Engaging, Working Through and Ending - A Phase Approach to Complex Trauma in Adolescence: The Case of Annie
Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102250
About the Course:
Complex trauma has profound effects on the very essence of what it is to be human, and in adolescence, a stage in which far-reaching neurobiological and psychological re-organisation normally takes place, the individual is often overtaken by the effects of early trauma that may have been dormant, but is stirred into action, by intrusion of traumatic memories. The phase-model of psychotherapy will particularly take into account, types of trauma, dissociation, the adolescent brain which recent research has shown some startling findings, ending with adolescents, and the case of Anne. The presentation will conclude with a few words on therapist self-care, in view of the fact that vicarious trauma is often overlooked by us as therapists.
July 15th, 2017
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists and social workers who seek knowledge about adolescent trauma, including dissociation. It is appropriate for an intermediate to advanced level of participants’ knowledge.
Explain assessment of trauma with the clinical case of Anne
Differentiate single episode trauma from attachment trauma and from complex trauma
Describe the phasic-model of psychotherapy in an adolescent, along with adolescence as a developmental phase
Recognize the relevance of transference and countertransference in the therapeutic relationship
Explain the difficulties that occur in psychotherapy and must be attended to
Develop the beginnings of understanding dissociation from the clinical example.
Recognize that a therapist can be vicariously traumatised and remember that the therapist must take care of her/himself.
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