Session Seven - Specific techniques for dissociative disorders: Stage One (continued) Affect and sensate regulation Conflict resolution and working with angry and persecutory self-states Mindfulness

May 24, 2022

Session Seven – Content Level: Intermediate and advanced
Specific techniques for dissociative disorders: Stage One (continued)
Affect and sensate regulation
Conflict resolution and working with angry and persecutory self-states
Mindfulness

Objectives:
1.    Describe the window of tolerance and affect regulation and apply it to DID clients
2.    Discuss techniques for working with anger, fear, shame and guilt with DID clients
3.    Outline methods of conflict resolution with self (ego)-states and with angry and/or persecutory self (ego) –states
4.    Discuss mindfulness and dissociation
5.    Apply theory to case material provided by the students and instructor

Readings:
A.    Boon, S, Steele, K & van der Hart, O (2011) Coping with trauma-related dissociation: Skills training for patients and therapists. NY: NY, Norton, Chapter 18, pp. 213-225
B.    Boon, S, Steele, K & van der Hart, O (2011) Coping with trauma-related dissociation: Skills training for patients and therapists. NY: NY, Norton, Chapter 22, pp. 263-276.
C.    Boon, S, Steele, K & van der Hart, O (2011) Coping with trauma-related dissociation: Skills training for patients and therapists. NY: NY, Norton, Chapter 23, pp. 277-286.
D.    Boon, S, Steele, K & van der Hart, O (2011) Coping with trauma-related dissociation: Skills training for patients and therapists. NY: NY, Norton, Chapter 24, pp. 287-300.
E.    Howell, EF (2011 Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach, NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 11, pp. 211-223
F.    Forner, C. (2019) What Mindfulness can learn about Dissociation and what Dissociation can learn from Mindfulness, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 20:1, 1-15.

Timed outline:
15 minutes:     Discussion of Reading A – window of tolerance and affect regulation
45 minutes:     Discussion of Readings B, C and D –  working with anger, fear, shame and guilt
30 minutes:     Discussion of Reading E – dealing with angry and/or persecutory ego states
15 minutes:     Discussion of Reading F – using mindfulness with DID clients
45 minutes:     Discussion of application of theory and techniques to disguised case material from students
 

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: 
11/01/2021
Course expires: 
07/31/2022
Event starts: 
05/24/2022 - 6:30pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/24/2022 - 9:00pm 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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