Course curriculum

  • 1

    WELCOME

    • Welcome to the Course

  • 2

    INTRODUCTION

    • Introduction

  • 3

    SHIFTING THE NEGATIVITY BIAS IN THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH COMPASSIONATE AWARENESS

    • The Negativity Bias and Its Implications on the Therapeutic Relationship

    • Brain Science: The Cornerstone of Understanding

    • The Evolution of the Threat Defense System: Current Strategies For Fight, Flight, Freeze

    • Systemic Judgment: Oppression & Internalized Oppression

  • 4

    THE ROLE OF COMPASSIONATE AWARENESS IN SHIFTING THE NEGATIVITY BIAS

    • Emphasizing Compassionate Awareness to Transform Patterns

    • Two Wings of Compassionate Awareness

    • EXERCISE: RAIN

    • Vignette: Relational Mindfulness

    • The Role of Self-Compassion in Compassionate Awareness

    • EXERCISE: HOW WOULD YOU TREAT A FRIEND?

    • Three Main Components of Self-Compassion

    • EXERCISE: SELF-COMPASSION BREAK

    • Three Main Ways To Initiate Self-Compassion

    • MEDITATION: AFFECTIONATE BREATHING

  • 5

    PRIORITIZING A TRAUMA-INFORMED FOUNDATION

    • Introduction: Considering Strengths and Challenges, Resisting Re-Traumatization, and Promoting a Culture of Care

  • 6

    We Consider the Potential Strengths and Challenges of Individual Trauma Survivors, the Communities they are Embedded in, and the Social, Political, and Economic Context

    • The Co-Emergence of Strengths and Challenges

    • Tracking Discomfort and Destabilization

    • The Second Arrow

    • Vignette: Rosa

    • No Trauma is Individual: Intergenerational Trauma, Oppression, and Internalized Oppression

    • Vignette: Rashida

    • Reflection

  • 7

    We Resist Re-Traumitization

    • Recognizing Activation

    • Assessing Intensity

    • Returning To Optimal Window Of Tolerance

  • 8

    We Explicitly Promote a Culture of Care

    • Internal Awareness

    • Meditation

    • Relational Safety

    • Vignette: Rachel

    • Reflection

    • Cultural Wellness

    • Exercise

    • Trust in the Innate Wisdom within Communities

    • Exercise

  • 9

    INTEGRATION

    • Integration

    • The Power of Neuroplasticity

    • Meditation

    • Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: Taking in the Good

    • Exercise

  • 10

    REFERENCES AND RESOURCES

    • References and Resources

  • 11

    COMPLETION AND NEXT STEPS FOR CEU CREDIT AND CERTIFICATE

    • Completion And Next Steps For CEUs