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Upcoming Events

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September 27, 2023;

4pm PT/ 7pm ET

You're invited to this free introductory webinar with PVI Course Partner Niki Elliott, PhD.  Join us to meet Niki and to learn more about this important Certificate Course, Embodied Equity: A Polyvagal-Informed Certificate for Educators & Helping Professionals.  Ask your questions, hear about the course content and live, synchronous learning schedule, and connect with others interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how bias impacts them and the students they serve. This course is designed for educators, practitioners, and therapists-- and anyone in the helping professions; it will offer 25 CEs. Be sure to register at the link below to receive the link to attend the webinar; registration will also ensure that you receive access to the recording if you can not join us live.

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February 16-18, 2024

Registration now open! Dr. Stephen Porges offers the keynote at this three-day event in Atlantic Beach, Florida, USA. Designed for clinicians (15 CEs available!), this event features a lineup of expert speakers and promises an experiential journey through the fascinating world of neuro-play therapy. Those joining us in person will have the incredible opportunity to experience beachside play therapy—a chance to let the sand tickle your toes as you unlock new dimensions of healing. 
A Virtual livestream ticket option is also available.


October 12-14, 2023

The 35th Annual Childhood Trauma and Attachment Conference is taking place in Virginia Beach this year from October 12-14, 2023. Dr. Stephen Porges will be providing the Keynote Address at the conference. The Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh) is a national and international coalition of parents, professionals and caregivers with the know-how to increase awareness and understanding about attachment and its critical importance in human development. Find details and registration about this event on the organization's website. 

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June 14-16, 2024

PVI International Gathering, Potsdam, Germany

Save the date!  Polyvagal Institute's International Gathering returns, this time in Potsdam, Germany, just outside of Berlin. This event will feature Dr. Stephen Porges, Deb Dana, and a line-up of international and European experts, all presenting in English. Details, including location, topics, and registration, coming soon to this page. A virtual option will be available, as well as multilingual translation via our PVI International Partners! 


November 10-11, 2023

Earn 10 CEs! 

Bringing Polyvagal Theory to Life for Therapists and Clinicians.

Join renowned scientist and Polyvagal Theory developer Dr. Stephen Porges and innovative Polyvagal- informed clinician Deb Dana, LCSW,  in community and conversation at this unique two-day live workshop. Explore the organizing principles of Polyvagal Theory from two perspectives - the science and the application- and delight in the magic that happens when Steve and Deb share the stage. Can't join us in-person? A Virtual livestream ticket option is also available. 


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