Outline for Progressive Counting Course
Learning will be via lecture, practicums with ready made scripts, discussion and client videos. Participants will also experience several resource tools as we go on and return from breaks and lunch
9:00-10:45- Introductions and Trauma 101- Defining trauma, what causes it, what are resulting symptoms and behaviors and current research. Explore the Fairytale Model as a phase model for treatment and research.
11:00-12:45- What does a trauma sensitive therapy session look like? Learn and practice how to do a trauma / loss list.
1:30-3:00- Learn and practice creating and presenting a case formulation
3:45-5:00- Completing a treatment plan and helping the client with motivation. We will discuss how to present Progressive Counting to clients
9:00-10:45- Neurobiology and chemistry of the brain when processing an experience and when trauma happens. We will look at the development of PC, research on PC, how it might work (Memory Reconsolidation) and how other therapies fit in.
11:00-12:45- Discuss personal training to help clients get ready for PC. Learn and practice “Developing a Secure attachment” intervention.
1:30-3:00- Learn and practice relaxation and resource tools and interventions such as Map Out a Problem / Choices Have Consequences to help clients manage emotions and situations effectively and make healthy choices.
3:45-5:00- Intro to dissociation and personal training interventions to help get ready for PC.
9:00-10:45- Group consultation on interventions they have practiced with their clients. I will also talk about some instruments like the Posttraumatic Check List (PCL-5), Problem Rating Scale (PRS) and Impact of events Scale
11:00-12:45- Explaining the PC procedure, target selection and order. First group practice with PC
1:30-3:00- Explanation of the counting system for PC. PC practicum in pairs
3:45-5:00- How to close an incomplete and complete session. How to us PC with clusters
9:00-10:45- Checking-in on PC work at next session. Practice PC in pairs
11:00-12:45- What is a float back, when do we use it and how is it done with PC? Practice PC with float back in pairs
1:30-3:00- Practice PC in pairs
3:45-5:00- What is and how to use a cognitive Interweave (group practice). Review of PC math. Consultation on a case
9:00-10:45- Consultation and client movies
11:00-12:45- Consultation and client movies
1:30-3:00- Consultation and client movies.
3:45-5:00- Learn and practice Flash Technique. Consultation on a case.
9:00-10:45- Future work using PC and practice in pairs
11:00-12:45- Learn and try on Feeling State Addictions Protocol using PC
1:30-3:00- Positive Parts on the Team Resource Protocol
3:45-5:00- Question and answer time. Review clusters, float back, Map and Choices and any other things needing review. Consultation on a case, graduation and scheduling of group consultation toward certification