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  • Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Registration Desk Open (Pre-Conference Attendees Only)
  • 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    The Self Protective and Defense System of Children and Adolescents Affected by Complex Trauma
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Trauma, Shame, and Humiliation as a Doorway to Criminal Offending
  • 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Deepening into Unthought Knowns: Integrating Ego State Therapy & EMDR to Treat Dissociation
  • 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Dissociation 101: A Historical and Foundational Overview of the Field of Dissociation
  • 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Tracking the Somatic Narrative of Complexity in Trauma and Dissociation
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge Open
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Lunch - On Own
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Let's Talk About the Kids: Concepts, Interventions, and a Preview of the New C&A Guidelines
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Working With Maladaptive Daydreaming
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • Friday, March 22, 2024
  • 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM US Central Time
    Morning Mindful Movement
  • 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Registration Desk Open (Pre-Conference Attendees Only)
  • 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge Open
  • 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Countertransference in Dealing with a Trauma Shattered Mind
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Trauma, Violence, and Reproductive Justice
  • 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Clinical Hypnosis for the Treatment of Dissociative Disorders
  • 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Dissociation 201: Treating Complex Trauma and Dissociation
  • 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Technology-facilitated Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: Impact, Support and Healing
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Lunch - On Own
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Countertransference and its Resolution through the Lens of Internal Family Systems
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Transgender Adults
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM US Central Time
    Poster & Exhibitor Set-Up
  • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Registration Desk Open (Pre-Registered Attendees Only)
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM US Central Time
    Donor Recognition Reception (By Invitation)
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Exhibits/Poster Gallery Open
  • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM US Central Time
    Deep Brain Reorienting SIG Meeting
  • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM US Central Time
    Inpatient SIG Meeting
  • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM US Central Time
    Vicarious Trauma SIG Meeting
  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM US Central Time
    First Time Attendee Meetup
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Final Poster Judging Hour
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Opening Reception
  • 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM US Central Time
    Taste of Texas - Benefiting the Goodwin Fund (Ticketed Event)
  • Saturday, March 23, 2024
  • 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery Open
  • 7:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM US Central Time
    Continental Breakfast
  • 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM US Central Time
    Research SIG Meeting
  • 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM US Central Time
    Transitional Age Youth SIG Meeting
  • 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Conference Opening
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    Beyond Trauma Informed Care: Dignity Affirming and Shame Sensitive Practice
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Frankel's Blending Technique for Problem-Solving with Children/Adolescents
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Paper Session #1: Considerations for Assessment and Diagnosis of Complex PTSD and Dissociation

    CE: 1.5* CE/CME Credits

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Psychedelics for Trauma, Shame, and Dissociation: Uncover, Discover, Connect, and Heal
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    The Traumatizing Loss of Dignity in Dementia
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM US Central Time
    Leadership Roundtable Meeting (By Invitation)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM US Central Time
    Student & Emerging Professional Luncheon (RSVP Required)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM US Central Time
    EMDR SIG Meeting
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM US Central Time
    Development of the Trauma-focused Psychotherapist: The Role of the Consultant
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM US Central Time
    Paper Session #2: Considerations for Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation

    CE: 1.5* CE/CME Credits

  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Discrete Behavioral States Theory: Consciousness, Trauma, Dissociation, Psychopathology
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Emotion Focused Therapy for Youth and Caregivers: Breaking the Intergenerational Cycle
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Membership Presentation
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Suicidality and Self Harm in Clients with Complex PTSD and Dissociation
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Sylvia the Wood Nymph: A Film on DID and Barriers to Research and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Annual Awards Reception
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM US Central Time
    Exhibits/Poster Gallery Open
  • Sunday, March 24, 2024
  • 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM US Central Time
    Child & Adolescent SIG Meeting
  • 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM US Central Time
    Morning Mindful Movement
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery Open
  • 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    From Trauma and Attachment to Developmental Trauma and Dissociative Spectrum Disorders
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    Race in the Room: How Race and Cultural Differences Can Open or Close Doors in Therapy
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Hidden Stories of Neglect: Learning to Feel Good About Positive Emotional Interactions
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Shame, Dissociation, and Pride: Restoration of Aliveness and Dignity- Theory and Practice
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    At the Intersection of LGBTQIA+ Identity and Religiosity: Dissociation and Treatment
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Novel Research, Knowledge Gaps, and Risks of Trauma Therapy for Suicidal and Complex Patients

    Lisa Burback, MD (she/her/hers) – University of Alberta

    Olga Karolina Winkler, MD – University of Alberta

    Eric Vermetten, MD, PhD (he/him/his) – Leiden University Medical Center

    Richard J. Loewenstein, MD (he/him/his) – University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    CE: 1.5 CE/CME Credits

  • 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM US Central Time
    Creative Arts Therapy SIG Meeting
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM US Central Time
    Professional Training Program Faculty Lunch (By Invitation)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Lunch - On Own
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM US Central Time
    Film Screening - Petals of a Rose: A Short Film About Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM US Central Time
    Psychodynamic-Psychoanalytic SIG Meeting
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM US Central Time
    Dignity in Dissociating, Dignity in Treatment
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Member Engagement Meetup
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Purity Culture: The Traumatic Aftermath of the 2000s Movement
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Respecting the Wisdom Within: Emphasizing Dignity in Healing with Ego State Therapy
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Self-State Discoveries: Emerging Selves Lead to Dignity, Self-Esteem, and Self-Respect.
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    The Impact of Technology on Trauma, Dissociation and Healing
  • 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM US Central Time
    Annual Business Meeting (ISSTD Members Only)
  • Monday, March 25, 2024
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery Open
  • 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM US Central Time
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    The Biology of Surviving: From Etiology to Treatment of Trauma-Related Dissociations
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    Together with Animals: How the Human- animal Bond Supports Healing
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    Uncovering the Hidden Linguistic Footprints of Complex Trauma: An Innovative Approach

    Jodie Maccarrone, PhD (she/her/hers) – Nova Southeastern University

    Luca Hartman, Master of Science (she/her/hers) – Nova Southeastern University

    Brianna Domaceti, MS (she/her/hers) – Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology

    Jennifer Davidtz, PhD (she/her/hers) – Nova Southeastern University

  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM US Central Time
    Utilizing the Healing Power of Brainspotting to Address the 6 F’s of Trauma Survival Responses
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US Central Time
    Breaking Barriers to Healing: Confronting Stigma in Mental Health Treatment
  • 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM US Central Time
    Conference Closing
  • 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Lunch - On Own
  • 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM US Central Time
    Society Lounge/Exhibits/Poster Gallery/Wellness & Self Care Corner Open
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM US Central Time
    Dignity As the Antidote to the Indignities of Interpersonal Trauma: The PRISM Principles
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Creative Arts Therapies to Support Meaning-Making and Self-Understanding
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    The Healing Power of Dignity and Human Connection: A Trauma Practice Approach to Group Therapy
  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    The New Diagnostic Paradigm: Trauma Mind, Trauma Body & Trauma Spirit: Dissociative Spectrum
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM US Central Time
    Break - Refreshment
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM US Central Time
    Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders