The Complexities of Complex Trauma Part I - Live Teleseminar Cross
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.
Course Format: 6 sessions Live Teleseminar; 2.5 hour sessions each.
Course Dates: Thursdays; Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, 2021, Jan 6 and Feb 3, 2022
Meeting Time: 12:30pm - 3:00pm 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 chronic trauma related disorders.
This course content is at the beginning/intermediate level.
Richard Cross, UKCP
Richard Cross, UKCP has worked in the area of attachment & trauma for over 26 years. He currently works with children, adolescents and adults. His is a Registered and Accredited Psychotherapist & Child Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist working in the United Kingdom. He undertook his first training through ISSTD in 2003 and have been a member since this time.
He currenlts manages a large specialist team of psychologists and therapists at Five Rivers Child Care which is a social enterprise in the UK supporting children and adolescents who are looked after within specialist residential and foster care.
He is also actively involved in research, development and innovation with the Anna Freud Centre and this project is exploring the effective early identification of trauma, attachment and dissociation difficulties and exploring what are the most effective interventions are.
He also ran a clinic for dissociative and trauma disorders in Glasgow, Scotland for adults for over 17 years. He is a trustee of The Bowlby Centre in London and seeks to advance the harnessing of relational psychotherapeutic approaches.
- 15.00 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.
ISSTD uses Zoom for our live teleseminar courses. Information on system requirements can be found here. A guide to live teleseminar courses will be provided to registrants approximately two weeks before the course begins via the course portal.