Session Twelve - Self (ego) states: A hallmark of DID

March 7, 2025
Session Twelve – Content Level: Intermediate and advanced
Self (ego) states: A hallmark of DID

Readings:

  1. Howell, EF (2011) Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach, NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 7, pp. 133-144.
  2. Chefetz, RA (2015) Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real. NY, NY: Norton, Chapter 3, pp. 57-95.

Timed outline:

45 minutes: Discussion of Readings 1 – self (ego-states) through the psychodynamic theories of mind
45 minutes: Discussion of Readings 2 - ego states in dissociative disorders
60 minutes: Discussion of application of theory to disguised  case material from students

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize and distinguish self- self (ego)-states (parts) as they occur in dissociative disorders
  2. Discuss self (ego)-states (parts) from psychodynamic theories of mind
  3. Apply theory to case material provided by the students and instructor
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: 
01/18/2023
Course expires: 
06/30/2025
Event starts: 
03/07/2025 - 11:00am EST
Event ends: 
03/07/2025 - 1:30pm 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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