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Trauma Informed Foundations ~ Basic & Practicum (up to 7.5 CEs) in Pittsburgh
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Intersections Wellness, LLC Event

 Export to Your Calendar 4/13/2018
When: April 13 - 24, 2018
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Schoolhouse Yoga
5923 Baum Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA  15209
United States

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Intersections Wellness, LLC Presents: 

Trauma Informed Foundation ~ Basic & Practicum 

As we enter an era of increased awareness around assault, emotional abuse and predatory behavior, trauma-informed yoga instruction and mindfulness practices are taking on new significance. In this workshop and practicum, yoga teachers, therapists, social workers and other wellness professionals will gain a deeper understanding of how the effects of trauma may show up in classes or one-on-one sessions and the tools they can use to support the situation.

April 13, 2018 ~ Ahimsa: Trauma-Informed Basics ~ 6:00 - 8:30pm

This workshop will provide introductory information about the prevalence and impact of trauma, and how yoga can help to heal or further harm a yoga student who has been impacted by trauma.

April 14, 2018 ~ Trauma Foundations Practicum ~ 12:30 - 5:30pm

This practicum will build on pre-requisite trauma informed trainings. Participants will learn and practice a sampling of trauma-informed mindfulness techniques and yoga teaching skills. This practicum will also include: understanding how the nervous system and the brain are impacted; managing hyper- and hypo-arousal states, learning how to better attune the student/client’s nervous system; offering appropriate modifications in a yoga setting; learning trauma-informed tips for restorative practices. We will close the training with a practice of yoga nidra (yoga sleep). Curated discussion will be included.

Presented by:
Paula Soto, LSW, E-RYT & Linda Meacci, E-RYT500

 Workshop Location:
Schoolhouse Yoga
5923 Baum Blvd
Pittsburgh, Pa 15206

Up to 7.5 CEs 

 Cost of Program is $50 for April 13, $100 for April 14 and $150 for both Days 

CE Certificate is additional

CE Certificate fee made payable to NASW-PA
(mail in evaluation and payment to receive certificate)
NASW Members - $15             Non-Member - $25

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Please note these credits are accepted for PA license only:
NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers, marriage and family therapist and professional counselors by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapist and Professional Counselors, call your state licensing  
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