Epona Retreats: Opportunities for Professionals

We are finalizing the details of training and educational retreats for professionals in 2020. Stay tuned for more information.

Living in Connection Training for Professionals

San Miguel, Mexico: Winter 2020 Dates and Prices TBD

Marrakech, Morocco: 4/18/20-4/24/20 - $3995.00 AND 10/17/20-10/23/20 - $3995.00

Puglia, Italy: Summer 2020 Dates and Prices TBD

Course Description

This training is designed to provide education, practice, and skills for treating PTSD, complex trauma and attachment disorders. Professionals will learn and experience a rich variety of experiential modalities including and drawing from trauma-sensitive body therapies, equine-assisted-therapy, eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR), and psychodrama. Professionals will participate in and observe the process of healing for clients including building safety and trust, installation of resources, identification of traumatic triggers, reprocessing of trauma, and implementation of tools. Professionals will gain theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills, and have the opportunity to participate didactically and in interactive study groups.

Learning Objectives

Professionals will be able to:

*identify complex trauma symptoms

*identify when clients are moving towards or away from healthy attachment.

*list body-centered tools for emotional regulation, stress reduction, and anxiety management.

*demonstrate and incorporate animal and nature assisted therapeutic techniques.

*apply tapping tools and bi-lateral stimulation for regulation, resourcing, and reprocessing.

*utilize the therapeutic techniques of role playing, role reversal, and empty chair work.

To view the schedule, click here.

Target Audience

This program is for Mental Health professionals including LPC’s, MFT’s, LCSW’s or any interested professional in health care.

Grievance Policy

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to: your name, email, and phone. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems.

Accommodations for the Differently Abled

Your company training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact: Jody Cross, (631) 786-8409, jody@jodycrosstherapy.com

Continuing Education Credit Information

This program offers 25 CE hours. It is the participant's responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.

Continuing Education Credit is pending through Commonwealth Educational Seminars for the following professions:

Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors; Social Workers; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists; Nurses

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LPCs/LMHCs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

Commonwealth Educational Seminars 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. #SW-0444.

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LMFTs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

As an American Psychological Association (APA) approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.   


Presenter

Jody Cross, LCSW. See ABOUT page for more information about Jody.