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Videos

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  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a psychotherapy technique which is used to help people with a number of conditions.

    In this 5-part video series, Trina Welz, LPC, and an EMDR International Association Approved Consultant, introduces EMDR, addresses the foundations of EMDR Therapy, along with research, clinical applications and some of the misconceptions associated with EMDR.

    The learning objectives for this 5-part video series include how to:

    • Become familiar with the Adaptive Information Processing Model.
    • Gain an understanding of the neurobiology behind the formation of traumatic memories.
    • Identify the diagnoses that can be treated with EMDR Therapy.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on August 18, 2017.

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  • Mark Jones, D.Min., LPC-S, LMFT-S, is board certified in neurofeedback (BCIA) and Quantitative EEG (QEEG), and an adjunct professor and director of the neurofeedback program at UTSA. In this video replay he defines, identifies the underlying causes and discusses how to recognize the key symptoms of Developmental Trauma.

    The learning objectives for this 5-part video series include:

    • Gain a basic understanding of Developmental Trauma as defined by Sebem Fisher and Bessel van der Kolk.
    • Identify the underlying causes of Developmental Trauma.
    • Recognize the key symptoms of Developmental Trauma.
    • Conceptualize the effects of early trauma and neglect on brain development.
    • Understand the strategies for treating Developmental Trauma

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this presentation on November 17, 2017.

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  • Trauma impacts the development of a child, increasing the risk for emotional, behavioral, academic, social and physical problems throughout life. During this Clarity Child Guidance Center community presentation, 'How Trauma Impacts a Child', Clarissa Zamora, Director of Education and Outreach for ChildSafe, examines the link between childhood trauma and chronic health problems, reviews resiliency in children and how it is built on internal and external factors, and shares her own personal story.

    This 5-part series helps viewers to:

    • Understand the developmental differences when children are affected by child abuse
    • Examine the history of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) research, and attendees will calculate their own ACE and Family Strength scores
    • Review SEARCH Institute's 40 Developmental Assets, and
    • Review how resiliency is built on external and internal factors.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on November 8, 2013.

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  • In this video series, Becky Davenport, PhD, LMFT, owner and director of the Institute for Couple and Family Enhancement, provides an overview of interactive play therapy models designed to address attachment security, including a demonstration of activities and skills for engaging parent-child interaction that fosters meaningful connection.

    The learning objectives for this 4-part video presentation include:

    - Appreciate the theory and goal differences between nondirective and interactive/experiential play therapy.
    - Understand the role of attachment security in child self-regulation.
    - Recognize the purpose of interactive/experiential play therapy in strengthening parent-child attachment.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this presentation during Claritycon2016 on June 16, 2016.

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  • Melissa Deuter, MD, is a Board certified Psychiatrist and founder of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care in San Antonio, Texas.

    In this 5-part video series, Dr. Deuter addresses the psychologcial and mental health needs of LGBTQ youth, the risk factors, and solutions tailored to the needs of LGBTQ youth.

    The learning objectives for this 5-part video include:

    • Understand the unique mental health needs and social conditions affecting LGBTQ youth.
    • Understand the risk factors for higher rates of mental health conditions in LGBTQ youth.
    • Identify strategies to support LGBTQ youth and intervene to modify risks and improve outcomes.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation at Claritycon2018 on June 21, 2018.

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  • In this video, Teresa "Tere" Sariol, MOT, OTR, defines sensory integration and explains the role of the five senses as they pertain to sensory integration.

    The learning objectives for this 6-part video presentation include:

    1. Define sensory integration.
    2. Describe three sensory integration dysfunctions.
    3. Describe three sensory motor copine skills.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this CEU presentation on July 29, 2016.

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  • Shawn Owens, RN, Clarity Child Guidance Center vice president of nursing, provides a brief overview of Basic Strategies for Suicide Prevention. Shawn explains the following:

    • What increases the likelihood of suicide?
    • Warning signs
    • How to take preventive action to help someone in need
    • Getting a person help

    Basic Strategies for Suicide Prevention

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  • Richard Layne, MA, LPC, TIC, licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas, presents 'The Relationship Between Attachment, Trauma and the DSM-5.' During this Clarity Child Guidance Center community presentation, Mr. Layne explains basic principles of attachment, trauma, and complex trauma. He also reviews the new guidelines for Trauma Related Disorders in the DSM-5.

    This 5-part series helps viewers to:

    • Identify trauma and attachment problems
    • Understand the new guidelines for Trauma Related Disorders in the DSM-5

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on December 13, 2013.

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  • In this video, Aisha Woods, LPC, discusses some of the seen and unseen obstacles faced by children and adolescents of military families. Her presentation also includes the psychological effects these children and teens face, as well as treatment options.

    The learning objectives for this 5-part video presentation include:

    1. Learning potential psychological effects of being a child of an active duty military member.

    2. Learning the impact of deployments on children of military members’ mental health.

    3. Identifying strength-based therapeutic techniques to assist children of military families.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this presentation during Claritycon2016 on June 17, 2016

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  • In this 4-part video series, Marcella Hayes, LPC and Certified Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapist (TF-CBT) with the Children's Bereavement Center, along with Kim Fox, MA, LPC-I, NCC , and Elizabeth Hartwig, Phd, LPC-S, LMFT, Registered Play Therapist-S,  present, Treating Childhood Traumatic Grief (CTG) Utilizing Components of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

    This video series provides an interactive discussion on the process of utilizing components of Trauma-Focused CBT to adapt to Childhood Traumatic Grief (CTG) and create a Traumatic Grief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TG-CBT) treatment plan. The purpose of this presentation is to aid clinicians in exploring options that would facilitate treating the traumatic aspects of the death event for clients to proceed and engage in teh grief focused work, processing typical tasks for their natural grief process.

    The learning objectives for this 5-part video include:

    • Explore, discuss and understand differences between "Typical Grief" and "Childhood Traumatic Grief (CTG)"
    • Learn, discuss and engage in interactive interventions for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) PRACTICE model components.
    • Explore case study and treatment implementation of CTG with components of TF-CBT to create a TG-CBT treatment plan.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation at Claritycon2019 on July 25, 2019

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  • Tim Johanson, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Pediatric Residency training Program.

    In this 4-part video series, Dr. Johanson reviews the effects of ACE's (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and mass trauma on children.

    The learning objectives for this 4-part video include:

    • Review the current and new research on ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences).
    • Understand how symptoms of trauma change with different developmental ages.
    • Discuss the "Dos and Don'ts" for parents.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation at Claritycon2018 on June 21, 2018.

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  • In this video series, Lynn Carver, LCSW, and the Director of Clinical Services at Willow Springs Center in Reno, Nevada, provides information on how therapists can integrate DBT chain analysis into other therapeutic modalities. Her presentation includes a case study and an overview of the utilization of DBT skills to replace maladaptive behavior.

    The learning objectives for this 7-part video presentation include:

    - Understand the purpose and function of behavioral chain analysis and its impact on behavior change.
    - Understand the balance of acceptance and change in therapy.
    - Learn how to assist patients in breaking maladaptive behavior patterns by using skills.
    - Understand DBT skill modules and how each module is used for acceptance or change.

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this presentation during Claritycon2016 on June 16, 2016.

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  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youths aged 10 to 24. Recently, researchers found that only 26% of teens thinking about suicide received mental health treatment. Parents, teachers and mental health professionals need to learn how to identify the warning signs and prevent youth suicide.

    For our latest On-Demand Video series, Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D., and Arielle H. Sheftall, Ph.D., provide a comprehensive review of the following:

    • Risk factors for suicide
    • Theories of suicidal behavior
    • Non-suicidal self-injury
    • Treatment options for self-harm among youth

    Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on October 14, 2011.

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