Session Two - From Complex Trauma to Dissociation

October 14, 2021

Session Two – Content Level: Intermediate
From complex trauma to dissociation

Objectives:
1.    Discuss the effects of chronic trauma and victimization
2.    Describe developmental trauma in children
3.    Define and describe dissociation and its phenomena

Readings:
A.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 20-40 (Chapter 2)
B.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 41-64 (Chapter 3)
C.    DSM5 PTSD 
D.    Silberg, JL (2013) The Child Survivor: Healing developmental trauma and dissociation, NY: NY, Routledge, pp. 1-13.
E.    Dorahy, M.J., Middleton, W., Seager, L., Williams, M. & Chambers, R. (2016) Child abuse and neglect in complex dissociative disorder, abuse-related chronic PTSD, and mixed psychiatric samples, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 17:2, 223-236.

Additional Materials:
Silberg, JL (2013) The Child Survivor: Healing developmental trauma and dissociation, NY: NY, Routledge, pp. 1-13.

Timed outline:
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading A & C –DSM5 PTSD, chronic/complex trauma and victimization
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading D -  developmental trauma in children
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading C – dissociation and dissociative phenomena
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading E – impact of trauma and neglect in various research samples

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: 
10/14/2021 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/14/2021 - 8:30pm 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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