Advanced Topics in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders - Baker/O'Neil 2022

September 8, 2022 to March 2, 2023

At this time, this course is full and no long accepting registrations. If you wish to be placed on the waitlist for this course, please email cfas@isst-d.org. Click here to view the other section of this course which will be held on Friday morning starting in September 2022 which is still accepting registrations.


Participants must have taken both parts of The Complexities of Complex Trauma and From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders to enroll in this course.

Course Format: 8 sessions Live Teleseminar; 2.5 hour sessions each.
Course Dates: Thursdays; Sept 8, Sept 29, Oct 20, Nov 10, Dec 1, Dec 15, 2022: Jan 5, Feb 16, March 2, 2023
Meeting Time: 7:00 - 9:30 PM US Eastern Time

This course consists of nine modules – six modules that make up the core of the course, and three complementary modules chosen by the instructor. Each module is “free-standing” in that it encompasses an entire topic to be covered in a single class. The core modules will be presented in the first six classes, with the three complementary left to the last three classes of the course. 

Core Modules
1 – An Introduction to Complex Trauma and Dissociation in Children and Adolescents
2 – Depersonalization and Derealization
3 – Institutional Betrayal
4 – Psychopharmacology and Medical Consequences of Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders
5 – Neurobiology of Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders and Research Update
6 – Shame and Moral Injury and Their Roles in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders

Complementary Modules
C1 – Addictions and Eating Disorders
C4 – Clinical Hypnosis and Ego-State Therapy
C5 – Sexual Victimization of Boys and Men and Its Outcomes

Target Audience

Licensed mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, accredited psychotherapists, etc.) who are interested in developing their skills in treating clients with complex trauma related disorders. Students must have successfully completed From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders, Parts I and II to register for this course. Students who have completed the previous “Standard Course” before 2012 must have permission from the course instructor and one of the course directors.

The course content is at the advanced level.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 22.50 APA
    The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 22.50 ASWB ACE
    The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), #1744, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ISSTD maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 22.50 continuing education credits.
  • 22.50 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 22.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
Course opens: 
06/01/2022
Course expires: 
04/30/2023
Event starts: 
09/08/2022 - 7:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
03/02/2023 - 9:30pm EST
ISSTD Member cost:
$640.00
Your Price:
$690.00
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Su Baker, MEd
Su Baker, MEd, licensed counsellor and psychotherapist, (private practice, Montreal, QC, Canada) has a Masters degree in counselling psychology from McGill University and training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, clinical hypnosis and EMDR. She has worked in the field of trauma and dissociation as a therapist and supervisor for more than 30 years and teaches at conferences nationally and internationally. 

She was the ISSTD Treasurer for six years, has sat on many ISSTD committees as well teaching in the Professional Training Program of the ISSTD since its inception in 2001. She is currently the Past Chair of the Professional Training Program as well as the Course Director and creator of the Level I Adult course, and co-director and creator, with Joan Turkus, MD, of the Level II and III Adult courses. 

She is a fellow of the ISSTD and has received a number of other ISSTD awards. She is the co-founder with John O’Neil and chair of the Montreal Study Group on Trauma and Dissociation (MSGTD), which has been meeting monthly since 1991.

John O'Neil, MD, FRCPC
John O’Neil, MD,  is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in Montreal Québec. He was Assistant Professor of psychiatry at McGill University and staff psychiatrist at St. Mary’s Hospital until his retirement to private practice in June 2018. 

He joined the ISSMP&D (now ISSTD) in 1991, and has attended every annual conference since then. His private practice has progressively narrowed to the diagnosis and treatment of dissociative disorders. 

Over the years, he became a Fellow of the ISSTD, and an ASCH Approved Consultant. He has taught in the ISSTD Professional Training Program at all adult levels except the master class, in Montreal and in Burlington VT, and online. John co-taught ISSTD’s day-long introductory workshop for 8 years, and hosted the Town Hall Meetings for 6 years. 

In 2009, the 46-chapter book Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders: DSM-V and Beyond, co-edited by Paul Dell,  was published and for which he received ISSTD’s Pierre Janet Writing Award. He is currently an assistant editor of the planned second edition of this book, now being co-edited by ISSTD Past Presidents Martin Dorahy and Steve Gold.

Fees for in-person and teleseminar courses include continuing education (CE) credits. Continuing education credits are available for all teleseminar courses as well as US and Canada-based in-person courses.

Available Credit

  • 22.50 APA
    The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 22.50 ASWB ACE
    The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), #1744, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ISSTD maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 22.50 continuing education credits.
  • 22.50 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 22.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
 
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ISSTD Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will only be accepted up to 14 days prior to the first course session. Cancellations are subject to a $45 cancellation fee plus the cost of copyrighted materials. The course fee is not refundable if you withdraw from the course less than 14 days before the start of the course. Once the course starts no new students can be accepted more than one week after the course begins. Please note that to receive ASWB ACE credit, all sessions must be attended. All materials used for this course are subject to copyright laws and are not for duplication or distribution by course participants. Fees must be submitted with registration, and must be submitted in US dollars.

The cost of the copyrighted materials for this course is $105.
 

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ISSTD uses Zoom for our live teleseminar courses. Information on system requirements can be found here. A guide to live teleseminar courses is available below and in each session of the course in the course portal. 

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