The Daring Way™ is an empirically based training and certification program for helping professionals, based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The work focuses on courage building, shame resilience, and uncovering the power of vulnerability. The methodology is designed for work with groups, individuals, couples, and families.During the continued education, Brenda McBride, LCSW, Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator Candidate will discuss skills in cultivating vulnerability, courage, and shame resilience for helping professionals.The empirical benefits of self-compassion, gratitude, and empathy will also be identified and discussed.
Target Audience: Sexual Trauma Survivors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses.
Beginning Level to Intermediate
About the Speaker: Brenda McBride is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Brain Gym Instructor, Registered Parent Educator, TBRI practitioner, and EMDR Certified Clinician that is among one of only seven providers in the state of Texas that is certified in Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE), and a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator Candidate . With over 20 years of clinical experience, it is her passion to provide healing to mind, body, and soul. Brenda currently leads a weekly PTSD Support Group for Sexual Trauma Survivors for the 1 in 3 Foundation. Brenda also performs individual, group, marital, and family therapy to adults, children, and adolescents, many of whom are sexual trauma survivors or have been impacted directly by behaviors related to coping with trauma. Brenda also provides mental health training and has served on multiple mental health expert panelists regarding mental health issues in the east Texas Community. She has provided recent trainings for the 1in 3 Foundation, Texas EMS Alliance, Texas Association of Directors of Volunteer Services, East Texas Crisis Intervention Stress Management Team, City of Palestine Fire Department and Police department, Smith County Peace Officers Association and The Leadership Academy. In addition to her work with sexual trauma survivors, Brenda also created the “Helping our Heroes” PTSD Warrior Peer Group.
Part 1: 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Part 2: 11:30-1:00 p.m.
- Objective #1: Participants will be able to define vulnerability as uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure.
- Objective #2: Participants will identify and discuss the four myths of vulnerability, based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown.
- Objective #3: Participants will define shame as the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging.
- Objective #4: Participants will be skilled in differentiating the difference between shame, guilt, humiliation, and embarrassment.
- Objective #5: Participants will be able to identify the values that are most important in their professional lives and demonstrate why values clarification is essential to the development of resiliency in themselves and their clients.
- Objective #6: Participants will be able to define and provide examples of the various ways that people offload hurt and put up barriers to reckoning with emotion: chandeliering, bouncing hurt, numbing, stockpiling, high-centering, and The Umbridge.
- Objective #7: Participants will identify empathy and self-compassion as the antidotes to shame based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown.
- Objective #8: Participants will identify Theresa Wiseman and Kristen Neff’s attributes of empathy and provide examples of empathic failures they experience in their professional lives.
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Accommodations for the Differently Abled
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Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists:
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