Join KVC for a special seminar from Bessel A. van der Kok, M.D., the world’s leading expert in the field of traumatic stress. Participants will learn the latest research findings about how people’s brains, minds and bodies are affected by traumatic experiences and understand better the principles of post-traumatic therapy. Join Dr. van der Kolk, the world’s leading expert in the field of traumatic stress, to explore specific techniques that address:
- Affect regulation
- The integration of dissociated aspects of experience
- Overcoming helplessness
- The re-integration of human connections
FREE for training
$20/person for CEUs
October 10, 2014 (8am registration, 8:30am-4:30pm training)
Ball Conference Center
21350 W. 153rd St.
Olathe, KS 66061
About the Presenter
Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D. is a clinical psychiatrist who has studied the impact and resolution of trauma on human beings for the past 30 years. His research has ranged from developmental impact of trauma to neuroimaging and from memory processes to the use of EMDR and theater groups in PTSD. He is professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and medical director of the Trauma Center in Boston where he also serves as director of the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Complex Trauma Network. He is past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Dr. van der Kolk has taught at universities and hospitals throughout the world. He is author of over a hundred scientific articles, author of Psychological Trauma and co-editor of Traumatic Stress.