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From Lab Bench to Bedside: Translating Trauma Research into Innovative Treatments


Faculty:
Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, FRCPC |  Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT
Duration:
3 Hours 47 Minutes
Copyright:
May 24, 2021
Product Code:
POS052723
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.


Description

We now have a growing foundation of brain-wise, multisensory data on how trauma impacts both mind and body. But progress has been slow when it comes to translating this rich data into protocols that practitioners can actually apply to their work. This recording begins with a discussion of current findings on the default mode network, interoception, sensory integration, and somatosensory maps and similar studies, focusing on how they can inform innovative and sound clinical practice strategies. Because this session will include actual hands-on practices, participants will experience several strategies that translate “lab data” into expressive, sensory-based interventions. Please have white paper and basic drawing materials [felt markers, oil pastels, or coloured pencils] on hand and be ready to actively engage and explore several approaches during this session. We will conclude with time to discuss next steps and how we can continue to translate emerging data into effective methods in our work with traumatic stress.  

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Faculty

Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, FRCPC's Profile

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Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry, is the director of the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research unit at the University of Western Ontario. She established the Traumatic Stress Service and the Traumatic Stress Service Workplace Program, services that specialize in the treatment and research of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and related comorbid disorders. She currently holds the Harris-Woodman Chair in Mind-Body Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario.

Her research interests focus on studying the neurobiology of PTSD and treatment outcome research examining various pharmacological and psychotherapeutic methods. She has authored more than 100 published papers and chapters in the field of traumatic stress and is currently funded by several federal funding agencies. She regularly lectures on the topic of PTSD nationally and internationally She has recently published a book The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease with Eric Vermetten and Clare Pain.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Ruth Lanius has employment relationships with Western University of Canada, McMaster University, St. Joseph's Health Care, University of Western Ontario, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, London Health Sciences Centre, Robarts Research Institute, and the Lawson Health Research Institute. She receives grants from the National Defence (Canada), the Academica Medical Organization of Southwestern Ontario, the Trauma Research Foundation, and the Canadian Institute of Health Research. Dr. Lanius receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Ruth Lanius is a fellow with the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, a member of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She is a journal reviewer for several publications, to see a complete list contact PESI, Inc.


Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT's Profile

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Cathy A. Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT, is an expressive arts therapist and art therapist who has spent over 30 years working with individuals with traumatic stress and studying how the arts support reparation, integration and recovery from trauma. She is the founder and executive director of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute that trains mental health and health care practitioners in medical, educational, and community settings and assists in disaster relief and humanitarian efforts throughout the world. Cathy has given more than 500 invited presentations in the US, Canada, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia and has published numerous articles, chapters, and more than 20 books, including Trauma and Expressive Arts Therapy: Brain, Body and Imagination in the Healing Process, Understanding Children’s Drawings, Handbook of Art Therapy, Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems, and Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children. She has received numerous awards for distinguished service, clinical contributions and lifetime achievements, including honors from the Kennedy Center and Very Special Arts in Washington, DC. A passionate advocate for the role of the arts in health, she is a contributing writer for Psychology Today Online with more than 5 million readers and a visual artist and occasional ukulele and Hulusi musician.  

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Cathy Malchiodi is the co-founder and president of Art Therapy Without Borders. She has employment relationships with the Trauma-Informed Practices, Lesley University, and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute. Dr. Malchiodi receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Cathy Malchiodi is a member of the American Art Therapy Association, the American Counseling Association, the Association for Humanistic Counseling, the Association for Creativity in Counseling, and the International Traumatic Stress Society.


Objectives

  1. Choose at least three research studies that are relevant to work with traumatic stress.
  2. Support default mode network and why it is a key concept in the treatment of traumatic stress.
  3. Employ somatosensory map and determine its relevance to alexythmia.
  4. Appraise interoception and its relevance to trauma intervention.
  5. Plan a three-part framework for applying expressive, action-oriented, and implicit methods in the treatment of traumatic stress.
  6. Utilize at least three expressive strategies derived from current research data on traumatic stress.

Outline

  • Current findings on default mode network and applications for clinical practice 
  • Current findings on interoception and applications for clinical practice 
  • Current findings on sensory integration and applications for clinical practice 
  • A three-part framework for applying expressive therapies for traumatic stress 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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