playbooks with the family?
Create the Troubleshooting Countermoves Checklist technique
How to present the Troubleshooting Countermoves Checklist to the family?
How to conduct Role-Plays/Dress Rehearsals and Enactments
- AFTNC Full Member: $ 150
- Non-Member: $ 200
- Student & Early Career $ 75
- 6 CEUs for $ 25
Come join us for an engaging weekend!
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To save credit card fees: Please register for the $0 “offline payment,” Payment in the form of a check made out to AFTNC may be sent to Jay Smith, AFTNC Treasurer 1527 Delaware Street, Berkeley CA 94703.
Conference is limited to 80 participants, and is intended for mental health professionals and trainees.
CEs are provided by The Spiritual Competency Resources Center. CEs are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center which is co-sponsoring this program. Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content. SCRC is a California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP10318) for licensed nurses in California through the cosponsorship of Institute of Noetic Sciences. California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs and MFTs for programs from approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association. For questions about CE visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at email@example.com
Ram Gokul Scholarship Fund (Donate Here): AFTNC has created a scholarship fund in honor of the late Ram Gokul to help support members committed to family therapy who otherwise would not be able to afford to attend the conference. If you are interested in applying for the scholarship fund, please contact Jay Smith.
- Prices increase by $50 after Oct 1st
- Refunds before 10/1/2020 are subject to $35 processing fee
- Work Study/Scholarships for students may be available; inquire with firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information or questions, please contact the AFTNC Conference Committee at email@example.com.
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- 2016: Patricia Papernow, “Surviving & Thriving in Stepfamilies: What Works & What Doesn’t”
- 2015: Guy Diamond, “Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents”
- More past speakers and topics to come!