Session One - An Integrative Developmental Model of Dissociation
November 1, 2023
Session One – Content Level: Advanced
Master Topic: An Integrative Developmental Model of Dissociation
Abstract: This session will focus on the effects of trauma through developmental years. An affect avoidance theory of dissociation which integrates a variety of developmental and research perspectives will be discussed. The assessment of dissociative processes and the beginning of the treatment journey will flow into the EDUCATE model. There will be an opportunity to present case reports.
After the completion of this class, participants will be able to:
- Assess dissociative processes in children and adolescence
- Discuss the EDUCATE model of treatment
- Prepare and present case reports and process therapeutic interventions
- Silberg, Joyanna L., (2022) The Child Survivor: Healing Developmental Trauma and Dissociation. Routledge, New York, NY., Chapters 1-7 (pp. 1-119).
- Christine Forner (2019) Mindful Attachment: An Organic Way to Work with Children who have been through Complex Trauma and Neglect, Frontiers in the Psychotherapy of Trauma and Dissociation, 3(1):91–106 2019. ISSN: 2523-5117, DOI: https://doi.org/10.46716/ftpd.2019.0027
75 Minutes: Discussion of Book Chapter(s)
15 Minutes: Discussion of Journal Article
60 Minutes: Case presentations
- 2.50 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.
- 2.50 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 2.50 continuing education credits.
- 2.50 ISSTD Certificate ProgramThis program is eligible for 2.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.