From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders Part I - Live Teleseminar Welzant
This course was created to give clinicians a solid education in how to identify and work with complex trauma and dissociation. Part I covers guidelines for treatment and how to fulfill those guidelines in the process of therapy. Students will learn how to recognize the signs of complex trauma and dissociation, and understand the effects of trauma on the development and functioning of adult clients. They will be taught the relevant assessment tools to use, and how to structure therapy to be most effective for clients with all levels of traumatic experiences. Students will also learn how working with traumatic material challenges both client and therapist, and how to meet the relational challenges that may emerge in therapy. Special features that are common with dissociative clients will be covered, along with the skills necessary for the successful treatment of dissociation in clients. The course includes literature review and discussion, lecture and the explorations of a teaching case, “The Case of Harold.”
Course Format: 8 sessions Live Teleseminar; 2.5 hour sessions each.
Course Dates: Thursdays, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 18, Dec 16, 2021, Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 10 and Apr 14, 2022
Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:30 pm US Eastern Time
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 and dissociative disorders. For Part II of the course, students should have completed Part I (or the equivalent), and have at least one client with a dissociative disorder in treatment.
This course content is at the beginning/intermediate level.
Victor Welzant, PsyD
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: 08/20/2020 – 08/20/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 20 continuing education credits.
American Psychological Association (APA)
The International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation is approved by American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This course is approved for up to 20 continuing education credits.
ISSTD Certificate Program: This course has been approved for 20 credits towards the ISSTD Certificate of Advanced Studies in Trauma & Dissociation. Participants must participate live in at least six out of eight sessions to receive credit.
- 40.00 APAThe 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.