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Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist–Individual 2016 version

Trauma Competency for the 21st Century
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Video: 16h 55m
Language: English
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Presenter: Dr. J. Eric Gentry, LMHC
The Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Individual (CCTS-I) presented by Dr. J. Eric Gentry, LMHC is a 17 hour training designed to give the participant a working knowledge of how to engage in the process of trauma treatment. Focusing not only on interventions, but how to sequence the interventions to maximize outcomes.
This training is designed to improve the quality of treatment for those that have experienced trauma.  There will be a focus on the active ingredients – the things that are common factors that help all treatment work become better and work more efficiently.
Objectives of the CCTS-I Training:
•Compare and contrast evidence-based-interventions, common factors, and emerging trends for effective treatment of traumatic stress
•Identify the common factors for healing traumatic stress
•Comprehend the importance of therapeutic relationship and positive expectancy (relational factors) for positive outcomes in treatment
•Articulate the role of reciprocal inhibition, relaxation, self-regulation, exposure and narrative in the treatment of traumatic stress
•Understand concept and procedure for enhancing therapeutic relationship as method for increasing positive outcomes
•Appreciate the potential deleterious personal effects associated with treating traumatic stress

This course meets the educational requirement for the Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Individual (CCTSI) when applying to the Trauma Institute International (TII). For eligibility, please visit the TII website for details.

You will learn

✓ The focus is to increase understanding of individuals through the trauma/adversity history lens. Motivation and meaning of behaviors will be explored and defined as an attempt to decrease feelings of distress. Trauma-informed care is an established practice that can dramatically improve the outcomes for individuals, children, and families.


• This is a discussion of the elements of trauma informed care and supporting materials on the nature of how trauma/adversity can impact life and health throughout the lifespan.

This course is for

• Mental health, counselors, teachers, probation, courts, child-protective agencies, clergy
CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute, LLC
Dr. Robert Rhoton, CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute and President at the Trauma Institute International possesses a rich history of experience in the mental health field. Dr. Rhoton has supervised multiple outpatient clinics, juvenile justice programs, and intensive outpatient substance abuse programs for adolescents, day treatment programs for youth and children, adult offender programs and child and family therapeutic services. Additionally, Dr. Rhoton has advanced training in child and adolescent trauma treatment, family therapy, and family trauma. Dr. Rhoton served as president of the Arizona Trauma Therapy Network from 2010 through 2012. Dr. Rhoton was a Professor at Ottawa University in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department whose primary interests were training counselors to work with traumagenic family dynamics, child and family trauma, and non-egoic models of treatment. Dr. Rhoton is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and collaborates and consults with numerous Arizona agencies fine tuning their understanding of trauma and the impact of developmental trauma on the individual and family. Dr. Rhoton has served on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task force, currently is on a SAMHSA Technical Assistance committee working with trauma and education. Dr. Rhoton also works with Arizona State Epidemiologists around the identifying of concrete markers and the predictive nature of public health impact of early developmental trauma on Arizona children.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 16h 55m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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