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Emotional Freedom Techniques: Mind-Body Treatment Approach to the Anxiety Spectrum Disorders (2.5 CEU Credits)

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The Emotional Freedom Techniques aka as Tapping are an evidenced-based, mind-body treatment that treats the thought, the emotion and the associated physical discomfort. By using EFT to quiet these 3 aspects, negative behavior also diminishes. These untreated mental health aspects create a lot of havoc for children and their families.

Neuroscience is pointing to the aroused Autonomic nervous system and the effects of chronic fight, flight and freeze has on the body’s immune , digestive, elimination, heart and circulatory systems – all that may contribute to illness. These protective practices were meant to be short term reactions, but anxiety and worry keep them activated. Children in the welfare system are more at risk. EFT quiets these systems and allows the body a chance to heal.

Working with children require special skills. Help children release use EFT on the small “t” traumas of childhood can affect lifetime changes. These often burgeon into lifetime phobias or fears that interfere with life. A teased, laughed at child doing a classroom speech may become the adult unable to advance at work due to this ingrained fear of public speaking. Socially anxious teens may be left out, not date, and not work outside the home with these limitations following them into life.

Also learn special, but gentle EFT ways to work with big “T” traumatized children, those frequently found in the child welfare system, including an EFT technique called the Tearless Trauma Technique and also using EFT to quiet the body first.

Objectives:

1. Identify 3 EFT applications to calm the agitation , excitement and bodily overwhelm from anxious and worried behavior.

2. Name 2 ways to teach children and their families how to use EFT as a valuable stress management tool,

3. Articulate specific strategies and language considerations for treating the anxiety spectrum disorders of stress, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic, Compulsive behavior and unwanted habits and traumatic incidents.

Schedule:

Introduction of Emotional Freedom Techniques and Tapping - 20 minutes

Explanation and special considerations when working with ,Stress, generalized anxiety disorder, panic, social anxiety, Compulsive behaviors and unwanted habits - 20 minutes

Special consideration working with small “t” and big “T” Trauma - 20 minutesGroup Demo and practice of EFT - 20 minutes

Break -10 minutes

Adjustments for children age and development, language, projective toys, Simon says application - 20 minutes

Live demo from the audience - 20 minutes

Supervised Practicum – groups of 3 - 30 minutes

Debrief Practicum and Q and A -10 minutes

Shortcuts for simple stress management -10 minutes.

Trainer Bio

Robin Bilazarian, LCSW, DCSW, DCEP

Robin Bilazarian is a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in New Jersey, License # 44SC01393700. She has a MSW (Masters of Social Work) from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have been practicing these particular methods for 25 years and training others in these methods for 15 years.

Cancellation Policy:

There is currently no charge for trainings for eligible participants. If a course must be cancelled, the course instructor and registrants are notified via phone and/or email no later than one week in advance. In the event that an instructor has an emergency and must cancel a course with less than a week notice, we will notify participants immediately via email and include information regarding a rescheduled date. We request email notification 10 days in advance of the training date from participants whom cannot attend a course. To cancel an email must be submitted to training@ebac.org.

CEUs:

EBAC provides CEUs for some but not all trainings offered.  To receive a CE credit you MUST sign and include your license number (LMFT, LCSW…Etc.) on both the Sign-In and Sign-Out Sheet. CE Certificates will be sent within 30 days via email to the address you used to register for the training.   EBAC is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs and/or LPCCs under the California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider # 138020. EBAC maintains the responsibility for this program/course and its content.  CEU Certificates will be provided within 30 days of the training to those completing training and the evaluation.

Special Needs:

EBAC complies with all local, state and federal regulations including the American Disabilities Act.  Please notify training@ebac.org at least 10 days in advance if you have special needs that require accommodation.  In the circumstance of a request we will work to provide the accommodation to the best of our ability and respond to the registrant accordingly. The training department meets all applicable local, state, and federal standards, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213 (2008). 

Grievances:

In an effort to provide the highest quality services to participants in our trainings, participants are encouraged to report immediately any concerns regarding EBAC training.  All participant complaints/grievances should be submitted in writing to the East Bay Agency for Children at 21455 Birch St. Hayward CA 94541 or by email to training@ebac.org. Once a complaint or grievance has been submitted, you can expect a response in no more than ten (10) business days by email or phone contact. 

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Organizer East Bay Agency for Children (EBAC)

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Building on over 66 years of experience, East Bay Agency for Children today invests over $14million annually in over 20,000 East Bay children and families through a comprehensive continuum of services designed to reduce the incidence and impact of childhood trauma resulting in immediate and long-term life improvement for those children and their families.

EBAC’s programs are particularly effective as they benefit from our staff and agency experience, knowledge, and cultural and language competence in serving children and communities disproportionately impacted by poverty, violence, marginalization, loss of loved ones, and other forms of trauma.

Our programs and service each reflect one or more of our three strategies:

Building Resiliency   We deliver intervention services that help children and families protect themselves against long term harm from chronic exposure to adversity

Aiding in Recovery   We deliver intervention services that treat children exhibiting traumatic stress symptoms and emotional or behavioral disorders

Prevention   We deliver services that reduce the risk of childhood adverse experiences

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