Product Detail

Restoring Life After Sexual Trauma
Digital Seminar
$189.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
MELISSA BRADLEY BALL, MS, NCC, BCETS, FAAETS
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
8/6/2012
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020115
Objectives
Determine which stage of functioning the client is in and recognize his/her developmental needs

Process trauma safely and effectively using macro and micro aspects of their story

Discuss therapeutic approaches for couples where a partner has experienced sexual trauma and overcome relationship challenges

Identify primary trauma from secondary trauma also known as themis and betrayal trauma

Assist clients to mourn the matrix of grief

Address how to effectively establish or reinforce intimacy and trust in couples

Evaluate how long-term early sexual trauma can cause trauma imprints

Determine how to effectively set up and "install" resources for somatic, emotional, and cognitive therapy
Outline

 

 

FOUNDATIONAL ESSENTIALS OF TRAUMA

  • The essentials any professional working with trauma needs to know

 

LEVELS OF FUNCTIONING 

  • Victim
  • Survivor
  • Thriver
  • What are the developmental needs in each level?
  • Immediately treatment vs. decades later treatment

 

UNDERSTANDING THE PROGRESSION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT THE IMPACT ON THE COMPLEXITY OF TRAUMA 

  • Identification of "potholes" and best trauma approaches to deal with them
  • Trauma imprints and their complications
    • shame, arousal, and relationships
  • Trauma rituals
    • repetition and why it happens
    • how to redirect the ritual
  • Themis—the often hidden PRIMARY trauma
  • Trauma composites—recognizing and dismantling
  • Somatic, cognitive, behavioral, emotional, sensory details
  • Sexual trauma activation over the course of a lifespan
  • Developmental (possible) "flare up" times
    • pregnancy
    • surgery
    • developmental stages
    • loss
  • Medical—reactivation of sexual trauma
  • When medical issues mimic sexual trauma   

 

TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS WITH INDIVIDUALS AND COUPLES

  • Assessing strengths and deficits of Post-Traumatic Growth
  • Which approach? Group, couple, individual, or family? When? How?
  • Setting up Resources
    • Somatic grounding—creating safety and resetting natural survival responses
    • Energy psychology approaches
    • Cognitive-behavioral approaches and creation of positive portfolios
    • "Preparing the team"—assembling the internal team and 
    • Utilizing external supports as assistants—spouse/partner, family, and friends
    • Reclaiming the ability for intimacy (couples)
    • Making Sense and Meaning
      • the heroic journey resilience narrative
      • utilizing movies and literature as resources
      • assisting the client to incorporate resources from their spiritual tradition
      • memories: micro or macro—titrating pain and incorporating the narrative

 

SPECIAL AREAS AND CONSIDERATIONS OF SEXUAL TRAUMA

  • Dissociation
  • Addictions
  • Axis II
  • Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
  • Sex trafficking
  • High profile media cases

 

DISCUSSION OF ADJUNCT THERAPIES

  • Bodywork: Breema, Reiki, massage, acupuncture, and more
  • Appropriate timing of encouraging other resources
Author

MELISSA BRADLEY BALL, MS, NCC, BCETS, FAAETS

MELISSA (MISSY) BRADLEY-BALL, MS, NCC, BCETS, FAAETS, is a nationally recognized clinical educator, corporate consultant, domestic mediator and author with over 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist providing individual, group, and family therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Master of Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Her extensive EMDR training (Level I, II, and specialized protocols) helped her become a trailblazer in the field of sexual trauma through a resilience and Post-traumatic Growth model and she often trains personnel at medical/mental health agencies, universities, school systems, and Veteran’s Administration facilities. She has recently served on a five-person subject matters expert panel for the Pentagon’s programs on sexual harassment, assault and resilience. A former Child Sexual Abuse Investigator and expert court witness, Mrs. Bradley-Ball has also delivered seminars to more than 200,000 medical, behavioral health, law enforcement, educators, clergy, and military professionals, as well as the general public, in all 50 states, Canada, and Central America. She was a primary speaker for the first National Conference on Post-Traumatic Growth in 2011.

Her frequent keynote addresses at regional and national conferences—as well as television and radio news broadcasts—have won her the Scripps Howard Award for Broadcasting Excellence, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and numerous other accolades. She just completed a PBS special about the heroic journey of children healing from divorce. More about Bradley-Ball can be found on her website www.theheroicjourney.org 
 
 Disclosures:
Financial: Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists

Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education Information
This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.


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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
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This educational offering has been approved by Vyne Education, LLC., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 continuing education hours. NAADAC Provider #77600, Vyne Education, LLC. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Content includes elements of one of the NAADAC 8 Counselor Skills Group. Full attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the NAADAC guidelines.

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors - California: Provider approved by CFAAP/CAADAC, Provider Number OS-07-902-1117 for 6 CEH’s.

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Counselors - Illinois: Vyne Education, LLC. is a registered counselor continuing education sponsor approved through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (license # 197-000144). This educational offering is offered for (6) contact hours of continuing education for counselors. Licensed counselors in other states should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Counselors - New York: Vyne Education, LLC., is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0027. This educational offering is acceptable for 6 continuing education hours. Full attendance is required to receive credit for Mental Health Counselors; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the State Board guidelines.

Counselors - Ohio
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Counselors - South Carolina: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved sponsor with the South Carolina Board of Examiners for LPC, AC and MFTs (Provider #104). This educational offering is offered for 6 continuing education hours.

Counselor - Texas: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved sponsor of continuing education for licensed professional counselors through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (Provider number 2709). This course is offered for 6 clock hours.

Counselors - California: The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Counselors - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.

Marriage & Family Therapists: This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Marriage & Family Therapists - Illinois: Vyne Education, LLC. is a registered marriage and family therapist continuing education sponsor approved through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (license # 168-000172). This educational offering is offered for (6) contact hours of continuing education for marriage and family therapist. Licensed marriage and family therapist in other states should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Marriage & Family Therapists - New York: Vyne Education, LLC., is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0020. This educational offering is acceptable for 6 continuing education hours. Full attendance is required to receive credit for Marriage and Family Therapists; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the State Board guidelines.

Marriage & Family Therapists - Ohio
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (provider #RCT091001). This educational offering is offered for six (6) clock hours of continuing education for marriage family therapists only. Licensed marriage and family therapists in other states should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Marriage & Family Therapists - South Carolina: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved sponsor with the South Carolina Board of Examiners for LPC, AC and MFTs (Provider #104). This educational offering is offered for 6 continuing education hours.

Marriage & Family Therapists - Texas: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved sponsor of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider number 195). This educational offering is offered for 6 clock hours.

Marriage & Family Therapists - California: The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Marriage & Family Therapists - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


Nurse Practitioners
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Psychologists
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational offering offers 6 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologist, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.


Social Workers
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Social Workers - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


Social Workers - New York
Vyne Education, LLC., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Social Workers #0043. This educational offering is acceptable for 6 continuing education hours. Full attendance is required to receive credit for Social Workers; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the State Board guidelines.


Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.


Educators: This educational offering may qualify toward your professional development requirement. The educational offering consists of 6 clock hours. Use this information and your board rules and regulations to calculate professional development/continuing education credit.

Audience
Psychologists
Psychotherapists
Social Workers
Marriage and Family Therapists
Licensed Professional Counselors
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Case Managers
Crisis Intervention Counselors
School Psychologists
Guidance Counselors
Pastoral Counselors and Clergy
Reviews

Engrossing and inspiring, Melissa Bradley-Ball's presentation speaks to her dedicated work in the field of trauma. Her seminars are important for therapists and trauma survivors alike.
Steven Levenkron, PhD, Best-selling author of Best Little Girl in the World; Cutting; and Stolen Tomorrows: Understanding and Treating Women's Childhood Sexual Abuse
New York, NY


Missy is an outstanding presenter of great mental health wisdom, in unpretentious, user-friendly stories and case examples. But the clinical judgment embedded in her presentation is breathtaking!
Jennifer Stone, PhD
Memphis, TN


Best seminar I ever attended.  So many memorable clinical, real-life examples. Focus on process interventions. Just excellent. Depth of understanding of speaker of this content phenomenal.
Marie Kirsch, Nurse Practitioner and Educator