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Trauma & The Body: An Introduction to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy 

Curious about body-based psychotherapies? Interested in pursuing Sensorimotor training but need more information? Join me for a two-hour introduction to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Learn about the theoretical underpinnings of the model, view session videos, and come away with some practical new skills you can incorporate into your existing practice. This training is appropriate for licensed mental health professionals working in any setting including private practice, community clinics or agencies, hospitals, and schools. 

The next workshop is on Friday, March 24th from 12pm-2pm in Stamford, CT. Pre-registration required. 

Threat Assessment Training

I offer a one-day workshop on The Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines [CSTAG]. CSTAG is an evidence-based model that teaches interdisciplinary school-based teams to respond to student threats of violence by assessing the seriousness of the threat and creating an intervention plan that addresses the underlying problem that led to the threat. This training is appropriate for administrators, school resource offices, and mental health professionals working in the school setting.

Sample Training Schedule

  1. Rationale for threat assessment: Fears vs. Facts

  2. How to conduct a threat assessment: Transient vs. Substantive Threats, Pathways to Violence

  3. Special Topics: Bullying, Legal Issues, Liability, Confidentiality, Research Evidence

  4. Case Studies and Group Exercises

CSTAG is listed in the federal government’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) and is used in more than 3,000 schools in 41 states. Schools that use the Guidelines have lower rates of long-term suspensions, fewer alternative school transfers, and fewer bullying incidents. Students in these schools report less bullying, greater use of school counseling services, and more positive perceptions of the school climate than students in control group schools. 




Districts Trained Include

Hamden Schools, Hamden, CT * Milford School District, Milford, CT * Simsbury Schools, Simsbury, CT *

Smyrna School District, Smyrna, DE * Hawaii State Department of Education, Kailua-Kona, HI * Manheim School District 83, Franklin Park, IL * Naperville Schools, Naperville, IL * Township District 214, Arlington Heights, IL * Maimi Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL * Osceola County School District, Osceola, FL * Broward County Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL * Maine Department of Education, ME * Plymouth Canton Community Schools, Plymouth, MI * Oakland Community Health Network, Troy, MI * Half Hollow Hills School District, Dix Hills, NY * Port Jefferson Schools, Port Jefferson, NY * North Shore Schools, Long Island, NY * Suffolk Schools, Suffolk County, NY *

Nassau BOCES, Nassau, NY * Washington Township Public Schools, Sewell, NJ * Beaver Valley, Monaca, PA * Tredyffrin/Easttown School District, Wayne, PA * University Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN * Loudoun County Schools, Loudoun, VA

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