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ven with more trauma therapists available and with many volunteers eager to respond, entering a disaster scene (natural or manmade) remains a challenge. Getting quick buy-in, permissions and collaboration from government departments, police, health…

Traumatic stress holds significant risks for mental and physical health but despite much research, there is still a need for greater clarity with answers to basic questions about whether to intervene early, when (how soon), who to treat, or how to…

The first Global Summit in EMDR Early Intervention was held in Natick, Massachusetts, outside of Boston from April 19-24, 2018. It was jointly organized by Mark Nickerson, LICSW Past President of the board of EMDRIA and Rolf Carriere, a developmental…

Lightning struck on June 28, 2013, igniting a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona. On June 30th, this fire engulfed and killed 19 City of Prescott firefighters, members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The Yarnell Hill wildfire event claimed the most…

Rolf Carriere, MA The Global Summit Conference EMDR Early Intervention and Crisis Response: Current Practices, Research Finding, Global Needs and Future Directions, held in Boston, USA 20-22 April 2018, was a unique event for several reasons. It…

The EMDRIA Executive Director will describe models and strategies for capacity building of EMDR EI services. Also presented will be strategies for developing response strategies that are both reliable and adaptable, as will the importance of…

MDR therapy is one of the empirically-supported treatments for the psychological effects of trauma, that is endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO, 2013), United Nations High Commission for Refugees ((UNHCR, 2015) and the International…

The accessibility of EMDR therapy in emergency and disaster situations is often limited by the shortage of trained clinicians immediately available when relatively large numbers of trauma victims are involved. This presentation provides an overview…

The EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) provides individual EMDR therapy in a group setting, ensuring that many individuals can be treated simultaneously. Small or large groups can be made up of patients who have been through the…

In June of 2016, a shooter opened fire on the LGBTQ Pulse nightclub on Latino night, in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and wounding 53 others. As the community gathered in shock, 600+ therapists and other professional care givers mobilized to…

An overview of the research evidence for EMDR Early Interventions is provided, examining the research evidence for each intervention. Important research questions are articulated while noting the challenges of working with this population. Clinical…

On Christmas Day, 2011, in Stamford Connecticut, fire broke out in the home of Madonna Badger, a New York advertising executive. Neighbors reported that they were awakened by screams around 5am, but could do nothing to help as flames devoured the…

“Official” disasters are by legal definition acute and dramatic: natural disasters, industrial or technological accidents, and episodes of mass violence, and are analogous to “big T” trauma. Just as with the concept of “little t” trauma, or trauma…

EMDR PRECI has been developed and extensively implemented as a protocol to treat trauma during the first 3 months after the adverse experience and to reduce the impact of ongoing traumatic stress situations. Consistent with the AIP model, the…

This presentation gives an up-to-date overview of the EMDR Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol (R-TEP), a comprehensive and integrative early intervention protocol that incorporates that integrates other EMDR early intervention procedures within a new…

Increasingly, throughout the U.S., communities of EMDR clinicians are developing responses to community-based traumatic experiences, often under the name of Trauma Response Networks (TRNs) and in collaboration with EMDR HAP: Trauma Recovery. More…
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