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      May 18, 2018

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      7016 Grandridge Boulevard
      Kennewick, Washington 99336

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      6 CEs Posttraumatic Growth May 18, 2018 (for Mental Health Professionals) Kennewick, WA

      POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS                                            6 CE CREDIT HOURS * $140 May 18, 2018 at Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA 8:30 - 3:30 PM Cost: $140 for One-Day Training (You have the option to pay at the door - choose under "Payment Option" upon checkout.) Students can register at a discounted rate by contacting Cindy Meyer: cindyretcs@gmail.com 360-359-3752 It is possible for the negative effects of trauma to be transformed into opportunities for growth and a deeper sense of purpose. This training has been approved for 6 CE’s for Washington State: Licensed Mental Health Counselors Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists Licensed Social Workers WMHCA Provider #1710 Note: Laypersons with interest in the topic are also invited to attend. QUESTIONS? Contact Cindy Meyer, Assistant Director, (360) 359-3752 Overview – Participants receive: a greater understanding of the key elements of posttraumatic growth. overview of clinical application: specific techniques to use in recognizing posttraumatic growth and using those techniques to facilitate posttraumatic growth with their clients. a greater understanding of how posttraumatic growth can stem from posttraumatic stress disorder. knowledge about the latest research relevant to posttraumatic growth and how that information is useful in assisting their clients. Note: This training combines both lecture and interactive learning. Learning Objectives: Definition of posttraumatic growth The difference between posttraumatic growth and resilience Research in the area of posttraumatic growth Specific techniques used to facilitate posttraumatic growth Examples of posttraumatic growth from clients Understanding the term “expert companion” and how a companion facilitates PTG Knowledge of emotional and physical reactions to emotional events Understanding the importance of emotional regulation as it pertains to facilitating PTG How to use instructive disclosure in PTG How to develop a personal narrative that provides a client an understanding of PTG Knowledge of posttraumatic growth and the link to spirituality and purpose Recognizing posttraumatic growth and how to facilitate posttraumatic growth with clients Applying knowledge gained in posttraumatic growth training in the workplace Workshop Leader: Keith Meyer, M.S., LMHC, has been a counselor for over 28 years, 15 of those years working with veterans & their families. His practice emphasizes serving people who have experienced trauma event(s), assists them in understanding how those experiences affect their lives, and how trauma can provide an opportunity for Posttraumatic Growth. Keith provides training on PTSD, Trauma, and Posttraumatic Growth to colleges, government agencies, mental health providers, medical health providers, and nonprofit agencies. In addition, he provides consultation on trauma issues to a variety of agencies, organization, mental health providers, and medical health providers. "Useful, critically important information for my work. Thank you!" - Recent training participant

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