to the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association
Florida Mental Health Counselors Association | 2101 Vista Parkway, Suite 124 West Palm Beach, FL 33411 | 561-228-6129
This two day workshop explore the childhood issues and anticedent to risk and resiliency to trauma situations and explores reactions and symptoms of the major DSM 5 diagnostic disorders related to trauma in children, adolescents, and the family structure. Emphasis is placed and effective evidence based interventions and specific skills such as 'modified sandtray, use of methaohor, and story narrative are explored.
This CE discusses diagnosis and DSM changes about child and adolescent trauma disorders. Attention is focused at treatment issues, treatment modalities, and the effects of crisis and disaster trauma versus long term chronic trauma. Specific intervention modalities are taught for skills development. With families,the focus of psychological first aid is to understand the wide range of needs of survivors across the developmental life span. Emphasis is placed on cultural awareness, flexible methodology, and research best practices.