Reflective Practice: Remaining whole while healing others
By: Barbara Stroud, PhD, CalAIMH Inaugural President, ZERO TO THREE Academy of Fellows
Barbara Stroud, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, trainer, and consultant with over three decades worth of culturally informed clinical practice and training in the early childhood development and mental health arenas. She is the co-organizing founder and inaugural president of the California Association for Infant Mental Health, a member for the Academy of ZERO TO THREE Fellows, and holds prestigious endorsements as an Infant and Family Mental Health Specialist/Reflective Practice Facilitator Mentor with the California Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health.
Dr. Stroud is particularly passionate about the unique needs of children of color in the mental health and foster care systems, she has continually worked to infuse reflective practice and cultural curiosity into her trainings, consultation and service delivery. Dr. Stroud remains steadfast in her mission to ‘change the world – one relationship at a time’.
To learn more about Dr. Barbara Stroud or to arrange a consultation or training, visit: www.DrBarbaraStroud.com.
This training will examine the use of reflective practice skills to support children, parents, and providers is holding emotional content, moving through complex affect, and increasing co-regulations skills within our systems. Attendees will receive an introduction to reflective practice. We will then use this information to consider together how reflective practice skill allow us to safely explore sensitive issues such as: childhood trauma and abuse, parenting with a mental health issue or addition, managing multiple microaggressions, social inequity, or historical trauma, and additional issues providers face. Finally attendees will be introduced to and provided time to practice the use of reflective questions. This training will meet criteria for California IFEMH Reflective Practice Facilitator Endorsement training.
Following this training participants will be able to:
Describe the basic assumptions of reflective practice
Explain the need for emotional regulation in order to stay present in relationship and demonstrate empathy
Demonstrate the ability to use reflective questions in order to facilitate mentalizing and deeper intrapersonal understanding in the other
Define the importance of culture in all relationship and necessary to create both reflection and emotional healing
Outline how reflective practice skills support trauma informed care, by creating emotional safety to speak the unspeakable as well as holding the needs of the provider in this challenging work
Examine the impact of microaggressions, social inequity and historical trauma on psychological functioning and how reflective practice creates time for open dialogue regarding the provider’s role in healing social issues.
Location: St. Anne's - Foundation Room, 155 N. Occidental Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Parking: Onsite Parking - $6 and limited street parking
Check-in, continental breakfast begin at 8:30am; Training from 9:00am - 4:30pm
Continental Breakfast and boxed lunch provided.
Continuing Education Credits: up to 6 credits available for PSY, MFT, and LCSW's
APA: Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs.
By registering for this training the agency is liable for the registration fee, which is fully refundable up to November 8, 2019. Registration is transferrable prior to the start of the training. Once the training begins, fees are non-refundable/transferrable and no partial refunds will be given.
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