On Demand 6 Hour Video Course

Beyond Desensitization: Expanding Children’s Window Of Tolerance with EMDR Therapy

Virtual EMDR Specialty Workshop for EMDR Clinicians

Presenters: Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMHP, Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LIMHP and Stefanie Armstrong, MS, LIMHP

This 6 hour virtual workshop is intended for master’s level or doctoral level clinicians who are EMDR trained.

 Level of difficulty: Intermediate.

6 Hour Video Course

6 CE credits approved by Ce-classes.com

6 EMDRIA Credits


The webinar consists of two 3-hour pre-recorded videos. Watch and listen from the comfort of anywhere as Deb, Cathy, and Stefanie teach the steps to implement EMDR therapy with the goal of expanding children’s feelings tolerance to ordinary daily stressors and eliminating meltdowns, aggression, and other reactive behaviors.  Lecture and videos will illustrate creative methods for activating emotions in session, playful methods of engaging children in processing, and interweaves to activate processing, strengthen emotional coping, and deepen the experience of self-regulation.

Your Presenters

Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMHP, Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LIMHP  and Stefanie Armstrong MS, LIMHP are internationally known trauma specialists, trainers, and co-authors. The presenters also offer individual and group parent coaching. Learn More →

  1. Describe the type of behavior observed in children who with impaired processing due to poor self-awareness, poor development of the prefrontal brain, and a narrow window of tolerance.
  2. Name one preparation activity that helps children and parents gain insight into ordinary triggers, feelings, thoughts, and behaviors without activating shame.
  3. Give an example of a “coaching” interweave that can be used to help a child have the experience of self-regulation during current trigger processing.
  4. Name an interweave that involves the EMDR therapist articulating the child’s irrational thoughts and feelings, while inviting the child to activate his “thinking brain” in response.
  5. Describe a useful way to encourage new behavioral responses through EMDR future rehearsal for children with behavioral dysregulation.
  6. Name a method designed to reinforce the child’s experience of moving from a regulated to a dysregulated state.
Complete Agenda
Module 1:

  • Identifying Impaired Processing in Traumatized Children
  • Activating the Thinking Brain and De-escalating Shame
  • Strengthening Children’s Capacity for Processing
  • Increasing Mentalization through Dominoes  

Module 2:

  • Widening the Window with EMDR and Songs, Raps, and the 2-Drawings Method
  • Interactive and Ego State Cognitive Interweaves
  • Bringing Them Back to the Touchstones
  • Fun with Future Templates
CEU Information
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Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

  • This course is NOT available for NBCC credit
  • Licensed professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval
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Certificates Awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at ce-classes.com, entering a 16- digit keycode, and completing an evaluation form.
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Please note: once you have created an account, an email will be sent to you from ATCI to complete payment for the course and gain access. It is important to use an email to create your account that you plan to use to access the course in the future.

Refund policy: No refunds once registration is complete.

Viewing policy: 6 months from registration for the class. Viewing time beyond the 6 months will result in a $25 fee for a 1 month viewing extension.

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