Course curriculum

  • 2

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome from Deb

    • Tip to prepare...

    • PARTICIPANT CONTACT INFORMATION

    • LINK TO THE FOUNDATIONS COMMUNITY

  • 3

    Module 1

    • Polyvagal Primer

    • The Autonomic Hierarchy Deb Dana

    • Porges Covid-19

    • Deb Dana Networker Blog

    • Vagal Brake Exercise

    • Vagal Brake Demo

    • Personal Profile Map

    • Personal Profile Map Kids Version

    • The Skill of Savoring

    • Soup of the Day

    • PowerPoint Handouts

    • Assignments

  • 4

    Module 2

    • PowerPoint Handouts

    • Neuroception

    • Making the World Safe for our Children

    • Art Mapping Discussion

    • Four Map Tracking Worksheet

    • Four Map Tracking Demo

    • Triggers and Glimmers Map

    • Triggers and Glimmers Map original version

    • SIFTing Directions

    • SIFTing Demo

    • Talking about SIFTing

    • A quick look at Polyvagal Theory

    • Why use a Polyvagal lens

    • How states appear in a session

    • Why we map

    • Assignments

  • 5

    Module 3

    • Powerpoint Handouts

    • Therapeutic Presence: A Polyvagal Guided Therapy Relationship

    • Online Therapeutic Presence

    • The Skill of Rupture and Repair

    • Setting up a Session

    • YouTube link: Stephen Porges talks about How Your Body Makes the Decision

    • Exploring States

    • Gains Article - Play as a Neural Exercise

    • Invitation to Play

    • Solitude

    • Alternative Regulating Resources Map

    • Assignments

  • 6

    Module 4

    • Powerpoint Handouts

    • Pathways to Compassion

    • Early Experiences

    • Chronic Pain and the Autonomic Nervous System

    • Five Minute Check In

    • The Story of States

    • Musical Maps

    • Assignments

  • 7

    Additional Videos and Worksheet

    • The Skill of Savoring

    • Savoring Demo

    • Creating Ventral Vagal Anchors

    • Creating Ventral Vagal Anchors Demo

    • Exploring the Social Engagement Scale

    • The Social Engagement Scale

  • 8

    Module 5

    • ZOOM LINK FINAL FOUNDATIONS SESSION

    • The Experience of Awe

    • Lani Shiota: How Awe Transforms the Body and Mind

    • Polyvagal Theory and Yoga

    • Ancient Rituals

    • The Science of Forgiveness

    • Powerpoint Handout

    • Sending and Receiving Ventral Energy

    • Exploring the Hierarchy

    • Exploring a Polyvagal Approach

    • The Experience of Being Between

    • Engaging in Autonomic Change

    • The Relationship Between States: Using Pie Charts

    • Mapping Energy and Actions

    • Launch Planning

  • 9

    Demo

    • Demonstration of a Polyvagal Guided Session