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Risk Management with Trauma Survivors

alt Instructor: A. Steven Frankel, Ph.D., JD, ABPP

alt Approved for 6 Hours of CE Credit

alt Fulfills Requirements for Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs

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This is a 6-hour presentation designed to assist clinicians with the identification and management of the risks attendant to the diagnosis and treatment of the posttraumatic and dissociative disorders.  The program begins with a review of the symptomatology of Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, the Dissociative Disorders and Borderline Personality Disorder.  We then turn to a discussion of the role of shame in the formation, management and treatment of these disorders, followed by a discussion of the attendant risk categories, with recommendations for high quality and safe treatment approaches as well as vulnerability and care for treating clinicians.

Course Goal and Objectives

Objectives: Completion of the 6-hour course will enhance your ability to:

  1. To identify at least six categories of risk with trauma survivors.
  2. Define “shame” and distinguish it from other emotional states.
  3. Define “traumatic transference.”
  4. Define “traumatic countertransference
  5. Describe two elements of clinician self-care

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CE Approval Information

This course fulfills 6 hours Continuing Education credit for licensed mental health professionals in most states.

  • Approved for California Board of Behaviorial Sciences (BBS) licensed  MFTs, LCSWs, and Licensed Professional  Counselors.
  • The Steve Frankel Group, LLC (SFG), is an organization, institution, or association, recognized by the BBS as a continuing education provider, because SFG is approved by the American Psychological Association as an approved provider of CE credits.