Conference Objectives

News & Important Dates

Overall Conference Objectives

  1. Describe the central role of dissociation in complex trauma related disorders
  2. Assess and treat children, adolescents, and/or adults with complex PTSD, developmental trauma, and dissociative disorders
  3. Describe the relationships among trauma, dissociation, and other psychological signs, symptoms, and disorders
  4. Identify some of the most recent research in the trauma and dissociation field
  5. Employ new treatment approaches and interventions for complex trauma and dissociation
  6. Recognize, avoid, or resolve therapeutic pitfalls and impasses
  7. Identify and effectively work with countertransference, vicarious traumatization, and needs related to therapist self-care
  8. Identify cultural, social, and religious effects on trauma, dissociation, and trauma-informed treatments
  9. Recognize the ethical and relational challenges posed by trauma and dissociation patients and discuss productive approaches to these issues

Preliminary Program

Online Program

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Registration

2014 Fee Schedule - fax/mail in registration form

Registration Opens 1 May 2014

Early Bird Pricing Available
1 May - 9 September 2014

Regular Pricing Available
10 September - 28 October 2014

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Advanced Registration Open
Through 15 October 2014

Thereafter, On-Site Registration
Available 22 - 27 October 2014

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 Future Conference Info

Why come to the ISSTD Conference?

Learn where thought leaders in treatment, research and training are headed. 

Are you new to the field, or just curious? Learn face-to-face from the experts and meet new friends.

Have you been at this for a while? Come to meet old and new friends, brush up, and improve your skills.

Are you an expert?
Donít be selfish! Come and share your knowledge! While you are at it, become a better expert.

Clinician? Learn new clinical skills and what research is bringing you.

Researcher? Learn what your colleagues are working on, how the clinicians are applying the new knowledge, and where the clinicians desperately need new knowledge.

Students and Early Career Professionals: We know that the future belongs to you. Come to a conference where you can interact with leaders who welcome you and respect your contributions to our future.

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Thank You to Our Conference Supporters:


Bridges to Recovery
The Center for Post Traumatic
     Stress Disorders
Del Almo Behavioral Health Hospital
EEG Institute
Elements Behavioral Health
EMDR Institute
The Institute on Violence, Abuse
     and Trauma (IVAT)
McLean Hospital
Professional Books Bookstore
The Ross Institute
Routledge Journals -
     Taylor & Francis Group
South Bay Psychological Center
Timberlawn Mental Health System
TOP DD Study

2013 Conference recording

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We're moving to the Spring in 2015!

2015 ISSTD Annual Conference
Major Training Event:
The Complexity of Trauma & Dissociation; Science, Practice, Questions

April 16 & 17 - Pre Conference
April 18-20 - Full Conference
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 USA

    

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
8400 Westpark Drive, Second Floor, McLean, VA 22102
Telephone: 703/610-9037 Fax: 703/610-0234
E-mail: info@isst-d.org