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Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, 2023
Experience the groundbreaking fusion of Hip Hop Therapy (HHT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in this transformative two-day workshop. Gain the skills, cultural competence, and ethical considerations needed to effectively integrate HHT and EMDR for trauma-informed care for youth and adults. Don't miss this pioneering opportunity to revolutionize your therapeutic practice.
Participants must have completed all 6 days of an EMDRIA Approved Basic Training. Please bring your Basic EMDR training manuals and worksheets to use as a reference.
Participants must have basic knowledge and familiarity with Hip-Hop culture. *A separate "Intro to Hip-Hop" training will be available soon!
This unique training is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills in the integration of Hip Hop Therapy (HHT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma-informed care. This training is thoughtfully crafted to provide you with a deep understanding of both modalities and empower you to utilize them synergistically in your therapeutic practice.
Throughout the training, you will embark on an engaging learning journey that combines theoretical concepts, practical application, experiential exercises, and interactive discussions. Our experienced facilitators will guide you through each module, offering valuable insights and fostering a supportive learning environment.
This comprehensive two-day training will equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to integrate EMDR and HHT effectively, enhance their cultural competence, and deliver trauma-informed care to a diverse range of clients. The specific objectives include:
Day 1 Objectives:
Day 2 Objectives:
By achieving these objectives, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of HHT, EMDR, cultural competence, advanced techniques, ethics, and marketing strategies, enabling them to skillfully integrate HHT and EMDR in their therapeutic practice for trauma recovery, self-expression, and cultural sensitivity.
$333 USD – Standard Registration Price
We deeply appreciate your decision to collaborate with Sankofa Healing Studio on your journey to incorporate EMDR into your clinical practice.
The deadline to register for this training is the first training date. As long as there is space in the training, participants can sign up for the training up until the day that the training begins.
We look forward to joining you in this transformative learning experience.
Sankofa Healing Studio has been approved by EMDRIA as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, No. 21009
EC Program Approval Number: 21009-02
This training will provide a certificate for 12 CEs. These CEs will be provided by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). It is necessary to participate in 100% of the training to receive the credits of Continuing Education. A certificate for these CEs is included in the price of the training.
Introduction and Icebreaker
Cultural Competence in EMDR and Hip-Hop therapy (HHT)
EMDR and HHT Basics
EMDR and HHT Integration Practicum
Advanced EMDR Techniques
Cultural Competence in Action Practicum
Ethics and Boundaries
Marketing and Practice Building
Overall, this two-day training will emphasize the importance of cultural competence throughout the training, starting with a dedicated session on the first day. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of hip hop therapy techniques, integrate them with EMDR, and engage in hands-on practicum exercises. The training will also cover advanced EMDR techniques, ethics, boundaries, and practice building to support participants incorporating EMDR and HHT into their professional practices effectively and ethically. Throughout the training, participants will engage in group discussions, case studies, and role-playing exercises to enhance their understanding and application of the concepts and techniques.
Jacqui Johnson, LPC, ATR-BC, CCMHC, PMH-C, RYT
Somatic Social-Justice Art Therapist+
Board-Certified Art Therapist
Hip Hop Therapist
Emotional Emancipation Circle Leader
Certified Perinatal Mental Health Provider
Registered Kemetic Yoga Teacher
Trained in Neurofeedback
Clinical Director: Sankofa Healing Studio
Adjunct Professor: Jefferson University
Founder: EMDR & Brainspotiing In Color Group
EMDR Consultant & Advanced Trainer
EMDR in Color Facilitator
Somatic (Mind-Body) approaches for:
Incarceration - Community Violence - Racial Trauma and Collective Healing in the Black Community - Ancestral Healing - Inner Child Work - Shadow Work - Ongoing Traumas and Prolonged Traumatic Stress - Groups - Complex PTSD - Perinatal Experiences - Intensive Healing Spaces for Therapists
Healing Circles - Reiki - Chakras - Crystals - Hip Hop Culture - Sound Healing
Brittani Williams, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Hip Hop Therapist
Clinical Director: Healmatic, Group Practice
Creative Director: The Wholehearted West Coast Living Podcast
Creative Director: "It's Bigger than Hip-Hop Series"
MSW Field Instructor: Arizona State University MSW Field Instructor: University of Southern CA
Student of Hip Hop Culture
Social Work Entrepreneur
Advanced EMDR Trained
Somatic (Mind-Body) approaches for:
First Gens - Undocumented Folx - Intergenerational Trauma - Community Violence - Racial & Identity Based Trauma - Inner Child Work - Shadow Work - Ongoing Traumas and Prolonged Traumatic Stress - Groups - Complex PTSD
Hip Hop Culture - Xicanx & Indigenous based practices
Cancellation Policy fro Scheduled Events:
Community Participation Requirement: At Sankofa Healing Studio, we value the dynamic of a full learning community. For this reason, we reserve the right to reschedule a training session if we do not reach a minimum of 10 participants. We ask that you consider this potential when planning your travel arrangements (if applicable).
Adjustments due to Unforeseen Circumstances: Life can present unpredictable events, and Sankofa Healing Studio holds the flexibility to reschedule a training session up to 24 hours before the first day due to circumstances beyond our control, such as severe weather, national emergencies, unexpected illness, or personal loss related to the scheduled trainer.
Reinvestment of Resources: If Sankofa Healing Studio needs to reschedule a session, participants will receive a full refund of their registration fee. However, we are unable to provide reimbursement for any travel or accommodation expenses incurred.
Participant Cancellation Policy:
For a refund of your registration fee, less a $50 administrative fee, please cancel from your registration at least 14 days prior to the first day of the training. Cancellation requests beyond this period will be honored as follows:
For participants using a payment plan, any cancellation requests after the second payment will result in a $50 cancellation fee, regardless of the cancellation date.
We offer the option to transfer your registration to a future session at no extra charge, provided the transfer request is received within the 14-day window prior to the first day of the training. A $50 transfer fee will be applied for requests received beyond this period.
Transfers are only possible within 12 months (1 year) from the date of registration. After this date, participants will need to reinvest the full registration fee to participate in a future session.
Please email any cancellation or transfer requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our collective responsibility to transformative justice and community accountability is deeply woven into our operations and policies, including these guidelines.
Sankofa Healing Studio, under the thoughtful guidance of Jacqui Johnson, LPC, ATR-BC, is wholeheartedly dedicated to upholding transformative justice principles, community accountability, and aligning all activities with EMDRIA grievance procedures.
In every training event, our assigned trainer carries the shared values and authority of Sankofa Healing Studio to mindfully address any concerns that might arise during the training. Our commitment to transformative justice means actively addressing these issues in real-time, making necessary changes to practice partners, or resolving any staff-related challenges, while cultivating a culture of understanding, mutual respect, and shared responsibility.
When the trainer is unable to facilitate a resolution or when an issue requires a broader community response, we invite participants to communicate their grievances in writing to Jacqui Johnson, LPC, ATR-BC, Founder, Sankofa Healing Studio. This approach allows us to leverage such challenges as opportunities for growth, learning, and collective transformation.
Our transformative justice-oriented approach to resolving grievances always keeps the well-being, empowerment, and dignity of the participant at its heart. Simultaneously, we strive to identify, challenge, and change the systemic and structural aspects that may have contributed to the grievance.
Recognizing the power of community accountability, all complaints and grievances are attentively reviewed within 5 working days. Formal grievances, which we regard as crucial inputs for our collective learning and growth, should be written and sent to email@example.com. We assure participants of a thoughtful response within 10 business days.
We believe in the collective commitment to ensure there are no conflicts of interest within this workshop. If any do arise, we are dedicated to navigating these with openness, honesty, and transformative justice in mind.
We warmly welcome you to participate in our training sessions, designed with a trauma-sensitive and transformative justice lens. These sessions may involve exploring personal topics potentially connected to emotionally intense experiences. We kindly request you to choose subjects that feel comfortable and respectful within this learning environment, remembering that this isn't the space to address unresolved major traumas.
As we navigate this collective learning journey, you will have opportunities to engage with fellow participants in a unique way. Partnerships will be formed randomly, inviting you to experience different perspectives and interactions. In these partnerships, you and your assigned partner will take turns assuming the roles of clinician and client, deepening empathy and understanding from both vantage points.
Prior to delving into any presenting issues, you will be introduced to a variety of grounding and stabilization techniques, offering a toolkit to navigate the sessions effectively. Collaboratively, we will explore the creation of treatment plans. Please remember that disclosing specific personal information isn't necessary for effective learning within this EMDR context; our focus will be on understanding and processing core negative beliefs.
Though past events may be acknowledged during treatment planning, you are never required to process anything that feels uncomfortable or not fitting. This is a learning space, not a therapy session. We heartily encourage all participants to honor their own boundaries and express their needs during the training, embodying principles of transformative justice and community accountability. In this space, we learn, grow, and support one another together.
In-Person training courses are held in facilities that are in accordance with the American Disabilities Act. Please contact admin@SankofaHealingStudio.org to request special accommodations for disability (ADA).
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