April Café: Experiential Action Methods and Tools for Healing Grief and Trauma

  • 04/12/2019
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Simpkins Family Swim Center – Live Oak Community Room 979 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062


  • Non-member Registration (CAFE CAMFT w/CE Certificate Included)
  • Non-member Registration CAFE CAMFT (without CE)
  • Santa Cruz CAMFT Member Registration (CAFE CAMFT w/CE Certificate Included)

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Experiential Action Methods
and Tools for Healing Grief and Trauma

with Lusijah Darrow, LMFT

1.5 CE Credits

This training is for people seeking to expand their knowledge of experiential action methods in treating grief and trauma. The action methods are based on practice of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. Experiential action methods are compatible with CBT/DBT, Narrative, Advances in Neurobiology, and Transpersonal therapies. Participants will learn about ways to create a safe and warm container for grief and trauma work and how to use action methods in context with specific grief topics. Participants will learn and be able to practice techniques such as role reversal and doubling.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Attendees will learn to use psychodrama when working with clients experiencing grief and trauma in both didactic and experiential methods during the presentation.
    2. Attendees will practice some tools of psychodrama that are suited for group work.
    3. Attendees will also practice tools that are adaptable to individual work.

    About the Presenter:

    Lusijah Darrow LMFT, CP, (LMFT 92106) graduated from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology with a Master’s in Counseling Psychology and a specialization in Creative Expression. She is passionate about using therapeutic approaches that engage body, heart, mind, and soul to support transformative change. She is co-author of Life, Death, and Transformation: Experiential Action Methods and Tools for Healing Grief and Trauma. She is the only person in Santa Cruz county who is certified in psychodrama by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy and a CAMFT approved CEU provider. Learn more at: lusijahmft.com.

    Morning schedule:

    Doors Open at 9:00 am for sign-in. Coffee and Refreshments served
    Presentation 9:30 am to 11:00 am
    Optional Networking 11:00 to 11:45

    Continuing Education: Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course completion certificates will be available to attendees at the end of the presentation.

    The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (Provider #62284)

    Cancellation policy: There will be no cancellation refund for this program.

    Special Accommodations: The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is committed to providing a presentation that is accessible to all who wish to attend. If you have a special need and plan to attend, please notify us at president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786. Requests must be made one week in advance.

    Grievances may be filed with the SC-CAMFT at president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786.

    For any questions please contact the president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786.

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