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Advanced Treatment of Traumatic Loss for Children and Adolescents - Dayton
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When: Friday, March 1, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: United States

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Introduction The Brain, Revisited • The Prefrontal Cortex • The Hemispheres • The Dominant Hemisphere • The Non-Dominant Hemisphere • Critical importance in traumatic memories The Brain & the Arousal Continuum (Hyperarousal to Hypoarousal or Fight, Flight & Fright) • Hyperarousal Response Pattern • Important Points about Fight or Flight Mode • Fight or Flight: Implications • Hypoarousal Response: Fright Mode • Hypoarousal Response Pattern • Important Points about Fright Mode Normal & Complicated Grief & Bereavement Diagnosing Youth with Traumatic Loss [if helpful] PARC: Domains & Key Building Blocks, Revisited • Physiology Domain o Sensory Interventions: Applying Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics™ to Stage One § Principles of NMT § NMT: Interventions o Medications for Traumatic Loss Symptoms § Overview of medications for youth for traumatic loss § Antidepressants § Anti-Adrenergic Agents § Mood Stabilizers § Antipsychotics § Benzodiazepines § Conclusions about Medications • Attachment Domain o Trust-Based Relational Intervention § The IDEAL response to problem behaviors § Levels of Response to problem behaviors • Regulation Domain o Using SUDs = Subjective Units of Distress • Competency Domain o Modified Problem-Solving Model • Trauma Integration o Creating the trauma narrative o Considerations in choosing methods o Process of Constructing a Trauma Narrative o When is the youth finished with Stage Two? o Preparing the youth (picture books, story books, “little ts” o Trauma-Focused CBT for Traumatic Loss o Play Therapy for Traumatic Loss § Preferred Model: Semi-Structured Play § Structuring the Environment & Ground Rules § The Process Stage Three: Reconnection • Consolidating/internalizing coping skills • Enhancing positive emotions • Making meaning of the trauma • Facilitating reconnection to daily activities • Enhancing current relationships • Preparing for future safety/Triggers Case Example: Applying the PARC Model & Play Therapy (Destiny) • Case background: traumatic loss of father • Applying the Physiology Domain in a case example • Applying the Attachment Domain • Applying the Regulation Domain • Applying the Competency Domain • Applying Trauma Processing: Play Therapy Trauma Narrative Conclusions

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PESI, Inc.

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Dayton Hospice

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324 Wilmington Ave.

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