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October 2024
M-MAT Level 2
Therapist Skill Development

The second in the M-MAT* certificate series. In level 2 you will polish your M-MAT skills through demonstrations and small-group practice.

Prerequisite: M-MAT Level 1           

M-MAT (Multi-Modal Attachment Therapy) is a new, powerful therapy model for working with children with attachment challenges and their families. Click button below to learn more about M-MAT:

Who

Mental Health Professionals

What

Live Interactive Online (Zoom)

Where

Online

When
CE Credits
Cost

$349

*Upcoming Dates

Register for October Level 2

October 2024

Tues Weds Thurs: October 15-17  & 22-24
10:00am- 12 noon PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)

Level 1 (prerequisite)

Level 2&3 Bundle

Levels 2 & 3 can be bundled
for convenience and savings!

Course Description

In this live, interactive, online workshop, participants will get to explore and develop their skills in the primary interventions used in Multi-Modal Attachment Therapy (M-MAT).

Includes video demonstrations, live demonstrations and small group practice. Participants will get to practice M-MAT interventions in small groups (breakout rooms), including the following:

  • M-MAT Attachment Based Play
  • The Story of Love
  • The Attachment Narrative
  • Skills-Building and Psycheducation interventions
  • Addressing Behavior through an Attachment Lens
  • M-MAT Feeding and Questions


Participants will also learn session planning and be provided with M-MAT session planning tools. Finally, each participant will plan a mini M-MAT session, which they will practice implementing in a small group setting with other participants.

PREREQUISITE: COMPLETION OF M-MAT LEVEL 1

  • This is the second of a three-part certificate series in M-MAT Multi-Modal Attachment Therapy
  • Prerequisite: M-MAT Level 1
  • Length of course: 12 hours
  • Live, Online, Zoom
  • Small Class Size

Educational Goals


Participants will increase their skills in implementing M-MAT interventions. They will be able to develop and implement M-MAT session plans and integrate M-MAT interventions and components into a cohesive, coherent therapy.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:
  •  Demonstrate 2 M-MAT Attachment-Based Play activities.   
  • Implement the two core M-MAT Talk interventions used to help a child re-story their experiences (Story of Love and the Attachment Narrative).
  • Explain the difference between empathy and deep empathy
  • Name 3 skill-building interventions that fit within the M-MAT core areas.
  • Implement at least one attachment-based intervention in the parent/child session to address behavior in children.
  • Formulate 3 attachment-based questions to use in M-MAT “Feeding and Questions”.
  • Write an M-MAT session plan
  • Implement an M-MAT session plan

Your Instructor:
Catherine A. Young, LMFT

Catherine Young, M.S., LMFT, is an author, trainer, speaker, consultant, clinical supervisor, and child and family therapist. She has devoted over 25 years to working with children and families in settings as diverse as early childhood mental health, children's day treatment and intensive outpatient services, foster and adoption agencies, and youth probation. Catherine is the founder of a new attachment-based therapy model for helping children with some of the most challenging and treatment-resistant behaviors and their families: Multi-Modal Attachment Therapy (M-MAT).
She is the author or two books, one for therapists and one for parents/caregivers.


Patrick Jones - Course author

* Continuing Education (CE) Credits

M-MAT Training Institute (Provider# 1032327) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's and LEP's. M-MAT Training Institute maintains responsibility for the program and all its content.

This course meets the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's and LEP's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. *


CAMFT is recognized by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an approval agency for CE Providers.


*Some, but not all, states will accept this for continuing education requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to understand the requirements of their state and license.*

This course has also been approved by R. Cassidy Seminars for Continuing Education Units in some states for some licenses (additional fee). See below under certificates.

Certificates

A Course Completion/Continuing Education Credit certificate comes with the course and will be awarded at the end of the course upon full attendance (100% attendance per zoom attendance report - no partial credit available) and completion of the course evaluation form, per CAMFT requirements.*

*Some, but not all, states will accept this certificate for continuing education requirements. It is the responsibility of participants to understand the requirements of their state and license.

In collaboration with R. Cassidy Seminars, an ADDITIONAL certificate, which may be needed in some states for continuing education credits, can be purchased for $35 upon course completion. Rates are set and collected by R. Cassidy Seminars. A link to their site will emailed to participants upon course completion:

Per R. Cassidy Seminars:

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates available after satisfactory course completion at www.ceuregistration.com

Psychologists

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0018. 12 contact hour. Live online.

Social Workers

IL-SWs: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #159.000785.  12 CE hour.
MN: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the Minnesota Board of Social Work, CEP #2281 approval 12/27/22 - 12/27/23.  12 CE hour.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 12 contact hour Live online.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 12 clock hour, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists

IL-MFTs: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. 12 hour.
NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015.  12 contact hour. Live online.
NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011.  12 contact hour. Live online.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 12 clock hour, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 12 CE hour.

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days Or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often And while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions Or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

**It is the responsibility of the participant to understand the requirements of their state and license.**

Recommended Text

M-MAT Multi-Modal Attachment Therapy:
An Integrated Whole-Brain Approach to Attachment Injuries in Children and Families 
Expanded Second Edition
by
Catherine A. Young

This book is the manual for the M-MAT Model.  Although the training stands on its own, this book is highly recommended as a companion for the M-MAT training series.
It can be found or ordered wherever books are sold.
Refunds
On-Demand Video Courses: M-MAT Training Institute does not provide refunds for online on-demand courses.
Live Online Courses: Live courses can be cancelled up to 7 days before the course start date for a full refund by emailing [email protected]. If the course is cancelled less than 7 days before the start of the course, a refund of 50% of the course fee will be provided. Refunds will be provided within 5 business days of the receipt of the request.
For courses purchased as part of a bundle, the bundle discount will no longer apply and the refund will be adjusted accordingly.
Accommodations
To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at [email protected]
Grievances
To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email [email protected] or call 209 206 8502

What's included?

M-MAT Level 2 Course

  • 6 Modules
  • Demonstrations
  • Small Group Practice
  • Worksheets and Cheat Sheets
  • 12 Continuing Education Credits*

Join the M-MAT Therapist Community

Join the free M-MAT Therapist Community where M-MAT Therapists can share and discuss M-MAT with their peers. Free with enrollment in a class.

Course Outline

Introduction

01  Skill Development - The Frame

  • M-MAT Play
  • Feeding and Questions

02  Skill Development - Deep Empathy

  • Deep Empathy

03  Skill Development - Re-Storying Interventions

  • The Story of Love
  • The Attachment Narrative
  • Other Re-Storying Interventions

04  Skill Development - Skill Building & Psychoeducation

  • Skill Building/Psychoed

05  Skill Development - Addressing Behavior

  • Externalizing Anger Role-Play
  • Other Interventions

06  Skill Development - Putting it All Together

  • Session Planning
  • Implementing Mini-Session

Schedule

Day

 The Full Certificate Series

M-MAT Level 1

Self-Paced, Online
Video Course
Nuts and Bolts of M-MAT
7  CE Credits

M-MAT Level 2

Live, interactive, Online
Therapist Skill Development
Limited Class Size
12  CE Credits

M-MAT Level 3

Live, Interactive, Online
Advanced Topics
Limited Class Size
6 CE Credits
Become Certified in M-MAT Multi-Modal Attachment Therapy! Complete all 3 trainings!
Bundle discounts available when 2 or more courses are purchased at the same time.
Certified M-MAT therapists can join our referral list.
If your organization wishes to host live, IN-PERSON M-MAT Level 2 and/or 3 trainings, or
set up an online Level 2 and/or 3 training just for your organization,
please contact us at [email protected] or 209-206-8502

Bundles

This Course is available as a part of these bundles.
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