PTSD: Understanding, Recovery, and Our Clients - 2nd Edition (Self-Study)



Discover a distinct approach to conceptualizing, engaging with, and supporting individuals dealing with trauma. Elevate your understanding beyond symptomatic treatment and lead them towards genuine recovery.

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Unveiling the Complex Nature of Trauma

Trauma isn't a mere occurrence; it doesn't materialize solely due to exposure to a "traumatic" event. Healing isn't an automatic process—it isn't just a matter of time. In reality, "the Body Keeps the Score," and true healing necessitates addressing the root issues in our clients' lives.

Embark on this Transformative Journey

Join us in redefining your perspective and skills:

  1. Comprehensive Trauma Comprehension: Deepen your grasp of trauma to enhance your efficacy in assisting clients.
  2. Empowerment Through Understanding: Enable your clients to foster their own healing by sharing a newfound comprehension of trauma.
  3. Triad Approach to Recovery: Master the art of Unlearning, Relearning, and Continuous Learning for transcending Trauma and PTSD.
  4. Cultivating Resilience: Equip your clients with effective skills and bolster their cognitive fortitude.

Over the course of this enlightening 2-hour seminar, you'll engage in an experiential learning process, gaining insights into the profound methods that can genuinely aid your clients. Learn how to seamlessly integrate these approaches into your daily practice.

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Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.


This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for social workers through the NASW National CE Approval Program in 46 states

This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

"The seminar was informative and well organized, helpful information to work through cognitive distortions with clients." - Virginia Clare, LMSW

"I must say that my life has changed for the better in every aspect much to care in which the material is taught, making sure everyone is on the same page before moving on. A good formula for a cooperative life." - Marie, LCSW

"I would recommend this due to the depth of knowledge of facilitator and the flow of the group." - Ruth, LCSW

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You can also select our Self-Study Webinar Plan for Unlimited Self-Study Courses!

Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

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