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Division 56 is proud to present a webinar series focused on issues relevant to researchers, teachers, and practitioners in the field of trauma psychology. Please contact the current chair of the Webinar Committee to make requests for specific topics to be covered. The Webinars are posted on Division 56 Webpage with the permission of the presenters.  The material of the webinars is owned by the individual presenters and should not be distributed or re-posted without the presenter's permission. 

We are happy to announce the launch of our new Homestudy program. This system includes a catalog of archived webinars with CE options. Please note that you will need to create an account in this new system prior to accessing the webinar content. Each webinar will include 4 diferent user levels to include the following:

Non-CE Option Free
Division 56 Member - CE Option $15
Non-Member - CE Option $25
Student - CE Option $5


Be sure to select the appropriate level upon registration. For detailed instructions on how to register for a Live webinar, Click Here. For detailed instructions on how to register for Homestudy on-demand contenct, Click Here

Division 56 hosted APA 2020 Virtual Convention sessions are now available for CE credit on the Homestudy platform! Click Here to view more information about each available session. 

Interested in facilitating a CE Opportunity Program? Please view the Division 56 Continuing Education Policies and Procedure and complete a CE Program Application. All inquiries and/or applications should be submitted directly to the Webinar Chair


Upcoming Webinars

April 2021

An Overview of Issues in Working with Vulnerable Immigrant and Refugee Populations and A Case Study of the Garcia Family
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Hasmik Chakaryan, PhD, and Debbie Stiles, PhD

No CE Option
Division 56, 35, 52, 55, 34, 39, 42, 46, NYSPA, GPA, WSPA, DCPA - CE
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


Webinar Recordings

March 2021

Prospects for Immigrant Children During Times of COVID-19 and Policies
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD and Giselle Bass, PsyD, ABAP

No CE Option
Division 56, 35, 52, 55, 34, 39, 42, 46, NYSPA, GPA, WSPA, DCPA - CE
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


February 2021

Trauma-Informed Psychological Assessment
Dr. Tyson Bailey

No CE Option
Division 56 Member - CE
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


January 2021

Identification and Group Treatment of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)
Dr. George Rhoades and Dr. Shantae Williams

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


October 2020

Working in Conflict Zones/Disasters and Legislative Advocacy for Refugee Children and Families: Atypical Training for Graduate Students
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Brigitte Khoury, PhD, and Debbie Stiles, PhD

No CE Option

Division 56, 35, 52, 55, 34, 39, 42, 46, NYSPA, GPA, WSPA, DCPA - CE

Non-Members - CE

Students - CE

 

September 2020

Understanding and Addressing Race-Related Stress and Trauma for African American Youth and Adults
Dr. Sierra Carter and Dr. Farzana Saleem

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


July 2020

A Model for Addressing Non-Adaptive Guilt and Shame (NAGS) and Moral Injury Related to COVID-19
Carolyn B. Allard, Ph.D, A.B.P.P.

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


June 2020

Working with Refugees, Immigrants, and IDPs: Telehealth, Use of Interpreters, and Cultural Responsiveness
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Sandra Mattar, PsyD, & Lemny Perez, PsyD

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE

 

Views on COVID-19 and Mental Health: Stories from the Front-lines across the Globe
Dr. Kathleen Kendall- Tackett and Colleagues

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


May 2020

Therapeutic Psychological First Aid for Front-Line Healthcare Staff in a Pandemic
Julian Ford, Ph.D.,A.B.P.P.

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE

 

April 2020

Coping with the Disappearance of Family Members during Conflict and War:  Missing and Enforced Disappearance Status
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Kevin M. DeJesus, PhD, & Roubina Tahmazian, MA

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


Understanding and Stabalizing Safety Problems with Severely Disassociative Clients
Bethany Brand, Ph.D.

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE




December 2019

Trauma, Dissociation and Attachment:  Core Concepts and Their Relationships
Andrew Moskowitz, PhD

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


November 2019

Asylum and Cancelation of Removal Evaluations: Focus on Practical Skills in Providing Testimony in Immigration Court
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD and Giselle Hass, PsyD
Links for homestudy will be posted soon


October 2019

Impact and Integration: Psychology’s Role in Refugee and Asylum Seeker Cases, and Policy Development
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Adam Zahn, MS, Lavanya Devdas, PhD, MSW, & Megan Hume, MDP
Links for homestudy will be posted soon


Shame, Dissociation and Enactment in Complex Trauma Disorders
Martin Dorahy, PhD, DClinPych

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


May 2019

Intervening with Displaced Children and Families: Refugees, Immigrants and IDP's
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Rebecca Thomley, PsyD and Roshan Khatri, MD

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


April 2019

Aftereffects of a Terrorist Attack: New York City in the Years After 9/11
Susan Opotow, PhD

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE


Mindfulness and Meditation Techniques for Vulnerable Populations and Caregivers
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Elizabeth Carll, PhD, Rick Williamson, PhD, and Naj Alikhan, LMFT

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE




October 2018

Understanding Differences Between Clinical Trauma Evaluations and Asylum Evaluations for Refugee and Immigration Requests
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll and Claudette "Claudia" Antuña

No CE Option
Division 56 Members - CE 
Non-Members - CE
Students - CE

 

February 2018

An Attorney's Perspective: Best Practices for Collaborating with Attorneys in Support of Immigrant Clients; Writing Effective Medical Affadavits; Testifying in Court; and Understanding Asylum Law
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll and Shana Tabak
Watch Webinar

For more information, please go to The Refugee Mental Health Network website. 

December 2017

What is Dissociation and What is Psychosis:  A Conceptual and Symptom Based Analysis
Andrew Moskowitz
Watch Webinar

November 2017

Beyond Asylum Evaluations: Conducting Immigration Evaluations for Cancelation of Deportation, Hardship Waivers, and Waivers from Taking the U.S. Citizenship Exam
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll and Marta Miranda
Watch Webinar

Risk Management for Clinicians Working with Trauma Survivors
A. Steven Frankel
Watch Webinar

October 2017

Enduring Mothers, Enduring Knowledge: On Rape and History
Judith Alpert
Watch Webinar

September 2017

The Refugee Crisis: Understanding and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Families and Children Displaced by Armed Conflict
Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar: An APA Interdivisional Project
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Kenneth E. Miller
Watch Webinar

August 2017

The Neuropsychological Effects of Non-Responsive Parenting: Implications for Mother-Infant Sleep
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett & Wendy Middlemiss
Watch Webinar

July 2017

Group Delivery of Exposure, Cognitive, and Behavioral PTSD Interventions in a 16-Week Protocol
Diane Castillo
Watch Webinar

June 2017

Asylum Evaluations Continued: A More In-Depth Look at Evaluating Special Populations
APA Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll, Roy Aranda, & Jennifer McQuaid
Watch Webinar

Albinism and Trauma: Crisis in Tanzania!
Peter Ash & Ikponwosa Ero
Watch Webinar

May 2017

Updated on Complex PTSD (cPTSD)and Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD) for Clinicians and Researchers
Julian Ford
Watch Webinar

Working with Interpreters with Refugee Populations in Healthcare Settings and for Asylum Evaluations
APA Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll, Betsy Gard, & William Salton
Watch Webinar

April 2017

Clinical Practice Guidelines for PTSD: An Overview of the Process and Product
Lynn Bufka
Watch Webinar

March 2017

Conducting Asylum Evaluations
APA Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll, William Salton, & Jennifer McQuaid
Watch Webinar

February 2017

Screening and Intervening with Refugees; Understanding Trauma and the Mental Health Needs
APA Refugee Mental Health Resource Network Webinar
Co-sponsored by Divisions 56, 35, 52, and 55
Elizabeth Carll, Betsy Gard, & Carl Auerbach
Watch Webinar

December 2016

Assessment and Treatment of Torture Survivors: Resilience-Centered Healing
Adeyinka M. Akinsulure-Smith, Katherine Porterfield, and Hawthorne E. Smith
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

November 2016

Contextual Thearpy for Complex Trauma
Steve Gold
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

October 2016

Narrative Exposure Therapy
Frank Neuner
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

September 2016

Speaking the Unspeakable: Identification and Treatment of Childhood Trauma
Alicia F. Lieberman
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

July 2016

Complex PTSD: Treatment and Updates from ICD
Marylene Cloitre
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

June 2016

Detection and Management of PTSD in Primary Care Settings
Annabel Prins and Kyle Possemato
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

May 2016

Cognitive Processing Therapy: What is Next?
Patricia Resick
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April 2016

Cultural Competence in Trauma Treatment
Laura Brown
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

Special Webinar April 2016

Getting the Word Out About Trauma: Spotlight’s Investigation of Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church
Walter Robinson
Watch Webinar

March 2016

Psychopharmacological Treatment of Traumatization in Adults
Nancy Bernardy and Matthew Friedman
Watch Webinar

February 2016

Sreening of Brief Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence in Primary Care Settings
L. Kevin Hamberger
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

January 2016

Lessons Learned in the Traumatic Stress Field and Ways Forward
Dean Kilpatrick
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

December 2015

International/Cross-Cultural Trauma Trainings: Development and Meaningful Application
George Rhoades
Watch Webinar

November 2015

The Black Lives Matter Movement: Implications for Professional Psychologists
Nnamdi Pole and Amber Douglas
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

July 2015

The Hoffman Report: Div. 56 Discusses Initial Reactions and Plans
Beth Rom-Rymer and Nnamdi Pole
Panelists: Katherine Porterfield, Charles Figley, Steve Gold, Carly Smith, Robyn Gobin
Watch Webinar

July 2015

Multi-Systemic Psychosocial Support Model for Responding to Disasters and Mass Violence
Gilbert Reyes
Watch Webinar | Download slides

June 2015

PTSD in the DSM-V
Michelle Bovin
Watch Webinar | Download slides

May 2015

Treating Adult Traumatic Bereavement
Laurie Pearlman
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April 2015

Prolonged Exposure Therapy with Veterans
Erin Smith and Katherine E Porter
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March 2015

Early Adverse Experiences Increase the Risk of Adult Health Problems: The Implications of Lack of Responsive Care for Trauma and Long-Term Health
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett and Wendy Middlemiss
Watch Webinar | Download slides

February 2015

Working with Chronically Suicidal Clients: A Trauma-Informed, Empowerment Focused Perspective
Tyson D. Bailey
Watch Webinar | Download slides

December 2014

Posttraumatic Growth: Basic Concepts & Strategies for Facilitation
Richard Tedeschi
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

November 2014

Understanding and Stabilizing Safety Problems with Severely Dissociated Clients
Bethany Brand
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October 2014

Children Exposed to Violence and Other Adverse Experiences, Trauma and the Brain
Bob Geffner
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

July 2014

Understanding and Treatment of Sexually Trafficked Children, Teens and Young Women
George Rhoades
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

June 2014

Why Child Abuse Makes People Sick. The lifetime Health Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Kathleen Kendall-Tacket
Watch Webinar | Download Slides

July 2013

ECP Webinar on Self-Care and Resilience
Moderator - Lesia M. Rugless
Developing Resilience in Trauma Workers
Charles Figley & Kathy R. Figley
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Why Early Career Trauma Providers Should Care About Self-Care
Mira Brancu
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Developing Resilience in Trauma Workers
Adeyinka M. Akinsulure-Smith
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