Attention Healthcare Professionals:

Earn up to 6 Continuing Education Credits for participation in our upcoming National Speaker Series Event!

Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: Making Mindfulness and Meditation Safe for Trauma Survivors
with David Treleaven, Ph.D.

Up to 6 CEs Approved for Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals, Nurses, and Dietitians. ISG is approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education credits to psychologists. International Seminars Group maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Target Audience:
Social Work
Marriage & Family Therapy
Registered Dietitian

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David Treleaven, Ph.D.
Learning Level: Introductory
Course Type: Live Program, to be purchased from Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness


Learning Objectives for participating health care professionals:

Based on the content of this program, you will be able to:

  1. Describe how meditation practices may be experienced as challenging, distressing, or impairing for people with a history of trauma.
  2. Describe the five core principles of trauma-sensitive mindfulness.
  3. Integrate contemporary research regarding the self-regulatory benefits of meditation practice with the physiological mechanisms of post-traumatic stress.
  4. Identify signs of dysregulated arousal in clients and/or mindfulness class participants
  5. List strategies to avoid re-traumatization in mindfulness practices.
  6. Practice strategies (e.g., mindful gauges, breath regulation) that promote nervous system regulation in meditation practices.

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