Friday, July 15, 2022

  • 07/15/2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Autism spectrum disorder is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder, requiring specialized assessment and treatment strategies. Given the growing number of children identified with ASD, it is vital that early intervention and mental health providers become adept at integrating these strategies into their clinical care. Join Rebecca Landa, PhD, Amy Keefer, PhD, & Elgiz Bal Sener, PhD, as they discuss the assessment and treatment strategies for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and augmenting with cognitive-behavioral therapy.
  • 07/15/2022 - 1:00pm to 4:15pm
    Resistance is often encountered in work with clients with Complex PTSD or Dissociative Disorders. Therapists can become overwhelmed, frustrated, angry, or hopeless when the usual interventions are not effective to help clients change. Chronic resistance will be discussed as a co-creation of therapist and client and can best be understood as a phobic avoidance of what is perceived to be intolerable, either consciously or not. Join Kathy Steele, MN, CS, as she discusses common resistances in patients with dissociative disorders and interventions to work with defensive fantasies.