EMDR Level 2 Child Training

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Eligibility criteria:

The eligibility for this training requires that :

● All parts/levels of EMDR Generic Training are completed through an EMDR Europe accredited UK or European Training

● A certificate of attendance from an EMDR Europe accredited Core (part 1) Child & Adolescent Training

● Attendance at a Core / Part 1 Child & Adolescent Training was completed at least 6 months prior to commencing the Advanced / Level 2 Child & Adolescent Training (N.B. This can be reduced to a 4 month period between attending Core / Level 1 Child & Adolescent Training, provided the EMDR Clinician has an accredited EMDR Child Consultant who is happy to provide a statement confirming their supervisee is practising regularly with children and/or adolescents and is in regular EMDR Child Specific supervision)

● The EMDR Clinician must have used EMDR with at least 3 children/adolescents under the age of 18 between attending the Core / Level 1 Child & Adolescent EMDR Training and the Advanced / Level 2 Child & Adolescent EMDR Training. At least one of these cases must have involved the modification or adaption of the standard protocol to meet with the developmental age suitable for an 8-year-old or under.

● The EMDR Clinician must have on-going experience of working with children and/or adolescents under the age of 18 in a therapeutic clinical setting.



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Please Note: The content of this specific training has certain components which all EMDR Europe accredited Child & Adolescent Training is expected to cover for the Accredited Child & Adolescent EMDR Advanced (Level 2) Training.

However, there is additional content taught at the Advanced Level which is specific to EMDR Child & Adolescent training offered through the Child Trauma Therapy Centre.

This training will cover

● Identifying and working with attachment wounds

● An overview of Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy Resourcing for attachment wounded children and adolescents

● Working with children in care, Looked After Populations (and a specific protocol for this population)Working with child & adolescent refugee populations

● Working with pain in paediatric populations

● Identifying and working with complex trauma and dissociation in children and


● The use of EMDR with Autistic Populations (and a specific protocol for this population)Working with children who have been grooming / sexually exploited - why targeting trauma memories is not always the best place to start!

● The use of the Omaha Affect Regulation Protocol (as part of working with Looked After Populations and ASD populations)