PTSD, SEXUAL TRAUMA
& CHILDHOOD ABUSE
INNOVATIVE METHODS FOR RAPID RECOVERY
Presented by Michael Cortina, MSW, LCSW, LCAC, CRRT
5 CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT HOURS
A TRANSFORMATIONAL TRAINING THAT SHIFTS THE WAY MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS THINK AND COMMUNICATE WITH CLIENTS.
Imagine sitting with a client who had been experiencing an emotional and physical reaction to trauma and being able to address it in the moment with a higher level of skill while directly causing a positive impact on your client.
Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) is innovative approach that targets the limbic brain where emotional responses are activated, forming new neural pathways to provide positive change and healing. RRT is a gentle, respectful, active and integrative approach that works without subjecting individuals to needless pain and possible re-traumatization.
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS TRAINING, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Identify four different types of traditional trauma treatments.
Describe additional complications and considerations involved in the treatment of PTSD, sexual trauma and childhood abuse.
Discuss the neurobiology on how emotions are triggered and how traumatic memory can be resolved.
List three possible emotional reactions of psychotherapists dealing with trauma
Apply methods to avoid vicarious traumatization.
Learn tools that will help your clients change or resolve negative meaning that creates emotional distress from a traumatic experience.
Acquire techniques that will help your client engage their subconscious mind in order to ground their nervous system and shift their perception with effect-driven language and visualization.
This beginning level training will include live lecture, filmed demonstrations and presentations which enable you to understand the process and see the results.
Training Schedule, Location and Registration
FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
COURTYARD CHICAGO SCHAUMBURG/WOODFIELD MALL
1311 American Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173
RRT Practitioners Tuition is Waived – Please Call 561-741-4181 to Register.
Please note that partial attendance at this training is not permitted. You must commit to the full training and be present each day according to the training agenda.
Participants with Disabilities:
We make every effort to accommodate participants with disabilities. Please contact us at 561-741-4181 if you require special assistance.
A full refund is available up to seven days prior to the training. After that time, that fee can be applied to any other training. You are responsible for the entire fee if you cancel later than that. To cancel or arrange for a substitute, please call 561-741-4181 or email us at email@example.com. Should IRRT cancel a training for any reason, compensation will be limited to a full tuition refund.
We are committed to providing you with an exceptional learning experience. If, for any reason, you feel we have not reached that goal for you personally, please let us know no later than noon on the day of the training and we will gladly provide you with a full refund. After that time, the tuition is non-refundable. For grievances, please contact Vibha Patel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (561) 741-4181.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER - MICHAEL CORTINA, MSW, LCSW, LCAC
Michael Cortina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Illinois and Indiana, a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC) in Indiana, and a Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) Practitioner and Associate Trainer. He appeared as a guest speaker discussing RRT on The Lakeshore Radio, The Veterans Views Program and The Turning Pain Into Purpose Program - on WJOB Radio, and on a news segment on Lakeshore Public Television. His work was featured on the front page of The Times Newspaper on June 2, 2013 and on the front page of the Health & Fitness section of The Times Newspaper on June 30, 2017. Michael was the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Faces of Suicide presents the Faces of Trauma conference at Indiana University Northwest and the sole presenter on treating trauma for the 2016 Annual Spring Conference sponsored by the Indiana Association of Addiction Professionals. Clients have traveled from 13 states throughout the country to receive a RRT session with Mr. Cortina. He provides consultation and training to other professionals nationwide in RRT. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Regional Health Systems & Geminus Corporation in Merrillville, IN. He has a private practice in Oak Brook and Chicago, IL.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER: JON CONNELLY, PhD, LCSW
Dr. Jon Connelly is the author of Life Changing Conversations with Rapid Resolution Therapy, a book demonstrating that a single conversation can dramatically improve one’s life. Thousands of mental health professionals have attended Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) trainings with Dr. Connelly. His students state that his trainings have enabled them to become much more powerful and effective healers. Dr. Connelly founded the Institute for Survivors of Sexual Violence, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is the research and development of cutting edge treatment for survivors of trauma. His early career experiences as a child protective service worker and clinical supervisor in a program that supported teens who had experienced emotional trauma, childhood abuse and/or sexual violence helped to shape the birth of RRT. As a result of these experiences, he became committed to finding a way to relieve suffering. Dr. Connelly has taught college classes in human sexuality and group dynamics prior to providing post-graduate training programs for health and mental health professionals. Dr. Connelly is licensed as a clinical social worker and holds a doctorate in Clinical Pastoral Counseling.
A full refund is available up to seven days prior to the training. After that time, that fee can be applied to any other training. You are responsible for the entire fee if you cancel later than that. To cancel or arrange for a substitute, please call 561-741-4181 or email us at email@example.com. In the unlikely event that a training has to be cancelled, our liability is limited the cost of tuition.
We are committed to providing you with an exceptional learning experience. If, for any reason, you feel we have not reached that goal for you personally, please let us know no later than noon on the day of the training and we will gladly provide you with a full refund. After that time, the tuition is non-refundable. For grievances, call (561) 741-4181 or email Vibha@RapidResolutionTherapy.com.
EARN 5 CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS
This training is designed for licensed mental health and medical professionals, registered interns and graduate students in accredited mental health and medical training programs.
This training program counts toward obtaining certification by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists and the required total of 50 or more contact hours of classroom instruction.
This program has been approval by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886445677-5642) for 5 continuing education contact hours.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5618. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Continuing education credit for nurses is provided through Commonwealth Educational Seminars. As an American Psychological Association (APA) approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every State Board of Nurses accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa. However, CES is also an approved continuing education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (Provider #0433 exp. 9/30/2020) to provide continuing education for social workers licensed in the State of Alabama. This program is approved for 5 core continuing education contact hours.
The California Board of Behavioral Sciences recognizes our approved status as a continuing education provider through NASW and NBCC in order to provide continuing education to mental health professionals in the state of California.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy has been approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (Provider # 50-11142 exp. 3/31/2021). This training meets the standards for approval of continuing education courses set forth by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling regarding the qualifications necessary for mental health professionals to practice hypnosis (Rule 64B4-6.002) and counts toward the required 50 hours of instruction.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy 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 #0245.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy 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-0024.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy 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-0018.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners (Provider # 5791 exp. 9/30/19) to provide continuing education programs for licensed Social Workers.
CE Credit Disclaimer: It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their states.