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Connect EMDR Training & Consulting Consultation Information
10 HOURS OF CONSULTATION via phone/videoconference is included in your registration fee and is necessary for completion of EMDR Basic Training. Goal: To deepen your understanding of EMDR Therapy and help you integrate EMDR Therapy into your practice. Specifics:

 

  • Participants will be discussing real active cases and receive feedback to support on their growth.
  • Small focused study projects will also facilitate greater learning in the consultation process.
  • Because these sessions will occur via the internet, minimal office time will be lost.
  • The group sessions for all 10 hours will be scheduled during the first two days of the course.
  • These sessions will occur M-F between 8-5pm. There will be a chance for 1 make-up consultation session. If more are required, the training participant will be responsible for paying an additional fee of $120 for each hour of make-up consultation.
Eligibility Requirements for EMDR Basic Training

as defined by the EMDR International Association

Licensed Mental Health Professionals

  • Qualifying Medical Doctors must have a medical specialty in Psychiatry and must also be licensed to practice in their state or province.

  • Qualifying Nurses must have a Master of Science in Nursing (or higher) with a specialization in psychiatric nursing and must also be licensed to practice in their state or province.
  • Qualifying Mental Health Clinicians must have a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the mental health field (Counseling, Marriage Family Therapy, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Social Work) or related mental health discipline considered appropriate by EMDRIA and must also be licensed to practice in their state or province.
  • Mental Health Clinicians who have a Master’s degree in one of the following fields may be asked to submit their graduate transcript to EMDRIA to determine their eligibility: Art Therapy, Christian/Pastoral Counseling, Drug/Alcohol Counseling, and Music Therapy. These clinicians will also need to submit a copy of their license to practice in their state or province in order to determine their eligibility. Interns & Students; An active caseload is needed to make the most of this training. Without the capacity to practice the EMDR therapy, mastery will not be possible.
  • Qualifying graduate students must be enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program in the mental health field (Counseling, Marriage Family Therapy, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nursing, Social Work) or related mental health discipline considered appropriate by EMDRIA. Students must have completed their core graduate academic coursework and must be in the practicum/internship portion of their graduate program. First year graduate students are not eligible. Graduate students must be on a licensing track and working under the supervision of a fully licensed mental health clinician.
  • Graduate students who are enrolled in a Master’s program in one of the following fields must submit their graduate course transcript to EMDRIA to determine their eligibility: Art Therapy, Christian/Pastoral Counseling, Drug/ Alcohol Counseling, and Music Therapy.
  • Students who would like to take the an EMDR Training will need to submit the following documentation to determine eligibility for registering for an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Training: graduate transcript, practicum or internship hours, curriculum vita, and a letter from their current supervisor which includes the supervisor’s degree information, licensure information and license number. (Acceptance of graduate students will be determined by Connect EMDR after verification of eligibility has been received.)

EMDRIA reserves the right to refuse those individuals who do not meet the required guidelines for consideration.

PART 1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • 10 hours of didactic + 10 hours of supervised practice
  • Identify 3 components of the EMDR Approach designed to provide effective treatment with clients
  • Describe 3 important existing research studies
  • Name the 8 phases of EMDR therapy for comprehensive treatment and how to implement the phases with clients
  • Identify the parameters treatable with EMDR therapy to safely and effectively implement EMDR therapy with clients
  • Describe 3 aspects of the AIP Model for effective case conceptualization and treatment planning
  • List 6 types of client complaints treatable with EMDR therapy
  • Describe the criteria for client selection and how to apply to client cases
  • Describe 3 safety measures for effective and safe use of EMDR therapy
PART 2 LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • 10 hours of didactic + 10 hours of supervised practice
  • Describe 3 strategies to identify and effectively resolve problem areas in the utilization of EMDR therapy
  • Describe protocols for closing down incomplete sessions
  • Describe 3 resources to use with difficult or resistant clients
  • Describe a treatment plan to choose and prioritize targets appropriate for EMDR treatment
  • Describe strategies for dealing with highly emotional responses
  • Describe strategies for dealing with dissociative symptoms and phobias
  • Describe strategies to treat more complex trauma-related disorders

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