ACE Foundation Programs

2021 Programs

New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Mid Hudson Chapter with The Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW Presents:

SOMATIC TOOLS FOR PSYCHOTHERAPISTS - LIVE VIA ZOOM

Program Description

This workshop will focus on practical tools to integrate somatic techniques into psychotherapy to promote greater nervous system regulation for both client and therapist and to increase the effectiveness of the work by promoting a greater capacity for embodiment. We will go over some basic and easy to digest nervous system functions and how they promote either regulation or dysregulation. We will discuss ways to increase awareness of the body in ourselves and our clients through the use of language and simple somatic interventions. We will use experiential exercises for participants to get a felt sense of these experiences in their own bodies. We will go over various regulation techniques that can be used on the spot and easily taught to clients.

Registration Options

*NYSSCSW Discount applies to NYSSCSW members in good standing 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.

Date:

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm

Course Number

303

Presenter:

Shideh Lennon, Ph.D., SEP

Program Originator:

Mid-Hudson

Location:

Zoom

contact Hours:

3.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded For This Program

Applicable for:

LCSW, LMSW, LP, LMFT, LMHC, PSY

Registration:

Registration is closed.

Program Details

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

  1. Identify 3 ways in which the Autonomic Nervous System contributes to client regulation and dysregulation.
  2. List 3 ways in which to track for client regulation and dysregulation respectively.
  3. Describe 4 techniques used to help regulate clients’ nervous systems.
  4. List and explain 4 ways in which you can integrate somatic techniques into your work through the use of language and somatically based interventions.

Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, 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.

: Shideh Lennon, Ph.D., SEP has been practicing psychotherapy since 1998. Originally trained in psychodynamic and relational psychotherapy, she now integrates Somatic Experiencing into her work. Her focus is to promote embodied resilience by supporting the nervous system to release long held trauma and allowing the body and mind’s natural healing resilience to manifest. Shideh’s specialties include complex trauma, developmental trauma, syndromes such as chronic pain, IBS, and autoimmune disorders. The embodiment of emotions is central to Shideh’s work as well. Shideh is currently on the faculty track at Somatic Experiencing International where she has been facilitating trainings for the last 7 years. She also teaches workshops on embodied resilience for psychotherapists and non-therapists alike. Shideh’s more than 20 years of experience in Zen and mindfulness mediation adds warmth, compassion, and spaciousness to her work.

Bibliography/References
This workshop will be experiential with a Power Point presentation and time for Q and A.

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 info.acefoundation@gmail.com, 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 info.acefoundation@gmail.com.

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.

  • 3.0 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: info.acefoundation@gmail.com.
  • For questions regarding course content, please contact Kristin or Jennifer: info.acefoundation@gmail.com.
  • In the event of any grievance please contact: director.acefoundation@gmail.com.

Advanced Clinical Education (ACE) Foundation of the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists  #PSY-0121.

Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW, Inc., SW CPE 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 #0056; LP# P0017; LMFT #0028; LMHC #0045.

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