EMDR for Kids: Adapting the 8 Phases

In this advanced on-demand training, EMDR trained professionals will learn how to adapt the 8 phases of EMDR therapy with children. Participants will learn a variety of playful and innovative interventions to effectively engage children in all phases of EMDR therapy. Drawing from the core model of EMDR, participants will learn how to adapt key concepts of EMDR therapy to meet the needs for children. Join Christine Mark-Griffin, LCSW, certified EMDR clinician and EMDRIA-Approved Consultant and author of EMDR Workbook for Kids in this 6.5-hour training to enhance your skills in providing EMDR with kids.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the 8 phases of EMDR therapy with child friendly verbiage
  • Distinguish between usage of EMDR standard protocol for adults versus children
  • Explain how to adapt standard EMDR protocol within activities and games with children and their caregivers
  • Summarize EMDR interventions and techniques that can be implemented for children in each phase of EMDR therapy
  • Identify when to include and engage parents and caregivers in EMDR with children

Target Audience:

  • Social Workers 
  • Psychologists 
  • Counselors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists 
  • Therapists 
  • Other Mental Health Professionals 
  • *Participants must have completed EMDR Basic Training*

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Duration: 6.5 Hours

Ce: Approved for 6.5 CE & EMDRIA Credits

Investment: $189

Example Curriculum

  Introduction
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  Phase One
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  Phase Two
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  Phase Three
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  Phase Four
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  Phase Five
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  Phase Six
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  Phase Seven
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  Phase Eight
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  Post-Test & Evaluation
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