Live: Trauma Specific Interventions for Families: Integrative Protocol (IATP-C)



Virtual Workshop
Trauma Specific Interventions for Families: Integrative Protocol (IATP-C)

Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMHP, Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LIMHP and Stefanie Armstrong, MS, LIMHP- Bios found here

Training for EMDR and Non-EMDR Mental Health Practitioners

8 Hour LIVE Virtual Course
8 Licensure Credits
Sponsored by

8 EMDRIA Credits
Sponsored by
This presentation will give you practical interventions you can use immediately. You will learn a common language of healing, interventions to regulate the mind and body and directly, yet gently, address trauma for the families in your practice.


VIrtual Workshop Online- 1 year access


LIVE Virtual workshop from your own personal device! (Laptop, computer, ipad, etc.)


$275/$255 (Non-profit)
ON DEMAND (1 year access)
CEs for licensure + EMDRIA credits

$195/$175 (Non-profit)
ON DEMAND (1 year access)

Non-Profit organizations must submit a copy of their letterhead upon registration to

This 8 hour LIVE virtual workshop is intended for master’s level or doctoral level clinicians. Level of difficulty: Intermediate.

  • Learn the family therapy component of the integrative protocol to help children with severe behaviors such as lying, stealing, aggression, sexualized behaviors, and elimination problems.
  • Shift parents from understanding their children as behavior problems to understanding them through the lens of trauma.
  • Coach parents in methods that help heal and integrate their child’s brain.  Learn to utilize  “detective work” and the “domino method,”remove shame and create new insight for parents and children.
  • Identify children’s negative beliefs and triggers and understand their traumatic origins.  Create awareness and compassion for the inner child within the child and create a therapeutic story for healing.
  • Learn to integrate the family therapy component with EMDR as a solo therapist or through a collaborative team for the most efficient resolution of symptoms and behaviors in traumatized children.
  • Learn to integrate the family therapy component with EMDR.
  • Implement the protocol as a solo EMDR therapist or through collaboration with an EMDR therapist.
  • View numerous videos of work with severe trauma cases.

You will leave the workshop prepared to:

  • Show parents how to make sense of the severe behaviors of their complex child through the lens of trauma.
  • Identify signs of attachment disorganization related to early maltreatment or loss.
  • Coach parents in managing “downstairs” meltdowns and other severe behaviors.
  • Implement detective work in a non-shaming manner during family therapy to identify triggers, beliefs, and traumas driving problem behaviors.
  • Implement the domino method to remove shame and help children and parents interrupt dysfunctional patterns.
  • Help children strengthen their “most grown-up” self.
  • Help children and parents develop compassion for the “hurt smaller child within.”
  • Help avoidant children begin addressing traumatic memories and making sense of their past through psychoeducation and timeline activities.
  • Write an effective therapeutic story for healing attachment trauma for children in permanent placements, foster care, or residential care.
  • Teach and practice self-regulation, communication, and prosocial skills with traumatized children and their parents.
  1. Identify the problem behaviors, early traumas, possible negative beliefs, and triggers using the history-taking checklist regarding a child client.
  2. Identify 3 reminders for parents that can help parents become more attuned and supportive of the traumatized child.
  3. Identify 2 rationale for introducing the concept of “the smaller child within the child.”
  4. Identify 3 questions to help parents and child understand and interrupt “the domino effect.”
  5. Identify 2 errors that can change the written therapeutic story from therapeutic to non-therapeutic.
Complete Agenda

Module One: 

1 Hour           Conceptualization of Attachment Trauma through AIP Model and Overview of                               Integrative Model
1 Hour           Integrative Parenting Approach    
1 Hour           Mindfulness/Recognizing the Smaller Child Within
2.5 Hours      Brainwork 


Module Two:  

1 Hour           Detective Work
1 hour            Dominoes
1 Hour           Meltdowns
1 Hour           Therapeutic Story
30 minutes   Dissociation/Q & A 

CE Information is approved by: 

  • The American Psychological Association (APA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • This course is NOT available for NBCC credit
  • This training does not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers.
  • Florida Certification Board
  • The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/31/2021
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by nationally recognized certifying bodies, such as APA, to satisfy renewal requirements.
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 02-2021
  • The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider – 5674 expires 4/30/2020
  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider
  • Massachusetts Authorization Number: (TBD)
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201 Expires 5/31/2021
  • New York Social Work Board – is recognized by the New York State Education
    Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of
    continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0120.
  • The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2020 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
  • The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2020.

There is no known commercial support for this program

All grievances must be in writing to adecapp.atci@gmail.comand will be replied to within 5-10 business days. 

Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop.  Participants print their own certificate after registering at, entering a keycode, and completing an evaluation form.

Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

Please contact Angi DeCapp @ 515-557-0066 or 

EMDRIA: Approval #01007-54

All grievances must be in writing to , and will be replied to within 5 – 10 business days.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS: Please contact Angi DeCapp at

Refund policy: No refunds once order is submitted.

On demand course will be available in December 2019- registrants will receive login instructions at that time.



The Attachment Trauma Center Institute
638 North 109th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68154

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