Introduction to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder
Wednesday, April 12th, 2023
12:00pm to 1:30pm ET
Presenter: Gregory Nooney, MSW, ACSW, LISW, LCSW
NASW-NYS Members: $15
NASW Other Chapter Member: $30
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE
This workshop is approved for 1.5 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists
Due to the prevalence of clients with early childhood trauma and insecure attachment histories, it is likely that social workers and other mental health professionals will encounter clients who meet the criteria for dissociative identity disorder (DID). This workshop is an introduction to diagnosing and treating these clients. The etiology and prevalence of DID will be explored, including false positives and false negatives. The assessment process will be outlined in order to diagnose the disorder. Finally, treatment challenges and processes will be introduced.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Explain the connection between childhood trauma and attachment wounds in the etiology of DID.
- Describe pertinent questions to identify dissociative symptoms when assessing and diagnosing clients.
- Outline the treatment process for clients with DID.
This workshop is approved for 1.5 continuing education credit hours.
NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).
Gregory Nooney, MSW, ACSW, LISW, LCSW. Greg Nooney earned a master’s degree in social work (MSW) from Loyola University in Chicago in 1983, has worked as a mental health therapist for over 35 years. He is licensed in Iowa with an LISW and in Hawaii with an LCSW. He has conducted numerous workshops on various topics. His book Diagnosing and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Guide for Social Workers and All Frontline Staff has been published by NASW Press. He is passionate about reducing the stigma of those with early childhood trauma, especially those with dissociative disorders. He is currently working on a novel about a man with a diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder. He can be reached through his website at gregnooney.com.
|NASW Other Chapter Member||$30.00|
|NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member||$0.00|
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