Session Five - Beginning Therapy and its Vicissitudes

March 8, 2022

Session Five – Content Level: Intermediate
Beginning therapy and its vicissitudes

Objectives:
1.    Define phase-oriented treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders
2.    Discuss the rationale for phase-oriented treatment of dissociative disorders
3.    Outline the issues in developing self-care in patients with dissociative disorders
4.    Discuss the impact of training in dissociative disorders on the treatment of dissociative clients

Readings:
A.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 109-128 (Chapter 6).
B.    Howell, EF (2011) Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder. NY: NY Routledge, pp. 167-185 (Chapter 9)
C.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 129-146. (chapter 7)
D.    Myrick, A.C., Chasson, G.S., Lanius, R.A., Leventhal, B. & Brand, B.L. (2015) Treatment of Complex Dissociative Disorders: A Comparison of Interventions Reported by Community Therapists versus Those Recommended by Experts, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 16:1, 51-67.

Timed outline:
15 minutes: Discussion of Readings A and B – defining phase oriented treatment of dissociative disorders
45 minutes: Discussion of Readings A and B - rationales for phase oriented treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders
60 minutes: Discussion of Readings C – developing self-care in clients/patients
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading D– research into patient care and trauma-dissociation-informed therapist
 

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.
Course opens: 
10/31/2021
Course expires: 
09/30/2022
Event starts: 
03/08/2022 - 11:00am EST
Event ends: 
03/08/2022 - 1:30pm EST
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.
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