Traumatic Incident Reduction:
Workshop Course Outline


I   Conditioned Response Phenomena
A. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with obvious flashbacks
1. The nature of trauma
2. Pavlovian principle and the four permutations of the stimulus-response mechanism
B. Related conditioned response disorders with absent flashback
1. Conditioned response chains
2. Primary and secondary trauma
3. The Traumatic Incident Network
4. The mechanics of restimulation
C. Primary and secondary approaches to remediation
1. Cognitive, desensitization, and imaginal technique
II   Theory of Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR)
A. How TIR works
B. Narrative TIR
C. Thematic TIR
D. Facilitation and Viewing
III   Establishing a Safe Environment
A. Rules of Facilitation
B. Communication exercises
C. Facilitator exercises
IV   TIR Procedure
A. Steps of the procedure
B. TIR exercises
V   Experiential - Supervised facilitation
A. Giving one or more TIR sessions
B. Receiving one or more TIR sessions
Also includes Unblocking - a TIR-related adaptable technique which can be applied to broad areas of life (e.g. "your marriage", "your job", etc.). Unblocking can be used to prepare a client for TIR, or address areas of life that don't fit the single-incident or thematic model.

What is TIR? What is TIR? Workshop Schedule & Policies Workshop Schedule & Policies
Who can attend the TIR Workshop? Who can attend the TIR Workshop? Continuing Education Continuing Education
TIR Workshop Course Outline TIR Workshop Course Outline Calendar of TIRA Approved Workshops Calendar of TIRA Approved Workshops
Workshop Program Objectives Workshop Program Objectives How to Enroll How to Enroll