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Healing the Fear That Hides, Looking for Dopamine in all the Wrong Places - Cincinnati
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5/11/2018
When: Friday, May 11, 2018
4:15 PM
Where: United States

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How many CE credits are being offered?

3.0


Does the CE offered count as Ethics CE?

No


Event Description

Neuroscience is demonstrating that some of the most challenging behaviors connected with toxic stress and trauma are actually biologically based fear responses more related to fear based dysregulation than intractable behavior. As Maureen Walker reminds, “Strategies for disconnection are an intense yearning for connection in an atmosphere of fear.” In this interactive presentation and discussion, we will examine how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and compounding adverse toxic stressors (CATS) create repeated fear responses and disrupt the feeling of safety in our bodies needed for the attachment and regulation centers of the brain to work properly. This makes embodied safety, the ability to feel safe as well as be safe, as important to those of us who work with families experiencing toxic stress as it is for those we serve. Setting power struggles aside, we will explore everyday, brain-based interventions to help all of us replace challenging, fear-based interactions with embodied safety, growth and hope. Objectives: Participants will be able to: Identify ACEs and CATS impact on the brain and the body resulting in fear-based dysregulation traditionally seen as chronic, challenging behaviors. Identify and use resilience-based approaches to fear-based dysregulation behaviors like aggression, self-harm, risk taking, oppositional-defiance. Identify and demonstrate techniques for helping themselves and others experience felt safety Identify and practice non-adversarial, collaborative and calming approaches to addressing fear-based dysregulation.


Event registration website

www.child-focus.org


Cost

Free


Provider Name

Child Focus, Inc


Provider Email Address

sdrummond@child-focus.org


Provider Phone Number

5137521555


Venue Name

Child Focus Training Center


Venue Street Address

4633-B Aicholtz Road


Venue City

Cincinnati


Venue State

Ohio


Venue Zip Code

45244