Healing Trauma-Related Dissociation in Youth

Hear from Fran Waters, international trainer, consultant, and therapist specializing in trauma-related dissociation in children and adolescents. Together, we will explore a comprehensive model for assessing and treating youth with dissociation, exploring the intersection of attachment, child development, neurobiology, and family theories.

Healing Trauma-Related Dissociation in Youth

Hear from Fran Waters, international trainer, consultant, and therapist specializing in trauma-related dissociation in children and adolescents. Together, we will explore a comprehensive model for assessing and treating youth with dissociation, exploring the intersection of attachment, child development, neurobiology, and family theories.

A 2-day training event with Fran Waters

Day 1: Review guiding principles in addressing childhood dissociation and describe a comprehensive model for assessing and treating trauma-related dissociation in youth. Through discussion and application using real-life clinical cases and videos, you’ll learn essential principles of effective diagnosis and treatment.  

Day 2: Understand treatment stages, including stabilization, trauma processing, and integration and post-integration phases. Review proven strategies to involve caretakers in the therapeutic journey. Clinical case studies with videos and client artwork will highlight the application of treatment strategies.  

Details

October 3-4, 2024 8:00am – 4:30pm
Orlando’s Event Center
2050 Dorsett Village Plaza
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Tickets

Early Bird Registration – $265
General Registration – $295

Meet the Trainer

Frances S. Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT, is the author of Healing the Fractured Child: Diagnosing and Treating Dissociative Youth (2016) and comprehensive checklists of indicators of trauma and dissociation, CIT-DY (2020) for caregivers and youth. She is the past President of The International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation and former Faculty Director of the Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Training program. She is an internationally recognized trainer, consultant, and clinician in childhood dissociation, who has presented on 5 continents and has received numerous awards for her work.

FamilyForward podcast Host - Sharon Skidmore Stern

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to park?
Parking is free and available right outside the venue.
I'm from out of town, where should I stay?
Check back soon for information about special hotel rates.
Are meals included in the training registration fee?
Complimentary breakfast will be offered on both days of the event. However, please note that lunch will not be provided. There are a variety of dining options available near the training venue.
Who is this training for?
This training is designed for professionals in the fields of therapy, psychology, social work, and foster care case management. However, we warmly welcome anyone with an interest in developmental trauma to attend and gain valuable insights.
I am interested in sponsoring the training event, who do I contact?
There are a variety of opportunities to support. Please contact Chief Development Officer, Jessica Dederer at jessica.dederer@familyforwardmo.org for additional information.
When does early bird pricing end?
Early bird pricing concludes on July 31st. After that, tickets can be purchased for $295.
Will Continuing Education Units be offered?

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and contact hours will be available. More information will be provided soon. All participants will receive a certificate of completion upon finishing the training event.

Who do I contact with more questions?
For further inquiries, please feel free to reach out to our team at events@familyforwardmo.org.
Where can I go to learn more about FamilyForward?
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