ACE Foundation Programs

2020 Program Archive

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


Program Description

Through an in depth discussion and case illustration, the presenter will differentiate between Trauma with a capital “T” and the types of traumas referred to with a lower case “t”. Throughout this presentation, Mr. Keizerstein will explain how the autonomic nervous system functions by defining specific symptoms and behaviors found in a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Accumulated Stress Injury. Audience participation will be encouraged to enhance learning about the various implications of trauma and to reinforce an understanding of the impact of trauma on the brain and the autonomic nervous system. The presenter will demonstrate various treatment approaches for effective treatment of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and accumulated stress injury.

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.


Sunday, November 15, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm

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Roger Keizerstein, LCSW

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3.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded For This Program

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Program Details

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

  1. Compare and contrast healthy and unhealthy anxiety.
  2. Distinguish between sensory integration impairment and an over-anxious disorder by providing examples of each.
  3. Identify specific treatments that target different forms of anxiety and describe why these treatments are more effective than others.
  4. Describe a specific treatment with a neurological understanding of the various types of anxiety reviewed in this presentation.
  5. Compare and contrast the differences between generalized anxiety brought on by previous panic attacks and anxiety brought on by a complicated attachment adjustment.

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

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

Roger Keizerstein, LCSW trained in child and family therapy at the North Suffolk Mental Health Center in Smithtown, N.Y. and received a postgraduate certificate from the International Association of Trauma Professionals. He has presented on trauma throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Mr. Keizerstein has been in private practice for thirty five years. He specializes in working with adults, children and families suffering from trauma.

Lecture with three case studies and time for 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.

  • 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:
  • For questions regarding course content, please contact Kristin or Jennifer:
  • In the event of any grievance please contact:

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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