Session Seven - The Treatment Frame and Beyond

March 10, 2022

Session Seven – Content Level: Intermediate
The treatment frame and beyond

Objectives:
1.    Discuss the relational dilemmas in treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders
2.    Describe and discuss the outcomes of chronic disempowerment as they are played out in therapy with dissociative disorder and complex trauma patients
3.    Describe and discuss the need for good boundaries in treating dissociative disorder patients.
4.    Discuss the impact of attachment in therapeutic relationship with DID clients/patients

Readings:
A.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 160-174 (Chapter 9)
B.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 175-190 (Chapter 10)
C.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 191-203 (chapter 11)
D.    Sachs, A. (2017) Through the lens of attachment relationship: Stable DID, active DID and other trauma-based mental disorders, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 18:3, 319-339.

Timed outline:
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading A – complexities of therapeutic relationships
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading B -  chronic disempowerment and its role in therapeutic relationships
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading C – boundary maintenance
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading D – research on attachment in DID and therapeutic relationships 

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: 
08/10/2021
Course expires: 
05/31/2022
Event starts: 
03/10/2022 - 6:00pm EST
Event ends: 
03/10/2022 - 8:30pm EST
Rating: 
0

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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