Session Three - The Closed System as the Therapist Becomes Real

December 8, 2021

Session Three – Content Level: Advanced 
Master Topic:  The Closed System as the Therapist Becomes Real

This session will focus on structural models and how the traumatized dissociative self can enter the process of healing.

Objectives:
1. Identify the common structural models of the dissociated psyche.
2. Discuss new research and ways of thinking about the dissociative self and the process of healing.
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.  Chapters 8-10 & Endnotes (pp. 135-188).
  • Rachel Atchley & Carter Bedford (2021) Dissociative Symptoms In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 22:1, 69-88, DOI: 10.1080/15299732.2020.1760410

Timed Outline
1 hour: Discuss Chapters 8-10 and endnotes in Trauma and Dissociation Informed Psychotherapy
15 minutes: Discussion of “Dissociative Symptoms In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: 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: 
12/08/2021 - 7:00pm EST
Event ends: 
12/08/2021 - 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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