The Complexities of Complex Trauma Accelerated - Houston 2022
The course will focus on the etiology of chronic trauma, its clinical picture, tools of assessment, the phase oriented approach to trauma and treatment pitfalls and therapeutic alliance. The course is partly didactic, based on the assigned readings, and partly discussion of the “Case of Erica”, a teaching case which unfolds in a naturalistic progression over 4 classes.
This course then continues the information learned in Part I and will focus on betrayal and memory, treatment modalities, the role of attachment, applications of theoretical models, and secondary trauma. The course is partly didactic, based on the assigned readings. In addition, students must be prepared to discuss theories as applied to treatment of their own clients.
Course Format: Due to an increase in COVID concerns, this course will begin as a Live Teleseminar till November (first four sessions). At that time, instructors will determine if transitioning to Live In-Person events is suitable given current circumstances (sessions 5-8); 2.5 hour sessions each
Live Teleseminar sessions: Aug 26, Sept 23, Oct 28, Nov 18,
Anticipated Live In-Person sessions: Dec 9, 2022: Jan 13, Feb 3, March 3, March 31, April 21, May 26, June 16, 2023
Meeting Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
Location for in Person: 2929 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Required textbooks are listed below and must be purchased by the participant. Additional materials including journal articles will be provided at no cost via this online course portal upon registration.
- Courtois, CA, and Ford, JD (2013) Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach. NY, NY: The Guilford Press.
- Courtois, CA, and Ford, JD, eds. (2020) Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Adults, second edition. NY, NY: The Guilford Press.
- Herman, JL (2015) Trauma and Recovery: The aftermath of violence – from domestic abuse to political terror. NY, NY: Basic Books.
Course Completion Requirements
Course completion requires attendance, participation in sessions, and completion of session and overall evaluations. APA continuing education credits will only be awarded for live attendance for 50 minutes out of every hour of training.
To receive ASWB ACE credit, participants must participate and attend live the full time of all course sessions and complete session and overall evaluations.
For in-person courses participants are required to sign in and out of each session.
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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 chronic trauma related disorders.
This course content is at the beginning/intermediate level.
Naomi Rosborough, LPC-S
Naomi Rosborough, LPC-S is a licensed professional counselor supervisor. A retired psychotherapist in private practice for over 40 years, she is presently retired from clinical practice offering consultation to therapists and clinicians privately and in various institutions.
She was a co-founder of the Houston-Galveston Trauma Institute, a non-profit organization providing training and consultation to health professionals in the clinical management of psychological trauma.
Since 2002, she has co-taught a nine-month course on trauma and dissociation, designed to train therapists in trauma related clinical interventions offered worldwide by the International Society for the Study of Dissociation.
Naomi attended the University Pennsylvania and earned both her BA and MA in Psychology from Antioch University. She has been published in trauma related professional journals since 2003.
Jean M. Goodwin, MD
Jean McClung Goodwin,MD grew up on a cattle ranch in Clay County, Texas. She studied Physical Anthropology at Harvard/Radcliffe where her undergraduate thesis became a book, Human Birth at High Altitude. She graduated with an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1971 and with a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from UCLA in 1972.
She did her psychiatric residency at Georgetown University Hospitals and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In the late 1970’s that she began consulting to child protective services and discovered that children’s complaints about sexual abuse were assumed to be fantasies. Correcting this assumption led to three books, Sexual Abuse: Incest Victims and Their Families; Rediscovering Childhood Trauma, and Splintered Reflections: Images of the Body in Trauma (with Reina Attias).
She worked as a Professor of Psychiatry at Medical College of Wisconsin and at the University of Texas Medical Branch where she retains a clinical appointment. She is board certified in General Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis. Since 1998 she has been in full time private practice in Galveston, Texas.
She began psychoanalytic training at the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute and completed training at the Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute in 1999 where she continued on faculty and is now a training and supervising analyst. Since 2005 she has taught the standard dissociation course through ISST-D, together with other members of the Houston-Galveston Trauma Consortium. She is a fellow of ISST-D and of the American Psychiatric Association. She has published over 100 articles and book chapters as well as poetry and a book of short stories, Mischief and Mercy: Tales of the Saints ( as Jean McClung). She is married to James S Goodwin, Professor of Internal Medicine at UTMB and has four adult children and five grandchildren.
Rosalie W. Hyde, LCSW
Rosalie Hyde, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice for 30+ years. With a specialty in trauma related disorders, she is the co-founder of The Houston Galveston Trauma Institute, a training institute for mental health professionals and other front line workers. She works within a stage based, psychodynamic frame through the lens of traumatic experience.
She is an approved State of Texas Supervisor and is case consultant to mental health clinicians on complex trauma. She has also developed expertise in couples therapy with an understanding of stage based attachment trauma . Her other passion is advocating for immigrants seeking asylum and has worked with both refugees and asylum seekers.
She has been a trainer with Physicians for Human Rights teaching clinicians to perform forensic evaluations for immigration court. She recently published two chapters in the Handbook of Refugee Experience ( 2019). She has furthered her specialty in global mental health with certification by the Harvard Refugee Trauma Global Mental Health Certificate Program.
She has co taught courses with ISSTD in the Professional Training Program for close to 20 years.
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.
- 30.00 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.
- 30.00 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 30.00 continuing education credits.
- 30.00 ISSTD Certificate ProgramThis program is eligible for 30.00 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 $40