Session Six - Overview and Conceptual Foundations

March 9, 2022

Session Six – Content Level: Advanced
Master Topic: Overview and Conceptual Foundations

This session covers the surge in recognition of trauma and traumatization.

Objectives:
1.    Discuss the contextual trauma theory model.
2.    Conceptualize an initial case 
3.    Prepare and present case reports and process therapeutic options.

Readings:

  • Gold, S. (2020) Contextual Trauma Therapy:  Overcoming Traumatization and Reaching Full Potential.  APA, Washington, DC. Introduction & Chapters 1-5 (pp. 3-112).
  • Amy E. Ellis, Vanessa Simiola, Laura Brown, Christine Courtois & Joan M. Cook (2018) The role of evidence-based therapy relationships on treatment outcome for adults with trauma: A systematic review, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 19:2, 185-213

Timed Outline:
1 hour: Discussion of Chapters 1-5 in Contextual Trauma Therapy:  Overcoming Traumatization and Reaching Full Potential
15 minutes: Discussion of “The role of evidence-based therapy relationships on treatment outcome for adults with trauma: A systematic review”
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: 
09/26/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
03/09/2022 - 7:00pm EST
Event ends: 
03/09/2022 - 9:00pm EST
Rating: 
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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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