Grounding Techniques for Dysregulated Clients

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Support Website
www.zoom.us
Cost Range
FREE
Free NAADAC Webinar

Host And Instructor

Host
National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Instructor
Jean Campbell, LCSW, SEP, TEP

Credits

C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.50
Specialization: Qualified Addictions Professional
The CE certificate for this webinar will be available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC Members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a processing fee to access the quiz. Upon passing the CE quiz, a CE Certificate will be immediately available to download in your profile.

Training Overview Description

Description

Clients aren’t “resistant” - they’re inadequately warmed up to change, and as clinicians, it is our job to help them lower their anxiety, stay engaged in the process, and increase their emotional, physical, and spiritual capacity. Now more than ever, we need to rely on somatically based and experiential modalities to help our clients stay grounded and resourced in the process and build connection, so they are motivated to keep coming back. In this educational and experiential presentation, we will explore a variety of tools and techniques from the disciplines of Polyvagal Theory, Somatic ExperiencingⓇ, Psychodrama, and Psychodramatic BodyworkⓇ to help clients stay better regulated so they can move forward on their healing journey.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to verbalize at least two aspects of Polyvagal Theory.

  • Participants will be able to describe at least two aspects of the Threat Response Cycle.

  • Participants will be able to conduct at least two activities that can help downregulate one’s nervous system.

Content Level

Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

Accessibility

Live closed captioning is available and the captioning capabilities are in compliance with the practices defined in Worldwide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. In addition, transcripts are available for on-demand webinars recorded on and after March 27, 2019.

CE Credits

To earn a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar, you must view the webinar in its entirety, complete the online evaluation, and pass the CE quiz.

  1. Upon completing the webinar, click on the “Online CE Quiz” link in the grey box at the top to complete the online evaluation survey and CE quiz, and get your CE certificate. This link will be made available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a processing fee to access the quiz.
  2. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the CE quiz and access your CE certificate. You have 10 opportunities to pass the quiz. If you are unable to pass the quiz in the allocated number of tries, then you must retake the course.
  3. Upon passing the CE quiz, your CE certificate will be immediately available to download in your NAADAC profile. Detailed step-by-step instructions for accessing your CE quiz and CE Certificate are available.

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Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email acbhc@akcertification.org for specific information.