This conference in York follows on from the success of the first ever joint NHS/Private conference on dissociation held in Norwich last year.
With increased awareness of dissociation, the importance of an integrated approach between the public and private sector has become central to a positive treatment outcome.
The workshops and key note speakers are still being decided but will likely include some of the following as well as others:-
Clinical issues when working with Dissociative Disorders: (in adults, adolescents and children)
Internal family system
Using an filmed conversation with a DID client to understand the basics
Stable DID, active DID and other trauma related mental disorders
Working with perpetrator/protector parts
Understanding from people with lived in experience
Challenges faced by DID clients in police/court processes
Understanding the victim within DID females in prison convicted of serious crimes
NHS service issues:
Improving access to services for people with a Dissociative Disorder
Accessing risk and mental capacity in people with a dissociative disorder
Working with the NHS including GP’s
Working with people reporting deliberately installed coerced DID