Unlocking the Power of Polyvagal Theory and EMDR in Clinical Practice

This 3-hour on-demand webinar led by Rebecca Kase, LCSW, RYT, was originally broadcast live on March 5, 2024. All registrants receive unlimited access to the recording for 365 days.

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Delve into the rich world of Polyvagal Theory and EMDR therapy to enhance your clinical skills and better understand the intricate interplay between memory and autonomic processes.

In this transformative webinar led by Rebecca Kase, LCSW, you will:

Explore the Fundamental Concepts of Polyvagal Theory: Gain a deep understanding of how the vagus nerve influences overall health and well-being and discover its role in fostering social connections.

Embrace the Adaptive Information Processing Model from EMDR Therapy: Uncover the insights into how memory storage impacts diagnoses and common clinical presentations, equipping you with valuable tools for your practice.

Develop Case Conceptualization Strategies: Learn effective case conceptualization techniques to implement with your clients, enhancing your ability to tailor treatment plans.

Master Polyvagal-Informed EMDR Approaches: Discover a range of Polyvagal Informed EMDR techniques designed to help clients with self-soothing and emotional regulation.

Don’t miss this opportunity to integrate these leading therapeutic frameworks into your clinical practice. By enhancing your skills and deepening your understanding, you will empower your clients to embark on a path toward healing and well-being.

  • Describe at least two core premises of Polyvagal Theory.
  • Explain how the autonomic nervous system influences social engagement, and the role of social engagement on the therapeutic process.
  • Review the adaptive information process model, and implications for symptoms and clinical presentations.
  • Explore the role of neural exercises as they relate to client readiness and preparation for processing traumatic memories.

This training offers 3 hours of direct contact (not counting breaks or lunch). It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards/regulatory body to verify CE requirements for their license to practice.

Attendees of the live broadcast will receive instructions on how to obtain their Certificate of Participation after the course is finished.

Attendees of the on-demand recorded version will need to complete a Post-Webinar Quiz with a pass of at least 80% in order to verify attendance and then receive their Certificate of Participation. On-demand attendees will receive instructions on how to obtain their Certificate of Participation once they have successfully passed the Post-Webinar Quiz at the completion of the webinar.

The Certificate of Participation includes:

  • Name of participant.
  • Title of training.
  • Name of presenter plus their credentials.
  • Number of hours of training.
  • Date of training.
  • Confirmation that showed 100% attendance at the live broadcast or passed a quiz with at least an 80% grade to verify attendance of the on-demand recording.

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  • Rebecca Kase, LCSW, RYT
1:00-2:20 pm

Review core principles of PVT.

Review the role of the vagus nerve on mediating autonomic circuits.

Review the concept of neuroception.

Review the social engagement system.

Examine the concept of therapeutic presence and its relationship to Polyvagal Theory.

  • Rebecca Kase, LCSW, RYT
2:45 pm - 4:15pm

Review the adaptive information processing model from EMDR therapy.

Examine the concept of neural exercises and their relationship to autonomic resiliency.

Review the relationship between autonomic processes and memory storage.

Review the Preparation Hierarchy (Kase, 2023).

Practice one Polyvagal informed EMDR inspired preparation skill, experientially in the group space.

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Who Should Attend

  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Clinical and Counselling Psychologists
  • Psychiatric Social Workers
  • Pastoral Counsellors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Counsellors
  • Graduate Students in accredited programs in the above fields
  • Case Managers
  • Licensed Professional Counsellors
  • All other professionals who would like to develop, update or expand their skills and knowledge in mental health practices