Assessment & Treatment of Dissociative Disorders & Complex PTSD (2-Day Workshop)

  • To Be Announced
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • 12 Core Continuing Education Clock Hours

Presented by: Tara Williams, Ph.D.

Dr. Tara Williams

Dr. Tara Williams is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and has extensive experience working with dissociative and complex PTSD patients.  She has a private practice in Atlanta and has been trained by some of the foremost experts in the field of dissociation.  She is an active member of the International Society of the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).

Workshop Description:

 

Dissociative Disorders and Complex PTSD are difficult to treat conditions that many mental health professionals have not received professional training about. This two-day workshop will cover how to accurately assess for dissociative disorders and complex PTSD (i.e. relational problems caused by the damaging dynamics of abuse by attachment figures), and will provide a pragmatic set of skills for treating dissociative disorders in clinical practice in accordance with a three phase model of treatment. Special emphasis will be given to stabilization of PTSD, dissociative, and self-destructive symptoms, and interpreting traumatic transference that arises in the therapeutic alliance.

Educational Objectives:

 

  1. Recognize the symptoms that manifest from chronic traumatization by attachment figures.
  2. Learn to accurately assess for dissociative disorder symptoms and complex PTSD symptoms in your clinical practice.
  3. Learn what is necessary to develop a structured treatment frame for chronic trauma survivors who often struggle with boundary violations, suicidality, and self-destructive behavior.
  4. Develop a foundation of knowledge regarding the three phase model of trauma treatment.
  5. Develop skills to stabilize self-destructive, PTSD, and dissociative symptoms.
  6. Understand and begin to develop skills to interpret traumatic transference reactions that manifest in the course of the therapeutic alliance.

Agenda:

 

Day 1: Assessment of Dissociative Disorders and Complex PTSD

  • 8:00 - 8:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 10:00 Workshop
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Break
  • 10:15 - 11:45 Workshop (Cont.)
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Break for Lunch
  • 12:45 - 2:15 Workshop (Cont.)
  • 2:15 - 2:30 Break
  • 2:30 - 4:00 Workshop (Cont.)

Day 2: Treatment of Dissociative Disorders and Complex PTSD

  • 8:00 - 8:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 10:00 Workshop
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Break
  • 10:15 - 11:45 Workshop (Cont.)
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Break for Lunch
  • 12:45 - 2:15 Workshop (Cont.)
  • 2:15 - 2:30 Break
  • 2:30 - 4:00 Workshop (Cont.)
  • 4:00 - 4:15 Continuing Education Certificates Distributed

12 Core CE Clock Hours by:

 

  • APA:  The Anxiety & Stress Management Institute (ASMI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  ASMI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • NBCC:  ASMI is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  • NASW:  The Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
  • MFTs:  Related hours.

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For information about our Continuing Education Workshops, please contact Adam Funderburk, Continuing Education Workshop Coordinator, at:

770.953.0080 Ext. 333

Adam@StressMgt.net