Friday, July 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza 
35 W. 5th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Laura Walton 
River Oaks Hospital 

July 27, 2018 - Cincinnati, OH

This in-person workshop focuses on the theoretical and clinical advances in psychotherapy within the trauma-based, self-psychology, developmental psychopathology, and attachment disorders perspectives. The topics are primarily oriented to improving clinicians' skills with patients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship and life-interfering behaviors, eating disorders, paraphilias or sexual disorders and addictions.



Based on this presentation, participants will be able to:

The Ripple Effect of Trauma: Trauma Related Dysregulation

  • Identify trauma related dysregulation and utilize strategic interventions for healing.

The presentation will identify the major categories of trauma-related dysregulation. A variety of strategic interventions will be explored in order to promote healing the body, mind, emotions and spirit. It will focus on self-compassion, the essence of healing from trauma.

Hypersexual Behavior in the Digital Age: Nonparaphilic and Paraphilic Behavior

  • Identify the clinical characteristics, the consequences, and cognitive behavioral interventions that address nonparaphilic and paraphilic hypersexual behavior.

This presentation will promote comparisons and contrasts related to nonparaphilic and paraphilic hypersexual behavior. It will address the costs/consequences of hypersexual behavior and will provide interventions for managing such behaviors (i.e. imaginal desensitization). 

Transformative Narratives: Integrating Sacred Stories & Metaphors in the Therapeutic Process

  • List and describe 10 functions of stories/metaphors in the therapeutic process. 

This presentation will explore the appropriate use of stories and metaphors in the therapeutic process. The focus will be on framing stories and metaphors as interventions with an emphasis on function in the therapeutic interaction.

Gibberish to Fluency: Impact of Trauma and the Language of Emotions

  • Operationally define the concept of emotions and describe the essential elements of the definition.
  • Describe interventions for identifying emotions, emotional hygiene, and appropriate emotional expression to clients.

This presentation will explore the impact of trauma and pervasive developmental trauma on acquiring the language / concepts of emotions, the skills of emotional hygiene, and the skills of appropriate expression of emotions. Corrective strategies and interventions will be considered.

From Victim to Survivor: Breaking Free from the Chains of Human Trafficking 

  • List three therapeutic modalities used in treating survivors of human trafficking.
  • List three signs that an individual may be a victim of human trafficking. 

This presentation will focus on the impact of human trafficking on the individual and explore therapeutic modalities that may be utilized in treatment.

Nourishing Growth: Uprooting Eating Disorders and Trauma

  • List two therapeutic modalities used in treating trauma-based eating disorders
  • List two ways an individual may revictimize self through eating disordered behavior

This presentation focuses on eating disordered behaviors that are rooted in past trauma. The presentation will help clinicians to assist individuals in breaking the trauma bond with food.


Daniel A. Glaser, MSW, LCSW

Mr. Glaser is Program Director of The New Orleans Institute Trauma/Compulsivity Programs at River Oaks Hospital.  His national presentations have focused on family therapy, group therapy, and healthy sexuality.  Mr. Glaser received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Tulane University in New Orleans and completed post-graduate specialty training in mental health and aging, sexual dysfunction, and family therapy.  He has served on several graduate faculties, teaching at both the masters and doctoral levels.  Mr. Glaser works with clients covering the developmental spectrum – children, adolescents, and adults.  

Jeffrey D. Thompson, M.Div., LPC

Mr. Thompson is a Clinical Associate of The New Orleans Institute at River Oaks Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana and has served as the Program Coordinator for the Trauma Based Eating Disorders component of the program.  He has been a member of the treatment team since 1999 and specializes in trauma resolution/stabilization, eating disorders and compulsive behaviors.  Mr. Thompson also specializes in the use of spiritual resources in the recovery process. He is experienced in individual, group, couples and family modalities of therapy.  Mr. Thompson received his Master’s Degree in Divinity, with a specialization in psychology and counseling, from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jamie Jones, LPC, NCC, M.Ed.

Ms. Jones is a Clinical Associate of The New Orleans Institute at River Oaks Hospital.  She received her Master’s Degree from the University of New Orleans and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Ms. Jones has served as Admissions Coordinator to both The New Orleans Institute and The Eating Disorders Treatment Center, and has been a member of the River Oaks Hospital treatment team since 2001. She specializes in both inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients presenting with eating disorders, trauma based disorders, and compulsive behaviors, and is experienced in the treatment of adults, adolescents, couples and families. 

Registration Fee: $90 if paid in advance, $110 if paid at the door.

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Target Audience & Instructional Level: Professional clinicians in the mental health field who are counselors, social workers, psychologists, and therapists. Advanced Level.

Satisfactory Completion: Participants must complete and return an evaluation form. Participants will also be required to sign-in and sign-out of the workshop. A Certificate of Attendance will be e-mailed to participants that meet these requirements within one week following the workshop.

Continuing Education Credits:

Social Workers (6 Hours) -  

Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners – Provider No. 6667. 

 River Oaks Hospital, #1500, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. River Oaks Hospital maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 01/26/2018 - 01/26/2021. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6 continuing education clock hours.

Professional and National Certified Counselors (6 Hours) - 

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors – Provider No. 142. 

Texas State Board of Marriage and Family Therapists – Provider No. 194.

River Oaks Hospital has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5749. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. River Oaks Hospital is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Psychologists (6 Hours) -

River Oaks Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. River Oaks Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


If you are seeking continuing education credits for a specialty not listed above, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility of this training to meet your continuing education requirements.

Ethical Disclosures:

1. Presenters are employees of The New Orleans Institute at River Oaks Hospital.
2. There is no commercial support of the presenters and they are not promoting any goods for sale at the workshop that might constitute a conflict of interest. There is no financial interest or relationship that would constitute a conflict of interest between the presenters and any of the research presented or references used in this presentation.

Grievances: To address any grievances, please contact stevie.frickey@uhsinc.com (1-800-598-2040) for a copy of River Oaks Hospital's Grievance Policy and Feedback Collection Form.

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities: To request accommodations, please contact stevie.frickey@uhsinc.com (1-800-598-2040).

Refund Policy: It is the policy of River Oaks Hospital to honor requests for refunds of fees paid by participants for any workshop if the following condition has been met: The cancellation of participant must be received in writing at least 1 week prior to the date of the workshop. No requests for refunds will be honored if received within 1 week of the date of the workshop. If a participant does not cancel within the time frame specified in order to receive a full refund, that participant will be offered the opportunity to attend a comparable workshop hosted by River Oaks Hospital. In the unlikely event of River Oaks Hospital having to cancel the workshop, it is our policy to refund the fee in full.