PEF members can sign up for virtual Public Service Workshops Program trainings on facilitating health in traumatized individuals and eating disorder prevention for children and teens.
Facilitating Healing in the Traumatized Individuals: Safety and Stabilization Work for PTSD will be held from 9 a.m. to Noon on June 9. This workshop is intended to enhance trauma-informed lens practice as well as provide basic building blocks for safety and stabilization work with adult trauma survivors. Explore the impact of trauma on brain and body, explore ways to enhance the therapeutic relationship, conceptualize therapeutic needs and phases of recovery, address important safety and risk issues, explore ways to incorporate psychoeducation and self-regulation in treatment, and address common barriers and pitfalls for clinicians and clients. An overview of treatment options will also be provided.
Register by May 26.
Members can also take advantage of the Eating Disorder Prevention for Children and Teens training from Noon to 2 p.m. on June 13. This workshop cover the world of eating disorders and body image and will explain how the way we talk about food and our bodies can affect the way people feel about themselves. Review more neutral language around food and bodies as well as signs and symptoms of eating disorders. Participants will discuss when to know if a client needs a higher level of care and explore the intersectionality between body image/eating disorders with regard to race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc., as well as learn more about fat-phobia and the HAES (Health at Every Size) movement.
Register by May 30.
To see full workshop details and to register, please go to the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) at https://nyslearn.ny.gov. For additional information regarding currently available offerings, check the complete PSWP Course Offerings at www.pswp.info.