Session Eleven - Dissociation, emotion and neurobiology

June 4, 2024 to June 18, 2024

Session Eleven – Content Level: Intermediate and advanced
Dissociation, emotion and neurobiology

Readings:

  1. Chefetz, RA (2015) Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real. NY, NY: Norton, Chapter 5, pp. 133-177.
  2. Howell, EF (2011) Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach, NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 6, pp. 109-131.
  3. Heneschl, S, Doba, K and Nandrino, J-L (2019) Emotion Regulation Processes and Psychoform and Somatoform Dissociation in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cumulative Maltreatment . Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 2019, 20:2, 197–211.

Timed outline:

45 minutes: Discussion of Reading 2 – neural processes related to dissociative experiences
25 minutes: Discussion of Reading 1 – affect, feelings and emotions and the centrality of emotion in treatment
20 minutes: Discussion of Reading 3 – research into the impact of maltreatment on emotional regulation and psychoform and somatoform dissociation
60 minutes: Discussion of application of theories in 1, 2 and 3 to disguised case material from students

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the neural processes related to dissociative experiences
  2. Define and discuss affect, feelings and emotions
  3. Discuss the centrality of emotion in the treatment of dissociative disorders
  4. Apply theory to case material provided by the students and instructor
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 APA
    The 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.
  • 2.50 ASWB ACE
    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: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 2.50 continuing education credits.
  • 2.50 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 2.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
Course opens: 
07/01/2023
Course expires: 
09/30/2024
Event starts: 
06/04/2024 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
06/18/2024 - 2:30pm EDT
Rating: 
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Available Credit

  • 2.50 APA
    The 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.
  • 2.50 ASWB ACE
    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: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 2.50 continuing education credits.
  • 2.50 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 2.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
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