New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Mid Hudson Chapter with The Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW Presents:


3.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded for This Program

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Course Number: 286      Location: ZOOM - Mid Hudson

Roger Keizerstein, LCSW

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Logon Time:

9:45am - 10:15am

Presentation:: 10:15am - 1:15pm



The workshop will present an overview of the different types of PTSD and the Traumatic experiences from which they arose. Biofeedback relaxation techniques will be reviewed and demonstrated. The latest psychotherapeutic treatments employed to treat PTSD symptoms and the traumas associated with them, will be reviewed and illustrated through case studies. An analysis of the behavioral, emotional and neurological aspects of PTSD and trauma will bring synthesis to the entire learning experience. Reading material relating to PTSD, trauma and the biofeedback   relaxation symptom reduction interventions will be provided to all participants before the workshop date.

Format: Workshop with audience participation

HANDOUTS: Bibliography/References

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able:

  1. Compare and contrast symptoms of posttraumatic stress and symptoms arising from other mental disorders through illustration and discussion.
  2. Explain the role of the autonomic nervous system in the understanding and treatment of  posttraumatic stress through illustration and discussion.
  3. Identify how biofeedback/relaxation techniques provide relief to the symptoms of posttraumatic stress by promoting homeostasis—parasympathetic dominance—within the autonomic nervous system through illustration and discussion.
  4. Describe the latest, most effective, psychotherapeutic treatment approaches to posttraumatic stress through illustration and discussion.
  5. Describe how biofeedback/relaxation techniques can provide a foundation upon which deeper trauma sensitive work can commence and explain through illustration and discussion.

Roger Keizerstein, LCSW,
is a pediatric clinical social worker, certified trauma professional, writer and public speaker. His essays and case studies have appeared in The New Social Worker Magazine, The Neuro-psychotherapist and The Science of Psychotherapy Magazine. He has been in private practice in East Setauket, Long Island for 37 years.

This workshop is appropriate for clinicians with all levels of experience.

Who May Benefit from attending: social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed psychoanalysts, nurse practitioners and family and marriage/couple therapists and mental health counselors.

  • 3.0 Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed.
  • Certificates will be emailed approximately ten business days after the completion of the course.
  • For questions regarding disability access please contact Kristin or Jennifer, at time of registration, so that we can see to it that arrangements are made to accommodate your special needs:
  • For questions regarding course content, please contact Kristin or Jennifer:
  • In the event of any grievance please contact Dr. Susan Klett, Director of Professional Development at

Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #0056; Licensed Psychoanlalysts #P-0017; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0028 and Licensed Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0045

Event Registration

Contact hours for this course
applicable for:

          LMSW         LP

Logon:                          9:45am - 10:15am
Presentation:             10:15am - 1:15pm

Members:                 $20
               Non-members:        $60
               Students (Non-member) with ID:    $25
    Student fees are only for social work
        master level, full time students.

Late Fee:  
                Additional fee of $10.00

                          Please note:      
                   Late Fee charge takes
           effect on
February 25, 2021

              For EASY online
                registration click:

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If you want to be awarded contact hours, it is required that you pre-register with Zoom by the Friday before the course date.  This is done after you have registered with the ACE Foundation/NYSSCSW. 
Registration through Zoom must be done by
the Friday before the course whether you plan on joining the session by phone or by computer.

**Instructions on how to do this will be
         in your confirmation email.**

For inquiries e-mail:

          The ACE Foundation

Inclement Weather Policy:
Should Inclement weather occur, we will be notifying all registrants via the email by
which the registrant signed up. Please be sure to check your email before you leave
for the course.

Cancellation Policy:  
Cancellations made at least five days before the event will be fully refunded.
For cancellation please call 1-800-288-4279, or email us at


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