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From Theory to Practice: Understanding Attachment Types and Trauma-Informed Approaches

CE Hours 2

About this course

This class provides an overview of Attachment Theory and its application in clinical practice with a trauma focus. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the different attachment types and how they manifest in therapeutic settings. The course will also emphasize trauma-informed approaches to working with clients, considering the impact of early attachment experiences on individuals' well-being. Through a combination of theoretical insights, case studies, and practical strategies, participants will enhance their clinical skills and interventions to promote earned secure attachments and facilitate healing from trauma. Detailed handout included.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the foundational principles of Attachment Theory and its relevance in clinical practice.
  • Differentiate between secure and insecure attachment styles.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of different attachment types in clinical settings and understand their implications for treatment planning.
  • Develop strategies for self-reflection and self-care to enhance the therapists' own resilience in working with attachment and trauma-related issues.

Learning Levels

  • Beginner and Intermediate, all levels welcomed.

Target Audience

All mental health professionals welcome.

Course Instructor(s)

  • Erena DiGonis, LCSW-R

    Erena DiGonis, LCSW-R is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Health Coach, and Certified Clinical Anxiety and Trauma Treatment Professional. Erena has twenty-one years of practical and professional experience as an active clinician, teacher, and supervisor. She has worked in a variety of community, psychiatric, in-home, and private practice settings with hundreds of complex cases. Erena is a sought-after writer, speaker, and consultant and has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Psychology Today, Reader’s Digest, Women's Health, and MEL magazine. She has reviewed book proposals for the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She is also an Advisory Board Member for the CPTSD Foundation.

Disclosure

Erena DiGonis and planners have no financial disclosures or commercial bias or promote commercial interests during CE activities.

CE Process Info

Content

  • Materials
    2 parts
    • Attachment Handout
    • Webinar recording 1

CE Approvals

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for SW (NYSW)

    EngagedMinds 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-0676.

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

    EngagedMinds Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7455. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. EngagedMinds Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for LMHC (NYS LMHC)

    EngagedMinds 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-0284.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners (NYS LMFT)

    EngagedMinds 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-0117.

From Theory to Practice: Understanding Attachment Types and Trauma-Informed Approaches
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  • CE Hours
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  • Type
    Self-Paced
  • Publication Date
    Aug 14th, 2023

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