Southeast Nebraska EMDRIA Regional Network

Regional Network Meeting - "Use of DES and MID in EMDR Therapy"

  • October 14, 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • 4600 Valley Road, Classroom 1 - Lincoln Nebraska
  • 24


Meeting Agenda 

  9:15 am  -  Registration w/ refreshments

  9:30 am  -  Welcome & overview of our Regional Network

  10:00 am  -  "Use of DES and MID in EMDR Therapy" - Brenda Rohren

 12:00 pm  -  workshop ends

(5 minute break at 11:00 am) 

    Approval for 2 EMDRIA credits pending   

Workshop Objectives.  1) History of the Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES-II) and Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation (MID) will be reviewed.  2) How to administer, score, and interpret the DES and MID; 3) Comparison of DES to MID; 4) How to provide effective feedback to clients.  5) Use of the DES and MID results in treatment planning.  6) Use of DES and MID results in EMDR therapy, to include Phases 2 and 3 as well as determining appropriateness of EMDR therapy.   

Presenter Brenda Rohren, MA, MFS, LIMHP, LADC, MAC is a Certified EMDR therapist, EMDRIA Approved Consultant-in-Training, and our Regional Coordinator.  She has been a member of EMDRIA since 2010.  Because of her commitment to the practice and advancement of EMDR, Brenda was active on several EMDRIA Administrative Committees until her election to the EMDRIA Board of Directors.  (This includes Chair of the Membership Committee and Chair of the Public Practice & Diversity Subcommittee.)  Brenda served on the EMDRIA Board of Directors from 2014-2016 and served several Board committees: Chair of Structure, Function, & Bylaws (SF&B) Committee; Audit Committee; and Ownership Linkage Committee.  She was the Secretary of the Board of Directors in 2015. 

Brenda is the President of Behavioral Health Resources, LLC located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Services include management consulting for CARF accreditation and outpatient treatment for co-occurring disorders. (The outpatient programs are CARF-accredited.  The organization is a licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Center.)  Brenda is a licensed mental health and substance abuse professional who has worked in the behavioral health field for 30 years (all levels of care from outpatient to inpatient.) 

Eligibility Requirements This workshop is limited to partially and fully trained EMDR therapists.  All members of our Regional Network are eligible to attendFor other attendees, If verification of completion of the EMDR Therapy Basic Training cannot be obtained from the EMDR Institute's website, participants will need to fax, mail, or e-mail a copy of the certificate of completion to the Regional Coordinator:  Brenda Rohren; c/o 7441 O Street, Suite 107; Lincoln, Nebraska 68510; Tel: (402) 486-1101; Fax: (402) 486-4342;

Cost and Registration.  Thanks to our corporate sponsor (Behavioral Health Resources, LLC), there is no cost for this event.  To register, click on the "Register" icon to the left.  If you are already a Regional Network member, login to your account before registering.   Registration is limited to 30 attendees.   

Need a Hotel?  Because we contract with the Training for Addiction Professionals (TAP) Program for the workshop site, attendees at our workshops are eligible for discounted rates at the New Victorian Inn & Suites, located in close proximity to the workshop site (at 225 N. 50th Street).  Mention that you are attending a TAP training when you register and you will receive the discounted rates:   $54.99 + taxes for a King Suite and $64.99 for a Double Queen Suite. 


The Regional Network meeting will be held in Classroom 1 at 4600 Valley Road (Lincoln, Nebraska).  Click here to view a map. 


For more information, contact our Regional Coordinator, Brenda Rohren, at (402) 486-1101 or

This meeting is held in facilities which are in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.  Please contact Brenda Rohren at if special accommodations are required.

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