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POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH:

A TRAINING FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

January 25, 2019

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Best Western Premier Plaza Hotel

620 South Hill Park DR

Puyallup, WA 98373

$130

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Mental Health Professionals, LLC

Attention: Cindy Meyer

​P.O. Box 366 Hoodsport, WA 98548-0366​​​

Students can register at a discounted rate by emailing cindy.meyer@mhp-llc.com

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, cindy.meyer@mhp-llc.com

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:

Understanding:

  • trauma, psychological distress and other factors involved in the development of PTSD
  • the history of the field of Posttraumatic Growth (PTG), and knowledge of the pioneers in the field
  • Assumptive World, Deliberate Rumination, Accommodation and other key PTG concepts and processes
  • the importance of support, disclosure, and affect regulation with PTG
  • the role of the therapist in PTG and the concept of Expert Companion
  • the biology of trauma and how it relates to both PTSD and PTG
  • the key concepts of compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, secondary traumatization
  • the possibility of Vicarious Posttraumatic Growth (VPTG) and how it relates to mental health professionals
  • areas of growth as it relates to PTG
  • research on PTG, VPTG and the areas of growth
  • how to recognize posttraumatic growth and the role a narrative can play in facilitating posttraumatic growth with clients
  • phases of PTG
  • the developing model for PTG
  • how to apply knowledge you gained during this PTG with your clients


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. During 2018, Keith has presented over 20 posttraumatic growth workshops to mental health professionals, veterans, staff members, families and others impacted by trauma. 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.

"Really exceptional training. Useful, critically important information for my work. Thank you!" - Recent training participant

"Excellent training! I will use this information to better serve the clients I work with." - Recent training participant


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