EMDR expedition can highly promote school students academic performance who have history of grade failure and dropout

Description

EMDR psychotherapy has become the most effective way of treating traumatized clients according to WHO.

The main objective of this article as a pilot project in a rural area, is to show that EMDR therapy can have an extensive influence on reprocessing the maladaptive information, related to the past trauma memories and present stress and has the enormous positive influence on the central nervous system of school going students specially who have the history of grade failure and drop out to make them calmed, reassured and to concentrate on academic subjects. As trauma memories has the continuous capacity of making client pathological, thus students’ academic abilities extremely hindered. While before rushing for clinical intervention, using EMDR components’ in school premises on regular basis these students emotional, cognitive and behavioral orientation can be addressed to promote academic performance and reduce dropout.

Method:
The process was conducted on the phase fourth of EMDR(Desensitization, three pronged Protocol, Adult Attachment Interview and Resource Team building.)

Sample size:
120 students of age 12-17 (who have the history of exam fail, phobia, physical illness during exam, withdrawal symptom, restless behavior) were recruited from grade 5-9 and their parents for psycho-education Duration: 3 year Sessions conducted: 6 - 12.

Result:
25% got good academic skills 17% multiple sexual molestation 15% attachment trauma with separation anxiety 12% low energy for critical home environment 10% Phobia with physical abuse 8% learning difficulty with OCD history 13% suicidal ideation, no school attendance.

Format

Conference

Language

English

Author(s)

Maksuda Begum

Original Work Citation

Begum, M. (2020, January). EMDR expedition can highly promote school students academic performance who have history of grade failure and dropout. Poster presented at the 4th EMDR Asia International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand

Citation

“EMDR expedition can highly promote school students academic performance who have history of grade failure and dropout,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 22, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/26305.

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