(Re)building Hope, (Re)orienting Safety, and (Re)stabilizing Treatment with Complex Trauma and Dissociation - Day One
Day One will feature a plenary workshop by Sandra Bloom and four 90 Minute Workshops.
To view the full schedule of education sessions, please click on the Program tab above. Additional social events may be added to the schedule in the coming months.
Below please find schedule at a glance for Day One of this event. Please note that all times listed below are in US Eastern Time.
Day One - Saturday, October 21, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A Biocratic Paradigm: Exploring the Complexity of Trauma-Informed Leadership and Creating Presence™
Presenter: Sandra L. Bloom, MD
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dissociative Attunement: Being in Rhythm With Individuals Experiencing Complex PTSD
Presenter: Karen Hopenwasser , MD
2:30 - 4:00PM
Cultural Competency with Dissociation Online
Presenter: Emily Christensen, LCPC, PhD
4:30 - 6:00 PM
Adverse Childhood Experiences, Dissociation, and Alexithymia as Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life in Individuals with Autoimmune Disease
Presenter: Mary Plisco, PhD & Valerie Johnson
6:30 - 8:00 PM
From Vicarious Trauma to Resilience and Resistance: Conceptualising the Personal and Political Benefits of Trauma Work
Presenters: Michael Salter, PhD & Delanie Woodlock, PhD
For participants that attend the day one of this conference, up to 7.5 CE credits are available. Credits are awarded for the live event per session attended for the full length of the presentation. Credits are not included in registration and must be purchased separately during the check out process.
- 7.50 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.
- 7.50 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 7.50 continuing education credits.
- 7.50 ISSTD Certificate ProgramThis program is eligible for 7.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
Early registration ends September 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM US Eastern Time. Prices will increase for emerging professional and professional/retired rates at that time by $50.
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Cancellations must be received in writing via email or fax. A processing fee of $45 will be charged for cancellations received on or before Friday, October 6th at 5:00 PM ET. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. Refund requests will not be accepted after October 6, 2023. Not all requests will be granted. Substitutions for attendees are accepted until October 19, 2023.
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During this conference, conference organizers, presenters and staff will address any concerns that arise. Every effort will be made to address the concerns during the conference when possible. If these individuals are unable to address the participant’s concerns, the complaints and grievances shall be presented in writing to ISSTD Headquarters at firstname.lastname@example.org. These will be forwarded on for review by the Virtual and Regional Conference Committee.
Social Workers: Should social workers have a specific grievance, these grievances will be addressed by D. Michael Coy, LICSW. In situations where the social worker would have a conflict of interest, then, Christine Forner, MSW will review the grievance.
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