Presented by Parker Collins Training Institute
September 8th and 15th, 2023
Limited Onsite and Zoom Meeting Seats Available
Both days - 9 AM to 4 PM
Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy | 12 CEUs | LPC, LPCC
Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy | 12 CEUs | LMFT
Minnesota Board of Psychology | 12 CEUs | LP
Course Summary: Join us to learn advanced methods for assessing and diagnosing the range of responses resulting from surviving complex trauma. With this course you will develop a competency in the safe and accurate assessment of posttraumatic stress and dissociative spectrum disorders. This course is designed for all licensures.
Day One Training Objectives:
First Day Objectives
- Learn how to provide safe, empowering, and effective evaluation utilizing basics of the therapeutic assessment model.
- Develop an understanding of trauma spectrum disorders, etiology, prevalence rates, symptoms, risk factors, and current research, focused on developing skills of differential diagnosis of disorders with underlying complex trauma etiology.
- Gain basic knowledge of appropriate use and ethical considerations of administering psychological assessments to individuals with trauma histories.
- Obtain in-depth, hands on training and practice in the administration and interpretation with the Trauma Symptom Inventory, 2nd Edition (TSI-2).
Second Day Objectives Summary:
Second Day Training Objectives
Clinicians will learn how to develop research-based, flexible test batteries for the assessment of individuals experiencing complex trauma related spectrum disorders.
Gain knowledge and practice with integrating new research on administering and complex trauma when interpreting the MMPI-2 with individuals who have histories of traumatic events.
Gain an understanding of recommendations adaptations and interpretation considerations for using interpreting other common psychological test instruments when assessing individuals with experiencing the effects of having experienced traumatic events.
Gain understanding of older controversies and research that shows differences between presentation patterns in those malingering and those with actual dissociative disorders. Learn about the benefits of clinically and with performance validity tests.
Obtain an understanding of the best practices surrounding trauma informed assessment. trauma and dissociation assessment.
Gain hands on practice with in-depth case conceptualization.
- Obtain in-depth, hands on training and practice in the administration and interpretation with the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation (MID).