About this Workshop

Join trauma clinician, professor, and SEL & Yoga instructor, Sherri Harper Woods, LISW-S, EMDR Certified Therapist, an experienced professional development educator, for a unique training that combines lectures, experiential skill building, and collaborative group work to build cohesion and to teach emotional regulation skills using the integrated trauma-informed recovery model.

The Recovery Journey Coaching Model is a holistic, trauma-informed, social therapy, mind & body wellness practice model designed to be shared with individuals and groups recovering from any trauma (for example: grief, substance use disorder, domestic violence, natural disaster, serious accident etc).

This interactive full day workshop will help you to prepare with the latest science, therapeutic techniques, and to show up your whole selves. These techniques will strengthen your existing treatment modalities and your therapeutic presence.

The training is made up of 6 Continuing Education (CE) Credit hours.


Apr 30, 2021


9am-4pm EST I 6am-1pm PST

3-10pm CAT (Central African Time)


Remotely via Zoom (link available after enrollment)

Instructor: Dr. Sherri Harper Woods

Dr. Sherri Harper Woods is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Master of Social Work Program at Youngstown State University in Ohio. She is an EMDR Certified Therapist, working as a licensed independent social work supervisor and formational counselor. She also co-founded the Mind, Body and Soul Asset Development Center where she serves as Director and Formational Counselor.

Ohio Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS031302. Out of state participants may contact their Board for post-training approval.

DMin, LISW-S, EMDR Certified Therapist Assistant Professor of Social Work Master of Social Work Program Director Youngstown State

This Training will enable you to:

  • Learn a trauma-informed recovery model to help yourself and your clients navigate the increased challenges and intensities associated with the global pandemic.
  • Gain practice tools to increase emotional regulation skills, address trauma exposure, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue recovery.
  • Cultivate self-acceptance, and to instil healthy thought patterns.
  • Practice mind & body interventions for holistic healing through mindfulness, breathwork, meditation, self-compassion, self-inquiry, and self-reflection.
  • Apply mind & body interventions to calm the nervous system, as well as increase body and present moment awareness to reduce anxiety, depression, shame, grief, chronic pain, and strengthen trauma recovery skills.
  • Evaluate bottom-up techniques like grounding and breathwork as emotional regulation skills.
  • Apply self-compassion, self-inquiry and reflection, and self-awareness to strengthen relationships and authenticity.
  • Apply cognitive restructuring strategies to reduce frequency, severity, and duration of behavioral and emotional outbursts.
  • Engage with and apply somatic approaches to address the physical symptoms of trauma survivors.

Workshop Content

  Module 1: Dialectical Practices
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  Module 2: Somatic Mind and Body Practices
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  Module 3: Meditation and Mindfulness Practices to connect to self and others
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  Modules 4&5: Social and Emotional Learning Facilitation (S.E.L.F.), Acceptance and Commitment Practices
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