From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders Part II | Hosey/Sage 2023
Part II of this course is a continuation of the Part I course. This course covers opening treatment of dissociative disorders, disorganized attachment, neurobiology, self (ego) states, treatment and techniques, self-care, suicidality and self-injury, affect and sensate regulation, and integration techniques. Students must be prepared to discuss theories as applied to the treatment of their own client. Each student will be expected to select one or two clients to discuss in class. The case of Harold used in Part I may also be utilized during class discussions.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
Course Completion Requirements
Course completion requires live attendance, participation in sessions, and completion of session and overall evaluations. APA and ASWB credit cannot be awarded for watching the recording of a session. Please be advised that all courses have a course closure date, which is the last day of the month following the last session. All requirements must be completed by the course closure date. At that time, the course will no longer be accessible to participants who have pending tasks and credit cannot be retrieved at a later date.
APA: Participants must attend all sessions live (at least 50 minutes of every 60 minutes | For a 2.5 hour session participants must be present for at least 125 minutes out of the full 150 minutes). APA Credit is not awarded for any missed sessions, nor for partial attendance that does not satisfy the aforementioned criteria. Credit will only be awarded for individual sessions in which live attendance requirements are successfully met and session evaluations are complete. At the end of the course, certificates will be automatically populated upon the completion of the final overall course evaluation.
ASWB: Participants must attend all live sessions (at least 50 minutes of every 60 minutes | For a 2.5 hour session participants must be present for at least 125 minutes out of 150 minutes). If you are absent for an individual session or do not meet the aforementioned criteria, you are no longer eligible to earn ASWB credit at the completion of the course. *ASWB participants must be present and meet minute criteria for every single session throughout the course. ASWB certificates are manually processed by ISSTD staff and will be awarded via email approximately two weeks after the course closure date.
ISSTD Certificate Program: Participants must attend 8 out of 12 sessions (at least 50 minutes of every 60 minutes | For a 2.5 hour session participants must be present for at least 125 minutes out of 150 minutes). Those who attend the required number of sessions will be awarded 30 ISSTD Certificate Program credits. No certificate is awarded for certificate program credits.
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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.
Jillian Hosey, MSW RSW, is a Clinical Social Worker and Trauma Therapist in Private Practice in Toronto Canada, providing comprehensive assessment and treatment to children, youth, and adults who are struggling with PTSD and complex PTSD, attachment and developmental trauma, and dissociative disorders. Informed by Interpersonal Neurobiology and a psychodynamic approach, Jillian's clinical practice tailors her treatment approach to each unique client’s needs, incorporating various treatment modalities including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Attachment Theory, Polyvagal Theory, and various theories and treatments of complex trauma and dissociative disorders. Jillian is a Certified EMDR Therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant and is a facilitator for the AGATE Institute (Ana Gomez Attachment Trauma Education), which provides specialized training to EMDR therapists working with children and youth. Jillian has presented on integrating the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) into EMDR Therapy at the Child and Adolescent Complex Trauma Conference 2019 and the SSP Gathering with Dr. Stephen Porges 2019. She is a founding partner of the Healing Therapy Alliance (HTA) and the PsychoSomatic Trauma Initiative in Toronto, which are collectives of integrative Psychotherapists, Wellness Therapists, and Addictions Counselors that provide a collaborative, team-based approach to healing the whole person and is grounded in neuroscience and trauma-specific, evidence informed practices.
Rachel Sage, LCSW-C, licensed clinical social worker in private practice located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, is licensed to practice in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Rachel received a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland (2019) and a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from Towson University (2012). Rachel is an EMDRIA Approved Provider and Consultant-in-Training (CIT), an ASCH Certified Hypnotherapist, is fully trained in Deep Brain Reorienting (DBR) and actively pursuing certification, and often blends hypnotic interventions throughout their clinical work.
They primarily provide therapy to folks who experience symptoms of complex dissociation (primarily DID/OSDD) and/or who have experienced severe/complex trauma. Rachel has experience working with a wide variety of populations in various settings such as harm reduction mobile services, Baltimore City Hall, Community Out Patient Clinics, shelters, and private practice.
In addition to their clinical work, Rachel also provides consultation to other mental health practitioners on both EMDR and complex dissociation. When Rachel isn’t engaged in their clinical practice, you can often find them hanging out with their dogs, doing hot yoga, or at a local metal or folk punk show.
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.
Please note that APA certificates will automatically populate upon the completion of the course. ASWB certificates are manually processed by staff and will be sent to eligible participants approximately two weeks after the course closure date.
- 20.00 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.
- 20.00 ASWB ACEThe 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 20.00 continuing education credits.
- 20.00 ISSTD Certificate ProgramThis program is eligible for 20.00 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 $15