COMBAT PTSD &
MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA
INNOVATIVE METHODS FOR RAPID RECOVERY
Presented by Kendra Simpkins, MSW, LCSW
6.5 CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS
Learn how to quickly and painlessly address the ongoing effects of combat and military sexual trauma. Rapid Resolution Therapy® is an innovative, respectful and integrative process that is a celebration of resiliency, strength and freedom.
With this process, you’ll feel energized when your clients report relief and clarity. Learn how empirical studies of neurogenesis and neuroplasticity inform RRT. It has been shown to create a healing experience and alleviates limbic system activation, as well as guilt and shame often associated with military related traumas.
In this training, you will learn:
Methods to deactivate the “flight or fight” response of trauma.
Strategies to resolve moral injury and survivors guilt.
A strengths-based approach for civilian reintegration, the “new normal” and creating purpose.
Current trends in neuroscience regarding the mind and body impact of trauma and creatively utilizing memory reconsolidation to resolve trauma.
How to prevent compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma.
How to facilitate completion of treatment goals at a faster pace.
Training Schedule, Location and Registration
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Downtown
730 North Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803
RRT Practitioners Tuition is Waived – Please Call 561-741-4181 to Register.
Please note that partial attendance at this training is not permitted. You must commit to the full training and be present for the entire day according to the training agenda.
ABOUT THE TRAINER
Kendra Simpkins is a Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) practitioner, trained and supervised by RRT founder Dr. Jon Connelly. She received her Masters in Social Work from Columbia University. Kendra provides RRT to individuals experiencing PTSD, sexual trauma, grief, depression or any troubling impression associated to prior experiences. As a US Army veteran, Kendra specializes in military related trauma and provides a unique perspective outside of Veterans Affairs programs. She is the President and Founder of Operation Warrior Resolution, Inc. (OWR) a 501c3, which provides RRT to military. Kendra is also OWR's Clinical and Program Director of Operation for their veteran healing retreats, personally providing RRT and trauma-informed yoga. Her work with veterans and RRT has been featured on national and local news and radio. She regularly travels nationwide to train other mental health professionals in RRT. Kendra is a mentor and Warrior Leader with the Wounded Warrior Project in the Sarasota, FL area..
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Dr. Connelly is the founder of Rapid Resolution Therapy, a revolutionary psycho-therapeutic approach to resolving emotional and behavioral difficulties. He has also founded The Institute for Survivors of Sexual Violence, a non-profit (501C3) organization providing mental health professionals with state-of-the-art training in advanced clinical methods of eliminating the negative influence of trauma. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has a doctorate in Clinical Pastoral Counseling. Thousands of mental health professionals have participated in his trainings.
EARN 6.5 CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS
This training is designed for licensed mental health and medical professionals, registered interns and graduate students in accredited mental health and medical training programs.
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886445677-6659) for 6.5 continuing education contact hours. Expires 8.31.2019.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5618. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Continuing education credit for nurses is provided through Commonwealth Educational Seminars. 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 Nurses 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.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (Provider #0433, Exp. 9/30/2020) to provide continuing education for social workers licensed in the state of Alabama.
The California Board of Behavioral Sciences recognizes our approved status as a continuing education provider through NASW and NBCC in order to provide continuing education to mental health professionals in the state of California.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy has been approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (Provider # 50-11142 exp. 3/31/2021). This training meets the standards for approval of continuing education courses set forth by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling regarding the qualifications necessary for mental health professionals to practice hypnosis (Rule 64B4-6.002) and counts toward the required 50 hours of instruction.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to provide continuing education to marriage and family therapists licensed in the state of Illinois.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners (Provider # 5791 exp. 9/30/19) to provide continuing education programs for licensed Social Workers.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the Texas State Board of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #977 exp. 6/30/19) to provide continuing education programs for licensed marriage and family therapists in the State of Texas.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is approved by the Texas State Board of Professional Counselors (Provider # 2699 exp. 6/30/19) to provide continuing education programs for licensed professional counselors in the State of Texas.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy 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 #0245.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0024.
The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0018.
CE Credit Disclaimer: It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their states.