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



Learn how to set yourself apart from how you conceptualize, approach, and treat individuals with trauma. Learn how to go beyond symptomatic treatment and achieve recovery.

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Learn and Earn 2 CE credits!

Trauma does not just happen. Trauma does not automatically happen because of exposure to a “traumatic” event. People do not just “heal” from trauma. Time is not really what heals. For indeed, “the Body Keeps the Score,” and it will until we help clients by addressing the issue at their root.

What will you learn from this seminar?

  1. How to understand trauma in a way that will help you better help your clients
  2. How to help your clients understand trauma in a way that will empower them to facilitate their own healing
  3. How to implement the triad of Unlearning, Relearning, and Continuous Learning to Recovery from Trauma and PTSD
  4. How to facilitate transfer of skills and promote cognitive resilience

During this 2-hour seminar, we will guide you through an experiential learning process where you will be learning what it takes to help your clients, and how to implement that in 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:

"Loved it, Rings completely true with how I approach my work, my clients, reinforcing, helpful, learned new things too." - MaryEllen, LCSW-R

"The presenter was well-related, organized, and used group interaction." - Bonnie, LCSW-R

"I appreciate this model because it can be used with all different types of people in different situations." - Diana, LMSW

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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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