Session One - The Ubiquity of Trauma & Dissociation to which Clinicians are not Immune

October 13, 2021

Session One – Content Level: Advanced
Master Topic: The Ubiquity of Trauma & Dissociation to which Clinicians are not Immune

This session will focus on the meaning of trauma understood as that which causes dissociation.

Objectives:
1. Describe your understanding of the relationship of trauma and dissociation
2. Discuss the contexts: its high prevalence and the way in which clinicians are affected
3. Prepare and present case reports and process therapeutic interventions

Readings:

  • Howell, E. (2020) Trauma and Dissociation Informed Psychotherapy:  Relational Healing and the Therapeutic Connection. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY.  Introduction & Chapters 1-4 (pp. xix-75).
  • Chandele Butler, Martin J. Dorahy & Warwick Middleton (2019) The Detachment and Compartmentalization Inventory (DCI): An assessment tool for two potentially distinct forms of dissociation, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation: 20:5, 526-547, DOI:10.1080/15299732.2019.1597809

Timed Outline:
1 hour: Discussion of Chapters 1-4 in Trauma and Dissociation Informed Psychotherapy
15 minutes: Discussion of “An assessment tool for two potentially distinct forms of dissociation”
45 minutes: Case presentations

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 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.
  • 2.00 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 2.00 continuing education credits.
  • 2.00 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 2.00 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
Course opens: 
09/27/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
10/13/2021 - 7:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/13/2021 - 9:00pm EDT
Rating: 
5

Available Credit

  • 2.00 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.
  • 2.00 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 2.00 continuing education credits.
  • 2.00 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 2.00 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
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