Session Two - Dissociation, trauma and disorganized attachment

October 5, 2021

Session Two – Content Level: Intermediate
Dissociation, trauma and disorganized attachment

Objectives:
1.    Discuss the role of trauma in the etiology of dissociative disorders
2.    Discuss attachment theory and the role of disorganized attachment in the etiology of dissociative disorders
3.    Apply theory to case material provided by the students and instructor

Readings:
A.    Howell, EF (2011) Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach. NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 4, pp. 73-84.
B.    Howell, EF (2011 Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach, NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 5, pp. 85-108.

Timed outline:
45 minutes:    Discussion of Reading A – complex trauma in dissociative disorders
45 minutes:    Discussion of Reading B -  attachment theory and disorganized attachment in dissociative disorders
60 minutes:     Discussion of application of theories in A and B to disguised case material from students

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: 
07/15/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
10/05/2021 - 4:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/05/2021 - 6:30pm EDT
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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