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“Jason is really good at explaining how correct diagnosis is the foundation for a treatment plan as well as understanding the patient.”  (Dr. Rosalie Easton, licensed psychologist, WI; October 2, 2018)

Psycho-Traumatology Training 12/14/18: 8:00am-4:00pm
Profession Scope of Practice
Group of 3+ Attendee Names

PSYCHO-TRAUMATOLOGY & DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS: TREATMENT BEGINS WITH CLINICAL ASSESSMENT 

 

CO-SPONSORS (public agencies that provide mental health services)

DATE & TIME

  • Friday, December 14, 2018, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

LOCATION

  • Karen Gail Miller Conference Center
    • 9750 South 300 West, Sandy, UT 84070.
    • Room 150A/B
    • Free parking
    • Map: click here

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

  • 7 CE’s credits total
    • 2 of the 7 CE’s are in Suicide Prevention
    • 3 of the 7 CE’s are in Ethics/Law
    • CE credits adhere to Utah DOPL continuing education requirements of directly related to the licensee's professional practice for Psychologists, Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Substance Use Disorder Counselors,
    • Mellivora Group is a registered Utah business to provide educational support services that are:
      • relevant to licensee professional practice of “mental health therapy”
      • presented in a competent, well organized, and sequential manner consistent with the stated purpose and objective of the program
      • prepared and presented by an individual (i.e., Dr. King) who is qualified by education, training, and experience

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

  • Morning: assorted Danishes, small muffins, bagels with cream cheese, fresh fruit tray, coffee and juice
  • Lunch: on your own
  • Afternoon: coffee and lemonade
  • All day: bottled water

REGISTRATION FEES

  • $149 per licensed individual (including “associate”, "certified", & “resident”)
  • 20% discount for groups of 3 members = $119 per individual - a $30 savings!
  • $49 for graduate students (masters & doctoral)

PURPOSE

  • Utah Law (Mental Health Professional Practice Act, R156-60-102) requires all mental health professionals to use the current DSM  and ICD systems. 
  • Utah Law (Mental Health Professional Practice Act, 58-60-105 Continuing education) requires all mental health professionals to complete a minimum of two hours of training in Suicide Prevention.
  • Psychologists must obtain 48 continuing education hours before September 30, 2020 – with 6 hours minimum in ethics/Law.
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselors (including “Associate”) must obtain 40 continuing education hours before September 30, 2020 – with 6 hours minimum in ethics/Law. Up to ten hours of the excess may be carried over to the next two-year renewal cycle (i.e., 2020-2022). “Stack up” your hours now!
  • Marriage and Family Therapists (not including “Associate”) must obtain 40 continuing education hours before September 30, 2020 – with 6 hours minimum in ethics/Law. Up to ten hours of the excess may be carried over to the next two-year renewal cycle (i.e., 2020-2022). “Stack up” your hours now!
  • Social Workers (including “LCSW” and “SSW”) must obtain 40 continuing education hours before September 30, 2020 – with 6 hours minimum in ethics/Law. Up to ten hours of the excess may be carried over to the next two-year renewal cycle (i.e., 2020-2022). “Stack up” your hours now.
  • Substance Use Disorder Counselors (including “Certified” & “Advanced”) must obtain 40 continuing education hours before September 30, 2020 – with 6 hours minimum in ethics/Law.

MATERIALS PROVIDED

  • Premium training folder
  • CE certificate on glossy cardstock
  • Printed and stapled PPT slides
  • Printed, collated, and stapled Dr. King’s quick guide Differential Diagnostic Tables
  • Printed, collated, and stapled Dr. King’s latest research Comparison Between Bessel van der Kolk's DTD & DSM-5’s PTSD

FORMAT

  • Real-time clinical examples/vignettes
  • Sample medication referral letters
  • Compelling client session recording (DID)
  • Dynamic visual lecture
  • Engaging humor
  • Immediate Q/A 

 

DESCRIPTION & OBJECTIVES

  • Micro & Macro Traumas
    • relational aggression/cyberbullying
    • relational passive avoidance
    • emotional invalidation
    • Pretraumatic, Peritraumatic, & Posttraumatic Risk Factors
      • temperamental
      • environmental
      • genetic and physiological
      • culture-related diagnostic issues
      • gender-related diagnostic issues
  • Internalizing & Externalizing Symptoms
    • anxiety- or fear-based symptoms
    • anhedonic and dysphoric symptoms
    • angry and aggressive symptoms
    • dissociative symptoms
    • intrusive distressing memories
    • distressing dreams
    • psychological distress
    • physiological reactions
    • avoidance of stimuli
    • alterations in cognitions and mood
    • alterations in arousal and reactivity
    • negative health perceptions, primary care utilization
  • Emotional Developmental Trauma
    • review of psychological abuse criteria
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
    • overlap with van der Kolk’s DTD
  • Developmental Trauma Disorder
    • why Bessel van der Kolk is misleading the public
    • Dr. King’s objective research based-critique of DTD
  • Interpersonal Betrayal Trauma
    • parental alienation with divorce
    • emotional affairs/virtual relationships
    • infidelity/sexual addiction
  • Poly-victimization/Complex Trauma
    • sexual abuse & witnessing domestic violence & parental suicide
    • self-injurious or suicidal behavior
  • "Classic" PTSD
    • development and course
    • delayed expression
    • DSM-5 changes (e.g., vicarious trauma)
    • reckless or self-destructive behaviors
    • suicidal ideation in older individuals
  • PTSD, Pediatric Subtype
    • trauma-specific reenactment in play or storytelling
  • PTSD & Co-Occurring TBI
    • traumatic accident, bomb blast, acceleration/deceleration trauma
  • Dissociative Amnesia
    • r/o with partial complex seizures, transient global amnesia, sequelae of a closed head injury/traumatic brain injury, other neurological condition
    • localized
    • selective
    • generalized
    • systematized
    • continuous
    • suicide risk
  • Depersonalization & Derealization
    • Brief Dissociative Experiences Scale [DES-B]
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
    • analysis of client session recording
  • Personality Disorder Differential Dx
    • borderline personality
  • Trauma-Informed Treatment Interventions
    • “process” and “outcome” use of DSM-5 Cross-Cutting Symptom Measures (e.g., somatic, anger, irritability, sleep disturbance, depression)
    • panic control therapy
    • Interpersonal Neurobiology
    • attachment realignment therapy
    • dream/nightmare mapping
    • EMDR
    • National Stressful Events Survey PTSD Short Scale [NSESS]
    • developmental and cultural sensitivity
    • support network involvement
    • group therapy
    • couples and family therapy
    • interdisciplinary teams
  • Self-Harm & Suicide Risk Factors & Tx
    • comorbidity
    • suicide concepts and facts
    • suicide risk assessment
    • crisis intervention
    • first aid
    • evidence-based intervention for suicide risk
    • continuity of care and follow-up services for suicide risk
    • therapeutic alliances for intervention in suicide risk
    • DSM-5 Clinician-Rated Severity of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
  • Co-Occurring Substance Use Tx
    • CBT for benzodiazepine taper
    • CBT for sleep hygiene
    • emotional numbing vs. flooding
    • escape/avoidance vs. amnesia
  • Law and Ethics
    • ethical decision-making models
    • failing to practice according to professional standards of care
    • applicable scope of practice laws/boundaries of competence
    • confidentiality exceptions
    • safeguarding the integrity of the therapist–client relationship
    • ethical reasoning that includes consideration of professional values, professional ethical principles, and ethical standards
    • avoiding harm
    • role changes in the professional relationship
    • release of confidential information
    • monitoring effectiveness
    • impairment/self-care