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20th Annual Conference

Dr. van der Kolk

Understanding and Treatment of Psychological Trauma

Dr. Bessel A. van der Kolk

Friday, March 28, 2014

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About the presenter

Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD has been the Medical Director of The Trauma Center in Boston for the past 30 years. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School and serves as the Director of the National of the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Complex Trauma Network. He is past President of International society for Traumatic Stress Studies.


8:00 a.m. Registration and Check In
8:20 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
8:30 a.m. Trauma & Develoopment
9:30 a.m. Trauma, neurobiolgy, affect regulation
10:15 a.m. A refreshing break
10:30 a.m. Trauma and the Brain
12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m. Trauma Treatment i: Stabilization
3:00 p.m. A necessary break
3:15 p.m. Trauma Treatment II: Trauma Processing and Neurofeedback
4:15 p.m. Participant question and answer session
4:30 p.m. Turn in evaluation & Pick up certificate

Objectives: At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Examine how traumatized people process information;
  • Review recent developments in neuroscience as they relate to the treatment of PTSD;
  • Emphasize techniques of physical mastery, affect regulation attention and memory processing.


Professional Fees
$105 Early Registration - postmarked by March 10.
$115 General Registration
$130 At the door.

Student Fees
$ 60 General Registration
$ 75 At the door

Institutional Rate
$ 90 Registration fee per person with 4 or more registering together from the same institution/agency.

USU Faculty/Staff
$ 90 USU Faculty/Staff

Refund Policy
Refunds less $15 must be requested in writing and received by 9:00 a.m. on March 28.
No refunds after March 28.

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