ACE Foundation Programs

Sunday, December 4, 2022

The Advanced Clinical Education Foundation’s Sunday Program Series presents:


Program Description

The workshop will present an overview of the different types of PTSD and the Traumatic experiences from which they arose. Biofeedback relaxation techniques will be reviewed and demonstrated. The latest psychotherapeutic treatments employed to treat PTSD symptoms and the traumas associated with them, will be reviewed and illustrated through case studies. An analysis of the behavioral, emotional and neurological aspects of PTSD and trauma will bring synthesis to the entire learning experience. Reading material relating to PTSD, trauma and the biofeedback relaxation symptom reduction interventions will be provided to all participants before the workshop date.

Registration Options

*NYSSCSW Discount applies to NYSSCSW current members only.

**Student Discount only applies to full time students currently enrolled in social work and MHP master level programs.

This is an ACE Foundation Program. If this is your first time taking an ACE Foundation program not co-sponsored by an NYSSCSW, you will be prompted to make your complimentary account on the ACE Foundation Learning Center platform, where you will be able to access all program information, course materials and information for future ACE Foundation programs from your member dashboard. You will be asked to set a password for your new ACE Foundation Learning Center account.


Sunday, December 4, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm

Course Number



Roger Keizerstein, LCSW

Program Originator:

ACE Foundation


Live Online via Zoom

contact Hours:

2.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded For This Program

NYS CE Accreditation for:


The Advanced Clinical Education (ACE) Foundation of the NYS Society for Clinical Social Work, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0028; licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0045; licensed psychoanalysts #P-0017; licensed psychologists #PSY-0121; and licensed social workers #SW-0056.

Out of State Providers:

Out-of-state providers are welcome to request a certificate upon completion of the presentation evaluation but must check with their own state licensing boards to inquire about whether or not the certificate is recognized as transferrable for CEs in their state’s jurisdiction.


Please Register By 11/30/2022 At 5pm.

Program Details

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able:

  1. Compare and contrast symptoms of posttraumatic stress and symptoms arising from other mental disorders through illustration and discussion.
  2. Explain the role of the autonomic nervous system in the understanding and treatment of posttraumatic stress through illustration and discussion.
  3. Identify how biofeedback/relaxation techniques provide relief to the symptoms of posttraumatic stress by promoting homeostasis—parasympathetic dominance—within the autonomic nervous system through illustration and discussion.
  4. Describe the latest, most effective, psychotherapeutic treatment approaches to posttraumatic stress through illustration and discussion.
  5. Describe how biofeedback/relaxation techniques can provide a foundation upon which deeper trauma sensitive work can commence and explain through illustration and discussion.

Social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed psychoanalysts, nurse practitioners and family and marriage/couple therapists and mental health counselors.

This seminar is appropriate for clinicians with all levels of experience.

Roger Keizerstein, LCSW, is a pediatric clinical social worker, certified trauma professional, writer and public speaker. His essays and case studies have appeared in The New Social Worker Magazine, The Neuro-psychotherapist and The Science of Psychotherapy Magazine. He has been in private practice in East Setauket, Long Island for 37 years.

Bibliography/References – DOWNLOAD PDF
Workshop with audience participation

Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed, as evidenced by signing in and out and completing a course evaluation. Certificates will be emailed approximately ten business days after the completion of the course.

ACE welcomes participants with diverse abilities. Please contact Kristin or Jennifer at, at time of registration, to request accessibility accommodations. Accommodation requests are considered in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA), Section 505 of the Rehabilitation ACT.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made at least five days before the event will be fully refunded. For cancellation please call 1-800-288-4279, or email us at

Inclement Weather Policy:

Should Inclement weather occur, we will be notifying all registrants via the email by which the registrant signed up. Please be sure to check your email before you leave for the course.

  • 2.0 Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed.
  • All registrations must be submitted by the Wednesday prior to the program.
  • Certificates will be emailed approximately ten business days after the completion of the course.
  • For questions regarding disability access please contact Kristin or Jennifer, at time of registration, so that we can see to it that arrangements are made to accommodate your special needs:
  • For questions regarding course content, please contact Kristin or Jennifer:
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