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Core Areas of Knowledge©

 Core Areas of Knowledge© – Credit Hours Towards Certificate

Child, Adolescent & Adult

 
I. Introductory Level:
Credits
 1.1. Complex post traumatic effects and responses:
 
   Complex post traumatic effects and responses
 3
   Foundational areas of knowledge. 3
 1.2  Assessment
 
   Assessment of trauma and dissociation--DES, PCL TSI-2 3
 1.3  Treatment of complex trauma and dissociation 
   Introduction to the Treatment of Complex Trauma- Child, Adolescent or Adult
3
   Establishing & conducting an effective trauma therapy
 3
   Memory, trauma, and suggestibility 3
   Staged treatment – the road map: Stage I, Stage II, Stage III models of
 
        treatment of post traumatic disorders
 6
     
II.  Intermediate Level
 
 2.1 Intermediate Assessment
 
   Frankel article, Dell & O’Neill, Loewenstein’s Office Mental Exam, MID6
 2.2. Treatment of Complex Trauma & Dissociative Disorders20
 2.3. Relational challenges in trauma/dissociation therapy6
   Transference/countertransference patterns 
   Vicarious traumatization 
 2.4. Management of self-injurious behaviors
3
 2.5. Ethics/professional issues and risk management  6
     
III.  Advanced Level
 
 3.1. Advanced treatment of DID: Trauma processing, fusion/integration  
12
 3.2.  Relational challenges in trauma/dissociation therapy
6
 3.3. Tutorial on neurobiology of trauma, concepts of dissociation6
 3.4.  Tutorial on current research in complex trauma and dissociation6
 3.5.  Psychopharmacology of complex traumatic disorders 3
 3.6   Comorbid Disorders: Medical illnesses, substance use, eating disorders 6

professional training:

ISSTD Center for Advanced Studies in Trauma and Dissociation
Offering two certificates in trauma and dissociation.
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