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Portland, OR

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma Themes - Hybrid

MARCH 18, 2023 - DECEMBER 2, 2023

COVID - 19 Guidelines:

This training operates under the guidance of local public health orders. Some venues where SPI trainings are held may require their own COVID-19 guidelines, including the use of masks and proof of vaccination and/or proof of a negative COVID-19 test before entry. SPI will communicate via email any COVID-19 venue requirement details prior to the training. For any questions, please contact studentservices@sensorimotor.org.

This blended learning course is designed to make the most of your time with course facilitators and colleagues and provide you the flexibility to work through the conceptual course materials at your own pace.

Learn skills to notice and process the residues of traumatic experience that are held in your clients' bodies. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy helps you to work with your clients beyond words, with the often implicit somatic patterns related to traumatic experience to help inspire lasting change from the inside, out.

In this six-module course, you will learn the basics of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for working with traumatic experience, practice the basic skills that you will be able to apply immediately with your clients who are distressed or traumatized and touch on adaptations of SP skills for more complex clinical situations.

Format

This course consists of 93 contact hours of APA credit divided into:

  1. Three self-paced online learning modules (20 hours each, self-paced during a 7-9 week period)

  2. Three 2-day live modules (Two 6-hour days)

  3. A live-online Orientation (2.5 hours, hosted by course facilitators in real-time, required, but no CEs)

  4. A live-online Closing (2.5 hours, hosted by course facilitators in real-time, required, but no CEs)

Additional Course Requirements: Alongside the course*, you will also need to complete the following:

6 hours of Individual or Group Consultation with a Trainer or SP Approved Consultant (two of which must be individual) to help integrate the theory and skills

3 hours of individual SP Sessions with a Certified SP Practitioner (including Trainers) to experience the method for yourself

Fees for required consultation and session hours are paid independently outside of course tuition.

System Requirements

A portion of this course is held in Open LMS (a platform for online courses) using Collaborate (a web-based video meeting tool), and is accessible from a laptop, desktop computer, tablet, or phone (note: not all course items are available via phone app).

NOTE: This course includes elements that are live and interactive. To participate, you must have a computer with internet connection, a microphone, and a webcam. Portions of the training will be recorded.

Credit for this course is provided through CME Outfitters

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Psychologists (APA)

  2. Social Workers

  3. Other

All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance. The Certificate of Attendance may be presented to one's licensing board as documentation or evidence of completion of this activity. It will be the determination of your licensing board whether or not this course meets licensing criteria.

Financial Support: There is no commercial support associated with this educational activity.

Target Audience: Psychologists and other mental health professionals as appropriate.

Instructional level of this activity: Introductory

Statement of Need: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy provides mental health practitioners with the skills to notice and process the residues of traumatic experience that are held in clients' bodies. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy helps mental health practitioners to expand their practice to work with implicit somatic patterns related to traumatic experience to help inspire lasting change in the ability to regulate the autonomic nervous system.

Training Application


Training Dates:

  1. March 18, 2023 (Orientation - live-online; 9:30 AM- 12:45 PM)
  2. March 18-June 2, 2023
  3. June 2-3, 2023 (in-person; 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
  4. June 3-August 25, 2023
  5. August 25-26, 2023 (in-person; 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
  6. August 26-November 10, 2023
  7. November 10-11, 2023 (in-person; 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
  8. December 2, 2023 (Closing - live-online; 9:30 AM - 12:45 PM)
Times: Times listed after dates below.
Location: TBA, Portland, OR. Map
Trainers: Rebeca Farca, PhDc, LMFT
Tuition: 3,500 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 12/03/2023. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training - deposit is not due at time of application. Refund Policy
Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Anna C Long, 503-407-3953, longa@whwpdx.com.