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Complex Post Traumatic Stress & Dissociation in Clinical Practice

Complex Post Traumatic Stress & Dissociation in Clinical Practice


Location: South Seattle College, Georgetown Campus
Gene J. Colin Education Hall
6737 Corson Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
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From: December 7, 2018 at 9:00am to: 12:00pm

Trainer(s): Michael Lillie, LMFT, MHP

Details: Complex Post Traumatic Stress (C-PTSD) involves individuals who have been exposed to prolonged acute and relational trauma over an extended period of time. Complex Post Traumatic Stress often involves a disrupted-disorganized attachment style, other co-occurring mental health issues, and elements of dissociation than can hinder regular trauma therapy. This course is designed to help therapists understand aspects of basic attachment theory, and dissociation in addition to assessments and interventions to help clients heal past trauma.

Objectives: 1. Understand C-PTSD and related co-occurring issues. 2. Understand role of disorganized attachment and C-PTSD 3. Gain a working knowledge of types of dissociation and how it can affect therapy process. 4. Learn about assessments for low levels of dissociation with clients. 5. Learn interventions for low levels of dissociation with clients.

Cost: None

Parking: $3/day on campus (pay at the Kiosk in front of the Colin Education Hall)

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.