R-TEP/G-TEP Training June 2-3, 2022

$ 380 usd
+ available add-ons
Thu, Jun 2, 2022, 10:30 AM EDT – Fri, Jun 3, 2022, 6:30 PM EDT
Dates Breakdown
Thu, Jun 2, 2022, 10:30 – 11:00 AM EDT
Sign On, Tech-check, Orientation to Zoom
Thu, Jun 2, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
Lecture and Videos
R-TEP/G-TEP Training June 2-3, 2022

EMDR Recent & Group Traumatic Episode Protocol Training
Thursday, June 2nd and Friday, June 3rd, 10:30-6:30 PM Eastern Time

12 EMDRIA Credits Program #17019-46
12 CEs provided by CE-Classes

Trainer: Bill Brislin

Skill Level: Moderate

About this Course:

Please note this is a Live, Virtual R-TEP/G-TEP training. It will not be available for delayed viewing.

About the Training:

This two-day Recent Traumatic Episode and Group Traumatic Episode Protocol training developed by Elan Shapiro and Brurit Laub leads you step by step through comprehensive, research validated protocols for working with survivors of recent trauma both individually and in groups. While EMDR Basic Training provides an overview of one of the recent events protocols, this comprehensive protocol offers a deeper understanding and sheds light on broader applications of how and when to use EMDR for early trauma intervention.

All graduates will have full access to the Resources for Graduates which is updated on a regular basis. It includes videos, a toolbox for G-TEP, digital worksheets, scripts, research ,and more.

Participants Will Learn to:

  • Identify when Early EMDR Intervention is appropriate.
  • Compare the EMDR standard protocol and EMDR R-TEP protocol.
  • Apply Early EMDR clinical skills with additional measures for containment and safety.
  • Describe EMD, EMDr, EMDR and how each is applied.
  • Identify key features and concepts for the R-TEP protocol.
  • Use key procedures for the R-TPEP protocol.
  • Identify and comprehend key features and concepts of the Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP).
  • Demonstrate the bilateral movements within the G-TEP protocol utilizing the G-TEP worksheet.
  • Use key procedures for the G-TEP protocol.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP) in their clinical practice.
  • Evaluate the significance of the G-TEP and Early Intervention.
  • Identify resources for further support in the application of R-TEP/G-TEP.

Why Take This Course?

  • Receive the latest R-TEP/G-TEP manual, including protocols, scripts, and worksheets updated by co-creator Elan Shapiro this year.
  • Experience expanded practice time and support to develop your skills.
  • Understand how to respond effectively to traumatic events experienced both by your clients and your community.
  • Learn creative applications, such as using G-TEP for couples.

The EMDR R-TEP protocol is applied when a recent event has occurred that requires containment and additional assistance with integration beyond the standard protocol. It is a comprehensive approach to treating recent events in the belief that serious trauma symptoms may be prevented by receiving early interventions. The protocol contains built in checks to address stuck points quickly while recognizing the importance of meeting the clients where they are and taking it step by step. It is a comprehensive approach to treating recent events in the belief that serious trauma symptoms are prevented by receiving early interventions. The EMDR G-TEP protocol is a group application useful for small groups including couples, families, and those impacted by the same traumatic event, such as a natural disaster or act of violence.

Prerequisite: Participants must have completed EMDR Basic Training with an EMDRIA-approved training provider.

We strongly believe that it’s more important than ever to to train clinicians in EMDR Early Intervention Protocols for individuals and groups. These skills are needed. That’s why EMDR R-TEP/G-TEP co-creator Elan Shapiro has given us permission to take this training virtual over our HIPPA-compliant Zoom platform. The training will still be live, and will include lots of interaction and practicum. Trainer Bill Brislin will ensure there is plenty of dynamic energy and support throughout the two days, and will share best practices for delivering R-TEP/G-TEP via telehealth platforms. Training materials and handouts will be delivered electronically.

Bonus Information for Addiction Professionals:

EMDR therapists who work with addictions (behavioral and substance use disorders) will benefit from additional conversations on how to use these protocols in the treatment of addictions.

The training includes the full 2-day EMDR R-TEP/G-TEP training PLUS three extra components to help you understand and apply these protocols in the treatment of addictions.

  1. Pre-training discussions about early interventions and group work. Each training day will begin with early open office hours for a warmup conversation designed to engaged participants in exploring how they currently address EMDR early intervention and group work (with or without EMDR). This will warm up the networks of current practice and provide a framework upon which to build.
  2. Closing conversations on integrating the protocols into your practice setting. Each day will wrap up with an optional discussion inviting each participant to explore how to integrate what they've learned into their specific practice setting. It is designed to assist the participant in creating their own action plan for rapid implementation of the protocols.


  • $380 for Both Days (Training is cohesive and attendance is required for both days)
  • $30 - Optional CEs

12 CEs approved by CE-Classes (please carefully review CES policies below to determine whether your license/location is eligible for CEs through CE-Classes.com.)

For therapists who are actively engaged with a local TRN or other volunteer community disaster response network, we now are offering a $25 discount for the training and a $25 discount to one of our monthly R-TEP/G-TEP consultation groups. Members of these organizations can have their local coordinator contact Claire at (407) 970-7915 to receive the coupon code prior to registration only.

Cancellation policy

Full refund minus credit card processing fees for cancellations prior to May 19.
No refunds given after May 19*
*in the event of illness due to Covid-19, we will make every effort to schedule you into another training within the calendar year.
We are committed to providing you with a great staff-to-student ratio and consultant-to-consultee ratio, which means confirming our staff at least two weeks in advance based on registrations. That is why we can’t provide refunds for cancellations made within two weeks of the training.

About The Presenter:

Bill Brislin learned the principles of crisis intervention and stabilization during his fifteen years of clinical work in an AIDS support agency. This perspective was enhanced when he was trained in the EMDR Recent Traumatic Episodes Protocols by its founders, Elan Shapiro and Bruit Laub, in 2010. Since that time, Bill has found the protocol to be immensely helpful as an early intervention following recent traumas as well as for ongoing situations, such as cancer or dissolution of a relationship, which emerge over time. The focus on containment and stability provides clinicians with a reliable approach for treating the most difficult of situations.

Day 1 Schedule (all times reflect Eastern Standard Time as Bill is in Orlando, Florida, U.S.)

10:30 am – 11:00 am – Sign On & "EMDR Early Intervention Office Hours" with your Trainers

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Lecture and videos

12:30 pm – 12:45 am – Break

12:45 pm –2 PM – Lecture and Videos

2 pm – 3 pm – Lunch/Tea Break

3 pm – 6:30 pm – Lecture and Practice

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Optional Closing Conversation: "How to integrate the day's learning into your practice setting."

Day 2 Schedule

10:30 am – 11:00 am – Sign-on & "EMDR Early Intervention Office Hours" with your Trainers

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Lecture and videos

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm – Break

12:45 pm – 2 PM – Lecture and Videos

2 pm – 3 pm – Lunch/Tea Break

3 pm – 6:30 pm – Lecture & practice

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Optional Closing Conversation: "How to integrate the day's learning into your practice setting."

ADA Assistance

Our in-person trainings are held in facilities that are in compliance with the American Disabilities Act. Please contact Claire at Claire@ConnectEMDR.com or (407) 970-7915 if accommodation is required for this online training.

Statement of Proactive Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

Connect welcomes trainees and consultees from all cultural, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual and gender orientations. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive learning environment for all trainees and consultees, including Black People, People of Color, Indigenous People, and LGBTQ People. We pledge to proactively address issues of cultural competence and culturally-based trauma during every phase of professional development.

Attendance Requirement

Per EMDRIA, participants must attend both training days in their entirety and actively participate in all supervised practice exercises in order to receive a certificate of completion for this training. Those who attend this workshop in full and complete all the appropriate evaluation forms are eligible to receive CE credits if they have paid for them. Those who miss more than 15 minutes of any portion of the training, at any point during the training, may be dismissed from the training at the discretion of the staff and will not receive a certificate of completion, CE credits, or a refund.


CE-Classes is the provider of CEs. Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at CE-Classes.com, entering a keycode, and completing an evaluation form.

CE-Classes.com is approved by:

The American Psychological Association (APA) CE-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This course is NOT available for NBCC credit
This training does not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers.
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California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0223 Expires 02-2023
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The Texas Board of Professional Counselors – CE-Classes.com meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education
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Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201
New York Social Work Board – CE-Classes.com 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 #SW-0120.
The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2022 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2022.
Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.


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There is no known conflict of interest nor commercial support for this program.


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