Trauma Recovery/EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs
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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR Basic Training consists of Weekend I and Weekend II Training.  
Each training event is 3 days of instructive and supervised practice. 
Weekend I dates: April 24-26, 2020
Weekend II dates: September 11-13, 2020
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day
Eligibility:  Available to clinicians who work 24 (or more) hours a week for non-profit or public sector organizations in a clinical mental health capacity.   This training is also available to full time students enrolled in a Master's or Doctorate level program in the mental health field.
Please contact if you are interested in attending.  There are a limited number of seats available and participants must be committed in order to more forward with registration.
Please note:  This training is located at Hope Grows Farm but will be presented by Trauma Recovery/HAP.  Trauma Recovery/Hap is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to relieving human suffering and breaking the cycle of violence by providing low-cost training to mental health professionals serving traumatized communities worldwide.
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"EMDR therapy is a cost-effective, non-invasive, evidence-based method of psychotherapy that facilitates adaptive information processing. EMDR therapy is an eight-phase treatment which comprehensively identifies and addresses experiences that have overwhelmed the brain’s natural resilience or coping capacity, and have thereby generated traumatic symptoms and/or harmful coping strategies. Through EMDR therapy, patients are able to reprocess traumatic information until it is no longer psychologically disruptive.
During this procedure, patients tend to “process” the memory in a way that leads to a peaceful resolution. This often results in increased insight regarding both previously disturbing events and long held negative thoughts about the self."
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