How Trauma Impacts Memory
Exploring the Science of Trauma & Memory
Case Studies, Neuroscience & Clinical Methods
8:30am to 4pm
Cost: $80 NASW Members
$40 Graduate Students & Domestic Violence Staff
$125 Non-NASW Members
215 West Day Road
Lunch on your own
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This is a multi-media workshop exploring the science of trauma & memory.
Using Dr. Ford’s accusations of sexual assault as a starting point, this workshop will provide an overview of relevant trauma/memory research and the importance of mind-body methods in the treatment of trauma.
Format will be power-point presentation with video examples to enhance learning, live-demonstration of guided imagery techniques and psychodrama.
Video excerpts of therapy with a male rape survivor will be shown.
There will be many videos, time to relax, and group-exercises to help the flow of the day.
At the end of the day, participants will :
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is recommended for social workers, therapists or students in the child welfare, mental health, domestic violence, law enforcement, medical field and any interested community person.
Presenter: Bill Martin, LCSW
Bill is a therapist in private practice, faculty member of the Chicago Center for Family Health and former visiting lecturer at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration where he was nominated for a cultural diversity award in teaching by his students.
He's facilitated over 100 trauma related psychodramas, is certified in Guided Imagery from the Academy of Guided Imagery and EMDR practitioner for many years.
In 1990, he recovered a traumatic memory of a domestic violence event which occurred in 1968.
"I loved it-very well designed with didactic, videos, slides, handouts-some technical research and conceptual imagery. Bill is authentic and caring, great time-management too! It's perfect!"
"A great learning experience! Bill Martin points out the clear trauma responses of Blasey-Ford on video in an enlightening discussion of trauma and it's symptoms. "
"...the workshop was very interesting and useful in applying the concepts of trauma in relation to memory and the topical issue presented. Bill had an accessible and personable way of presenting and leaves time for questions and discussion. I highly recommend this workshop."
"...interesting and informative....could easily be a longer workshop."
"...very impressed with Bill's knowledge on trauma. I learned a lot and will be able to use this education to better serve my clients."
"...exceeded my expectations."
"This presentation gives me many prompts for learning more."
"This workshop was very intriguing and interesting. I learned a lot about the details of the working brain and how it affects patients with trauma. Information was well presented and very helpful and applicable to my workplace."
Other Dates and Locations for this Trauma/Memory Workshop:
Champaign, Illinois July 19, 2019
Jane Addams School of Social Work July 19, 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana August 9, 2019
South Bend, Ind August 16,2019
Milwaukee,WI August 23, 2019
Philadelphia, Pa October 25, 2019 (tbd)
Asheville, NC November 22, 2019 (tbd)
For more information, email Bill Martin at [email protected]
Request a scholarship via email to [email protected]