Workshops

Group Treatment Approaches in Working with Trauma

ID: 5684WEB

Working together in a group atmosphere provides people who have survived a traumatic event with an opportunity to substantially cope with their reactions to this event. This webinar will help participants to learn a variety of different group interventions, when to apply them and when not to apply them. The differences between therapy-oriented populations and non-therapy-oriented populations and their responses to trauma groups will be discussed. Establishing a safe environment for the exploration of feelings and the containment of overwhelming feelings as well as learning the curative factors in group therapy will be covered. [Required for Trauma Response & Crisis Intervention Certificate Program]


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical

Instructor: Natalie Contreras, MA, LPC
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar


Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Natalie Contreras, MA, LPC is a bilingual Spanish speaking counselor who has worked with adults, children and adolescents and families in Northern New Jersey for over 20 years. She is a licensed professional counselor and an approved clinical supervisor. Natalie currently works full time for Center for Family Services as the Associate Vice President of Mental Health Services overseeing the outpatient programs in the Northern region and Intensive In Home Services. She has extensive experience working clinically with high risk children and their families who experienced trauma. She also maintains a small private practice in Morris County. Natalie has completed trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, ARC and is working towards endorsement as an infant mental health specialist which specializes in the 0-6 age group. She provides various trainings for Center for Family Services as well as Rutgers University.

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