Ritual Abuse And Extreme Abuse Clinician’s Conference 2012
The conference was very successful this year. S.M.A.R.T. wants to thank all those that attended and participated in the conference, including the speakers, volunteers and those in the survivor community that helped us promote the conference.
This one day conference preceding our regular conference was open to licensed practitioners in related fields to discuss issues in working with clients suffering from ritual abuse and extreme abuse symptoms. Students studying in related fields and retired licensed practitioners were also in attendance.
Internet conference information is available at: http://ritualabuse.us/smart-conference/ritual-abuse-and-extreme-abuse-clinicians-conference-2012/
The conference was held on August 10, 2012 from 9 am until 5 pm at the DoubleTree near the Bradley International Airport, 16 Ella Grasso Turnpike Windsor Locks, CT.
Conference Schedule – Friday, August 10, 2012
8:30 am – Registration
9:00 am – Ginny Fouts, LPC, LMFT and Kim Troyer, LPC – How Intentional Use of Classical Conditioning Techniques Creates Dissociative Identity Disorder in Young Children
10:30 am – Shamai Currim PhD – What is Integration and What Role Can Transpersonal Psychology Play?
12:00 pm – Complimentary Lunch
1:00 pm – Alexandra – The Healing Aspects of Abuse.
2:30 pm – Lee Schwecke – Working with Inpatient Survivors of Violence and Trauma
4:00 – 5:00 pm – Clinical discussion of treatment methods and techniques for extreme abuse and ritual abuse survivors.
CEUs were available for licensed clinicians. SMART and Survivorship were co-sponsors of the Ritual Abuse And Extreme Abuse Clinician’s Conference 2012. Survivorship has been approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a provider of continuing education (pce 5086). This conference workshop meets the qualifications for 7 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Please check with your local board to see if this is applicable to your license.
Speakers and Biographies
Please note: Listing of these speakers does not necessarily constitute our endorsement of them.
Shamai Currim PhD is a retired therapist, educator, and educational consultant. She continues to work with survivors and has been involved with children and families with special needs, AIDS hospice, and Prison communities. She presently sits on the Board of Directors of Survivorship and the Steering Committee of the Association for the Advancement of Psychosynthesis. Her topic is: What is Integration and What Role Can Transpersonal Psychology Play?
Ginny Fouts, LPC, LMFT, is founder of Innovative Therapies LLC. Mrs. Fouts has worked in the mental health field for 30 years in a variety of settings. She has experience helping individuals, couples, adolescents and groups, along with a wide-range of training working with those who have experienced severe trauma. Over the years she has seen counseling bring healing to many lives and relationships.
Kim Troyer, LPC, has worked in a variety of locations dealing with family crisis and trauma. She has worked in a hospital setting for many years helping families through their issues and walking them through the process of finding solutions for their continuing care. She opened her private practice several years ago to help those who are struggling with extreme abuse, DID and mind control. She speaks and sings at many conferences about her own abuse through SRA and mind control.
Ms. Fouts and Ms. Troyer’s topic is: How Intentional Use of Classical Conditioning Techniques Creates Dissociative Identity Disorder in Young Children
Alexandra is a multi disciplinary therapist. She incorporates various types of energy work, muscle testing, NLP, essential oils, and color into her cognitive behavioral therapy practice. She has an M. A. in Counseling Psychology and has been working with ritual abuse survivors for over 20 years. Her topic is: The Healing Aspects of Abuse.
Lee Schwecke has been a psychiatric nursing educator for 38 years and a staff nurse in an inpatient psychiatric facility for 24 years, working with survivors of violence and trauma. She co-authored 5 editions of a psychiatric nursing textbook and is a contributor to the 6th edition. These include her chapters on Survivors of Violence and Trauma. She has published 2 editorials on the same topics in a national psychiatric nursing journal. Her topic is: Working with Inpatient Survivors of Violence and Trauma
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