Trauma Center Workshops

The Trauma Center at JRI offers a variety of workshops and clinical consultation groups designed to provide professional support and advanced, hands-on learning opportunities for clinicians and other providers working with children and adults who have experienced trauma. Workshops provide state-of-the-art information about key topics in the field of traumatic stress, integrating innovative and well-established practices and areas of exploration. Consultation groups are organized around key thematic areas, and are space-limited to maximize participants experience.

Teaching Trauma Sensitive Yoga: A Workshop for Yoga Teachers

Presenters: Dave Emerson, E-RYT and Jenn Turner, RYT, MA; with special guest Bessel van der Kolk, MD

Dates: October 26-31, 2014

Location: Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health


SMART Workshop: Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment

Presenter: Elizabeth Warner, Psy.D.

Dates: January 22-23, 2015

Location: Boston, MA

Please check back later for more information.

ARC Workshop: Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency

Presenter: Margaret Blaustein, Ph.D.

Dates: March 4-5, 2015

Location: Boston, MA

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga:
A 110-hour Certification Program
for Yoga Teachers

This program is now full. It will be offered again in 2016.

Presenters: Dave Emerson, E-RYT and Guest Faculty from the Trauma Center at JRI

Dates: September 5 - 7, 2014 onsite at the Trauma Center; additional classroom hours and supervision groups in person or via web platform (September 2014 - March 2015)


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WORKSHOP: October 26-31, 2014: Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Workshop for Yoga Teachers


WORKSHOP: January 22-23, 2015: SMART (Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment)


WORKSHOP: March 4-5, 2015: ARC (Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency)


SAVE THE DATES: 26th Annual International Trauma Conference, Boston MA, May 27-30, 2015


SAVE THE DATES: 3rd Annual Summer Training Institute, Cape Cod MA, July 20-24, 2015