The Center for Evidence to Practice (Center for E2P) is identifying behavioral health practitioners in Louisiana who are equipped to successfully participate in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training and implementation. Due to the identified need for Medicaid behavioral health services specific to children and their caregivers, EMDR has been selected by the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) as an evidence-based program that will be expanded statewide.

EMDR Basic Training for Medicaid Providers

Trainer: Carol Miles MSW, LCSW

Dates: Part I – October 4-6, 2023; Part 2 – December 6-8, 2023

Times: 9:30am – 5pm CT each day

Apply: Trainee Application & Agency Agreement

*Application deadline is August 26, 2023*

We recommend completing the Introduction to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) EMDR Informational Webinar through the E2P Learn platform. It is free to enroll and you are eligible to receive 2.0 CE credit hours after completing the course.

Additional E2P EMDR Offerings: 

Implementing EMDR via Telehealth Platforms

Trainer: Carol Miles MSW, LCSW

Description: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, behavioral health practitioners have rapidly transitioned services to telehealth platforms. Evidence-based programs are complex, and practitioners face many challenges in adjusting these services to a web or phone-based formats. In efforts to support Louisiana’s behavioral health practitioners through this transition, the Center for Evidence to Practice is coordinating webinars and consultation calls specific to implementing EBPs via telehealth platforms.

Cost: Free

Recommended Audience: Louisiana behavioral health practitioners or supervisors that are trained in EMDR

CEUs: This course eligible for 2.0 CEU credit hours. Upon successful course completion, your certificate will be available for download and you may use it to apply for continuing education units with your respective licensing board upon renewal.

Register: Link to Enroll