This book course is designed for all levels of mental health practitioners to help them learn about the EMDR methodology, and an opportunity for those EMDR trained clinicians to review protocols and procedures while earning 8 CE credits.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is not a substitute for the EMDR Basic Training and does not qualify as training in EMDR.
BOOK TITLE: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols and Procedures, 2nd Edition, by Francine Shapiro, PhD (Guilford Press, 2001).
BOOK DESCRIPTION: This book is the definitive guide to EMDR and the textbook for EMDR Basic Training. Readers will learn about this well-researched psychotherapeutic approach for treatment of PTSD and other trauma related disorders, including: the development of EMDR, current research, the Adaptive Information Processing model, client selection, theoretical constructs and possible underlying mechanisms, the eight phases of treatment, and protocols and procedures for treatment of adults and children with a range of presenting problems. Readers of this book will understand how EMDR can be integrated with other therapies and be applied with survivors of sexual abuse, natural disaster, and military combat, as well as for sufferers of anxiety, stress, and grief.
- Background and Discovery of EMDR
- Adaptive Information Processing: The Model as a Working Hypothesis
- Components of EMDR Treatment and Basic Treatment Effects
- Phase 1: Client History
- Phases 2 & 3: Preparation and Assessment
- Phases 4-7: Desensitization, Installation, Body Scan and Closure
- Working with Abreactions and Blocks
- Phase 8: Reevaluation and Use of the EMDR Standard Three-Pronged Protocol
- Protocols and Procedures for Special Situations
- The Cognitive Interweave: A Proactive Strategy for Working with Challenging Clients
- Using EMDR with Selected Populations
- Theory, Research and Clinical Implications
- Describe 3 aspects of the development of EMDR
- Describe 3 ways EMDR can be integrated with other therapies
- Describe 3 components involved in the EMDR method
- Describe 3 applications of EMDR used to treat trauma
- Identify the eight phases of EMDR
- Identify 3 components of the Adaptive Information Processing Model
- List 3 research studies
- List 3 components of client selection
- Describe 2 EMDR protocols for treating clients
TESTING MEASURE: 80 question multiple-choice test. 80% is a passing score.
Tests are scored within 5 business days of receipt of answer sheet and signed Course Verification and Evaluation Forms. Results, including a CE certificate of completion, will be sent within 3 business days. Upon request, scores and certificates will be faxed.
REQUIREMENTS: Completion of test, receipt of Evaluation/Satisfaction and signed Verification Form. Course completion must be accomplished within 2 years of purchase date.
FEES: $154 to include book, test, CE certificate of completion. There is a $35 cancellation fee.
IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS, DISABILITY OR CONCERNS: Please contact the EMDR Institute if you have special needs, questions or concerns about registration for the course, course content, course administration, or course evaluation. firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-761-1040. Grievance Policy available upon request.
APA: EMDR Institute, Inc., is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. EMDR Institute, Inc, maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. 8 contact hours.
NBCC: EMDR Institute, Inc., is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The EMDR Institute solely is responsible for all aspects of the program: Provider #5558.
NURSES: EMDR Institute, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education to nurses through the Board of Registered Nursing, CA: Provider #9755 8 credit hours.
BBS: For California the course meets the qualifications for 8 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and LCSWs as required by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences. Approval #PCE270
SW: EMDR Institute, provider #1206, is approved for SW continuing education by the Assoc of SW Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. EMDR Institute maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers participating in this course will receive 8 clinical social work continuing education clock hours. Please contact the EMDR Institute 831-761-1040 or email@example.com for information about continuing education for social workers. (Social work boards outside the state in which the training occurs may or may not accept transferral of units depending upon individual state board policy.)
EMDRIA: EMDR is a provider approved by EMRIA. Provider #99003-approved for 8 credits. To receive EMDRIA credits you must have completed the entire EMDR basic training