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CSAT Module 2 | Capstone Treatment Center | Searcy, AR
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CSAT Module 2 | Capstone Treatment Center | Searcy, AR

6/5/2019 to 6/9/2019
When: June 5th - 9th, 2019
Where: Holiday Inn Express and Suites
3660 Ferren Trail
Searcy, Arkansas  72143
United States
Presenter: Dr. Stefanie Carnes and Dr. Kevin Skinner
Contact: IITAP Staff

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Capstone Treatment Center
P.O. Box 8241 | Searcy, AR 72145| (501) 729-4479|

"Facing Heartbreak"

The second module of the CSAT training series focuses on the impact and treatment of sex addiction within the family.  Examining and coping the impact of discovery, preparing for and facilitating disclosure both with the partner and family/children, and ethical considerations will be discussed in great detail.  Participants will also learn to integrate Facing Heartbreak, a task-based workbook for partners; the Partner Sexuality Survey (PSS), and the Inventory for Partner Attachment, Stress, & Trauma (IPAST) into treatment planning. 

Mental Health Practitioners for example; Licensed Social Workers (LSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Psychologists,  Psychiatrist,  Medical Doctors (MD), Certified Addiction Counselors
Module 2 Intermediate

Dr. Stefanie Carnes and Dr. Kevin Skinner

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday thru Saturday (Lunch included)  –  Sunday  8:00 am – 12:00 pm

8:30 am-10:00 am Class/ 10:00 am-10:15 am Break
12:00 pm-12:30 pm lunch/ 12:30 pm-3:00 pm Class/
3:00 pm-3:15 pm Break/ 3:15 pm-5:00 pm Class/
Lunch provided Wednesday - Saturday

$1300.00 USD* - Early Bird Registration Fees End on May 19th, 2019

$1400.00 USD* - Standard Registration Fees Start on May 20th, 2019

HOTEL INFORMATION (training is held at the hotel):
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
3660 Ferren Trail
Searcy, AR 72143
United States

Monday, July 23rd, 2019

To make your hotel accommodations, please call The Holiday Inn Express and Suites at 501-279-9991 and mention Capstone / IITAP Module 2 Training to receive the group rate. (Room Rates:  $109.99 plus applicable taxes)

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (Airport Code: LIT)
52 Miles / 51 Minutes transfer from the airport to group hotel.

Transfers from Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport to the Holiday Inn Express and Suites are the responsibility of the candidates. No Transfers will be provided from the airport to the training facility. Rental cars are strongly recommended as there are no Uber, Lyft or taxi services available in Searcy, AR. 

For a full refund, a written cancellation notice must be received by IITAP no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled event. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the scheduled event will be refunded less a $300 cancellation fee. No refund will be given as of the first day of the scheduled event. Allow 6 weeks for refund.


30 CE Hours
 IITAP is a continuing education (CE) provider for the:

  • National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors - NAADAC #92253
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists - CAMFT #135430
  • New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0224.
  • New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists.#MFT-0031.
  • New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.#MHC-0060
  • IITAP has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6251. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  IITAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


UNTIL 05/19/19

STARTING 05/20/19

 Buy Modules 2, 3, & 4

10% Discount Registration 

 $3510.00 $3510.00
 Buy Modules 2 & 3

5% Discount Registration 

$2470.00 $2470.00
 Buy Module 2

Standard Registration



 Module 2 - Payment Plan   Deposit $300 + 4 monthly payments/$250

Learning Objective

Upon completion of CSAT Module 1, candidates will be able to:


  1. Describe the impact of sex addiction on the partner using the Inventory for Partner Attachment, Sex and Trauma assessment (Which includes numerous psychometrically validated measures).
  2. Explain the impact of sex addiction on partner sexuality using the Partner Sexuality Survey.
  3. Apply the Trauma Model for partners of sex addicts and describe why it’s preferable to using older models.
  4. Apply experiential exercise of role plays to increase awareness of client affect and experience.
  5. Discuss differences between Discovery and Disclosure and understand the damage caused by the staggered disclosure process.
  6. List and define the stages of recovery for the partner.
  7. Implement strategies to develop a therapeutic alliance with a partner who is struggling with betrayal trauma.
  8. Provide a structured format to facilitate disclosures of infidelity secrets by the addict to the partner in early recovery to promote honesty and work towards healing in a relationship.
  9. Apply and define specific strategies in the disclosure process to create safety for both parties and protect the partner from further trauma.
  10. Describe contraindications for disclosure in couples struggling with sexually compulsive behavior.
  11. Discuss strategies for disclosure when problems arise and how to navigate these challenges.
  12. Discuss and analyze research on disclosure to partners.
  13. Discuss the far-reaching psychological impact sexually compulsive behavior can have on children and some strategies to protect them from trauma.
  14. Discuss and analyze research on disclosure to children and apply to clinical scenarios.
  15. Discuss the structure of addictive family systems in the context of systems theory.
  16. Teach addicts and partners to Identify and evaluate boundaries for themselves and also for the coupleship in the treatment process
  17. Apply treatment protocols for partners who struggle with both betrayal trauma and complex trauma.
  18. Provide addicts with information about how to respond to betrayal trauma in a sensitive manner, in order to support the relationship.
  19. Explain the collaborative model for couples’ therapy with sex addiction and how important the chronology of treatment is for couples’ therapy with couples struggling with compulsive sexual behavior.
  20. Implement interventions for healing wounded couples post betrayal, such as the emotional impact letter and the emotional restitution letter.
  21. Identify guidelines for intervening with other extended family members, such as children, adult children, parents, siblings and other close family members.
  22. Use specific guidelines and strategies to use when facilitating group therapy with betrayed partners.
  23. Learn the 12 step support groups for partners (S-anon, COSA, POSA) their models and when/ if a referral into these group would be helpful.
  24. Implement techniques for intervening and confronting clients on inappropriate boundaries.
  25. Explain guidelines and goals of therapeutic separation for couples.
  26. Discuss the theory of Karpman’s Triangle in the context of addicts and partners.
  27. Apply knowledge of the Karpman’s Triangle as an experiential intervention to use with distressed couples.
  28. Apply knowledge of treatment planning to the addict and partner using case examples.
  29. Discuss ethical issues in family and couple therapy, especially around secrets and the therapist’s role (individual vs couples’ therapist) and defining the parameters of confidentiality.
  30. Demonstrate model of ethical decision making and practice solving ethical dilemma scenarios using this model.


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