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Live Online (Webinar)

A Healing Journey from Trauma to Resiliency in the Community of Person's With a Disability (Live Online)


Credit Available - See CEs/Contact Hours tab below.


Dates



Description

Course Format

Live interactive webinar: Participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussion by unmuting and directly asking questions or through the chat feature in Zoom. 


Description: 20% of the population identifies as having some type of disability, making this one of the largest minority groups! Incidents of abuse, addictions, and co-occurring mental health conditions are 2-4 times higher than in the non-disabled population. With these facts in mind, we will take a journey to explore the definition of both trauma and disability. Then, we'll learn a variety of cultural norms and terminology and explore questions we might ask during the evaluation process. It's also important to understand how the brain digests information. We’ll explore a unique process the brain does called Cross Model Plasticity as it relates to folks with a disability. Our next stop will be relaxation and resources that are especially helpful to folks with a disability. There are several efficient and effective treatment modalities that can be implemented, and we will explore some of them including EMDR, Progressive Counting and more! This workshop provides didactic, discussion, interactive demonstrations, scripts, handouts, and client videos to access everyone's learning styles. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe similarities in how we define and understand trauma and disability.
  2. Discover the Adaptive Information Model (AIP) as it applies to persons with a disability.
  3. Discuss cultural terminology.
  4. Define Cross Model Plasticity.
  5. List at least three examples of Ableism.
  6. Examine Disability etiquette.
  7. Identify two therapeutic interventions to use with a client with a disability.

Research: Research information about this program can be found on the following websites:

Byrne G. (2022). A Systematic Review of Treatment Interventions for Individuals With Intellectual Disability and Trauma Symptoms: A Review of the Recent Literature. Trauma Violence Abuse. 2022 Apr;23(2):541-554. doi: 10.1177/1524838020960219. Epub 2020 Sep 24. PMID: 32969328.

Carrier, S. F. (2019). Processing the hidden disability of disabilities with EMDR. Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity Conference Proceedings. Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa: Honolulu, Hawaii. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/server/api/core/bitstreams/85dfd867-4144-4f5c-9b97-f7b38072ab68/content

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, September 4). Disability and Health Overview. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/disability.html

Cope, S. R., Mountford, L. S.,  Jared G., Agrawal, N. (2018). EMDR to Treat Functional Neurological Disorder: A Review Journal of EMDR Practice and Research: Vol 12  Issue 3 , DOI: 10.1891/1933-3196.12.3.118

 Fivet, G. D., Plewko, J., Szczerbiński, M., b, Marchewka, A., M., Szwed, M., Jednoróg, K. (2021). Neural network for Braille reading and the speech-reading convergence in the blind: Similarities and differences to visual reading. NeuroImage, Volume 231, 1 May 2021, 117851. Elsevier Inc. Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.117851

Hase, M. (2019). Medical trauma: EMDR therapy to treat the sequelae of somatic illness and medical treatment. In M. Luber (Ed.), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets: Treating Trauma in Somatic and Medical-Related Conditions (pp. 111-150). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co

Magelssen Vambheim, S., Kyllo, T. M., Hegland, S., and Bystad, M. (2021). Relaxation techniques as an intervention for chronic pain: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. National Library of Medicine, Heliyon. 2021 Aug; 7(8): e07837. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e07837

Mowad, T.G., Willett, A. E., Mahmoudian, M., Lipin, M., Heinecke, A., Maguire, A. M., Bennett, G., and Ashtari, M. (2020) Compensatory Cross-Modal Plasticity Persists After Sight. Restoration. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2020; 14: 291.  doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00291

Renier, L. A., Anurova, I., De Volder, A., G., Carlson, S., VanMeter, J., Rauschecker, J. P. (2023). Preserved Functional Specialization for Spatial Processing in the Middle Occipital Gyrus of the Early Blind. Neuron, 2023; 68 (1). DOI:10.1016/j.neuron.2010.09.021

Richter, A.-K. (2019). Case report: EMDR in the treatment of a deaf PTSD patient – Advantages of a not entirely verbal psychotherapeutic intervention. Stuttgart: Trauma & Gewalt: 13, 170-182. doi:10.21706/tg-13-2-170

Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and facility therapists, psychologists, addiction professionals, case managers, and other interested individuals.

Customer Service

We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.


Registration

Registration open until: 5/5/24


CEs/Contact Hours


NYSED LMSW & LCSW CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED LMHC CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED LMFT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED LCAT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


UB Online Trauma-Informed Clinical Foundation Certificate- elective course

6  Hours


ASWB ACE approved continuing education

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education, #1773, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/23/2022 - 02/23/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.


UBSW - NYS OASAS

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 6 hours for CPP & CPS Initial Hours in Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal Hours.



Trainer

Kriss Jarecki, LCSW-R's Profile

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Harmony Hearth Center for Wisdom


Kriss has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1987. She is a consultant and trainer for Progressive Counting and EMDR and an advanced training provider. Kriss currently serves on the EMDR International Association Board of Directors and was a member of the EMDRIA Standards and Training Committee for four years. She served as a co-regional coordinator for the WNY EMDR Regional Network for 10 years, worked for 7 years as a field instructor for the UB School of Social Work and has over ten years’ experience as a clinician and supervisor in the field of chemical dependency. Kriss currently has a private practice serving teens through adults and treats challenges such as PTSD, self-injurious behaviors, depression, anxiety, phobias, and adjustment issues. She has published articles in the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, Traumatology and Counseling and Psychotherapy Research. Kriss also provides several trauma related trainings such as Integrating Neuroscientific Interventions in Trauma Treatment, A Tour of Trauma Sensitive Techniques for the EMDR Practitioner, IFS Meets EMDR and Journey of the LGBTQ+ Community from Trauma to Triumph.  Kriss presented “From Trauma to Triumph: Journey to Resiliency in the Community of Those with a Disability at the EMDR Canada 2022 conference and the EMDR International Association 2022 and 2023 conferences. You can email Kriss at harmonyhearth64@gmail.com. For a list of upcoming trainings go to www.harmonyhearthwisdom.com   

Her book, Say That Again: A Smorgasbord of Suggestions, Sayings and Scripts for the EMDR Practitioner was published on August 17, 2022. https://store.bookbaby.com/book/say-that-again


Equipment Requirements

Required Hardware
- A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet).
- Speakers/headphones/earbuds OR access to a phone to call in to the Zoom room.


Strongly Encouraged Hardware
- Webcam or mobile device with a camera for interacting in course activities.


Internet Connection
- A stable Internet connection of 56K or greater is required. (However, please note that a 56K connection may degrade the quality of your experience.)

Any questions about these requirements or other technical questions can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Online Course Access

Upon successful registration of the course you will be able to access the course materials. 

How do I test my system / access the online training?

To access the program, please log into your account. Please plan to log in 10 minutes prior to the start time. Click on the Launch Viewer button next to your program title to confirm you can see video and hear audio. You will enter the room with your microphone muted and your camera off. For the best experience, please leave these settings as is unless instructed otherwise. 

How do I access the course materials

To download course materials, log into your account. Under the seminar name click on the Handouts button.

For some trainings, the course handouts may not be available until the morning of the program.

Completion Requirements

No partial credit is given for partial attendance.

Live Online Completion Requirements 

In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course, participants must complete the following.

Please note all requirements can be found in your UBCE21 portal. 

- Attend the entire course.  Zoom attendance is used to verify viewing requirements. Zoom can take up to 24 hours to confirm attendance. Participation in small group activities is required.

- Respond to poll questions. You must participate in at least 75% of the polls.

- After the training, complete the evaluation by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course.

The certificate of completion will be immediately generated in your account upon completion of all course requirements. Certificates may be saved/downloaded, printed, or left in your account. 

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation Policy:

Live (In-Person, Online, and Hybrid) Trainings

The cancellation and refund policy below applies to individual courses. If you purchased multiple courses at one time they may be subject to individual processing fees. Participants can make payment or refund inquiries by contacting the Office of Continuing Education by phone 716-829-5844 or by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu. Standard business hours for the Office of Continuing Education are Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm. Any requests made outside of these days and times will default to the next business day.

Up to 3 CEs/Contact Hours

  • Up to 30 days prior to the training date refund will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card in the full payment amount OR (2) a refund to the original method of payment minus a $15 processing fee 
  • 29 days to 2 days prior to the training date refund will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card minus a $15 processing fee OR (2) a refund to the original method of payment minus a $25 processing fee 
  • 24 hours or less prior to the training no gift cards or refunds will be issued

3.25 - 5.75 CEs/Contact Hours

  • Up to 30 days prior to the training date refund will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card in the full payment amount OR (2) a refund to the original method of payment minus a $25 processing fee 
  • 29 days to 2 days prior to the training date refunds will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card minus a $25 processing fee OR (2) a refund of 50% to original method of payment
  • 24 hours or less prior to the training no gift cards or refunds will be issued

6-11.75 CEs/Contact Hours

  • Up to 30 days prior to the training date refund will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card in the full payment amount OR (2) a refund to the original method of payment minus a $50 processing fee 
  • 29 days to 2 days prior to the training date refunds will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card minus a $50 processing fee OR (2) a refund of 50% to original method of payment
  • 24 hours or less prior to the training no gift cards or refunds will be issued

12 or more CEs/Contact Hours

  • Up to 60 days prior to the training date refund will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card in the full payment amount OR (2) a refund to the original method of payment minus a $50 processing fee 
  • 59 to 6 days prior to the training date refund will be issued in the form of (1) a gift card minus a $50 processing fee OR (2) a refund of 50% to original method of payment
  • 5 days or less prior to the training      No gift cards or refunds will be issued
  • Visit ubswce.ce21.com and refer to the "CEs/Contact Hours" tab on the respective training page to confirm the number of approved CEs/Contact Hours. There may be instances where a special workshop has additional cancellation rules that will be stated in the workshop description.

Cancellation of Group Purchases

  • Cancellations of more than 5 staff members will incur the following additional fees: 

    • More than 30 days in advance will incur an additional 5% fee.

    • Less than 30 days but more than 15 days in advance will incur an additional 10% fee. 

    • Less than 15 days will incur an additional 20% fee. 

Online Self-Study Training

  • Participants have up to 72 hours from purchase to contact the Office of Continuing Education by phone or email and request a refund for an online course.

Gift Cards

Gift cards can be used as payment toward future trainings. Gift cards never expire.

Loyalty Reward Points

  • Participants who request a refund will forfeit any Loyalty Reward Points they may have received from that purchase.
  • Participants who request a refund on a purchase paid for with Loyalty Reward Points will have those rewards credited back to their account within 5 business days of the refund being processed.

Substitute Attendance

If a registered participant is unable to attend a training and would like another individual to attend in their place the Office of Continuing Education must be called or emailed at least one full business day before the training. Substitution decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Check Refund

Any refund requests for a check payment may take up to 4 weeks to process.

UB Cancelled Trainings

  • If the Office of Continuing Education cancels a training, participants will be notified via email and refunds will be paid in full.
  • Please be aware that if the University at Buffalo is closed trainings and workshops may still be taking place.
  • Please contact the Office of Continuing Education at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or 716-829-5841 if you have any questions or concerns regarding whether or not a training is still being held.

Additional questions and support?

Please email sw-ce@buffalo.edu or call 716-829-5841.