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TARGET/T4 Consultation Objectives and Activities

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Segment 1

Content and Objectives:

Initial Introduction to the project and the project’s objectives, timeline and implementation steps.

 

Understand Proficiency and Certification Pathway

 

Understand effective implementation strategies through training, consultation, and practice wth clients

 

Understand consultation and supervision, and ATS roles as consultant

Activities:

Introductions, Group Expectations, Breakout discussions

Segment 3

Content and Objectives:

Review meaning of each word in TARGET Model

 

Understand reasons to focus trauma treatment on self-regulation and how TARGET supports with this (In Treatment Manual)

Activities:

Review of the structural components of TARGET sessions and purpose of each. This can be led by facilitators creating a structural outline.

Segment 5

Content and Objectives:

Rationale for the TARGET model, through FREEDOM Steps

 

Review of core skills of the TARGET Model-FREEDOM Steps

Activities:

Practice a FREEDOM Exercise- A personal stressor

Segment 7

Content and Objectives:

Review of Group Session 1.2-discussion of purpose and importance of goals, and how to focus attention throughout all session materials on clients’ goals

Activities:

Alarm Profile

 

Case Presentation Template

Segment 9

Content and Objectives:

Increase knowledge and understanding of concept of mental focusing, with review of facilitator experiences teaching to clients.

Activities:

T-Care Shortcuts

 

Create a mental focusing strategy plan

Segment 11

Content and Objectives:

Prepare for proficiency with evaluation of how facilitators have integrated and modeled TARGET in their practice.

 

Understand how FREEDOM Steps can support facilitators with their decisions, assessment and working relationships.

 

Understand how previous professional experiences shape current TARGET facilitation.

Activities:

Discussion of facilitators’ professional files.

 

Creation of a Professional Lifeline

 

FREEDOM Exercise: From the facilitator’s experience with a stressful client experience

Segment 13

Content and Objectives:

Review of Group Session 1.4 with discussion of concepts and activities.

 

Review of important distinctions and main points with Reactive and Main (emotions, thoughts and goals) to prepare for activity

Content and Objectives:

Facilitators lead cohort members in components of Sessios 5 and 6

Segment 15

Content and Objectives:

Understand dynamics of ending TARGET and how to prepare clients for graduation.

 

Discussion of options for post-graduation for clients with TARGET/T4 and utilization in daily life

Activities:

FREEDOM Exercise: Empathic Imagination or real experience of ending TARGET for the client and facilitator

Segment 17

Content and Objectives:

Understand different types of vicarious stress and trauma responses

 

Understand how TARGET can be used to support with self-care and as a protective factor for resilience and compassion satisfaction

Activities:

Self-Care Maintenance Form

Segment 19

Content and Objectives:

Understand and discuss how to integrate TARGET in the environment and relationships of clients

Activities:

Segment 2

Content and Objectives:

Understand components of trauma informed/responsive systems and practice

 

Begin to recognize the micro and macro practice of TIC

 

Understand the treatment principles of TARGET and how to apply in practice

 

Understand affect regulation and dysregulation, how these can appear with clients and how TARGET supports toward regulation

Activities:

If not previously completed, discussion of cohort expectations and client confidentiality

 

Discussion and planning of intervention implementation

 

Post-training questions

Segment 4

Content and Objectives:

Review of Group Session 1.1- discussion of key components of beginning group, observations of video and facilitator experiences.

Activities:

Building continuity activity: Using TARGET to label a recent stressful experience and use of TARGET skills

Segment 6

Content and Objectives:

Review each FREEDOM Step

 

Understand empathy, empathic imagination and within the FREEDOM Exercise

Activities:

Practice a FREEDOM Exercise: Empathically through the lens of a client’s stressor

Segment 8

Content and Objectives:

Understand the diverse stressors and emotional experiences that TARGET can support with the FREEDOM Steps.

 

Understand how to use FREEDOM Steps as distinct skills in addition to a sequence. Review of T4 steps and when to consider using T4 as a support to clients.

Activities:

T4 Plan

Segment 10

Content and Objectives:

Review of Group Session 1.3- discussion of video components, concepts and activity with discussion of facilitator experiences leading these with clients

Activities:

Facilitators lead cohort members in components of Session 1

Segment 12

Content and Objectives:

Review and understanding of how to use the SOS Log, SOS worksheet and different SOS adaptations

 

Understanding of ways to support clients with personal engagement with the SOS, to include strategies that are person-centered in approach

 

Micro and Macro implementation of SOS

Activities:

Practice of every facilitator leading the group in the SOS

 

Facilitators lead cohort members in components of Session 2

Segment 14

Content and Objectives:

Understand purpose and utilization of booster sessions

Activities:

Facilitators create structure and content adapted to a group or individual client they have led through TARGET

Segment 16

Content and Objectives:

Review of Group Session 1.5 with discussion of concepts and structural components of closing sessions.

Activities:

Facilitators lead cohort members in components of Sessions 7-9

Segment 18

Content and Objectives:

Recognition of the work and progress of facilitators through the project.

 

Discussion and planning of continued practice and learning at the conclusion of the project.

Activities:

Graduation/Certification

 

What Have I Learned Worksheet

Segment 20

Content and Objectives:

Discussion of best practices, purposes and types of assessment for PTSD and TARGET

Activities: