Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March 2019

Complex Trauma, Abuse and Dissociation
Energising Hope for Recovery

Venue - The Spring Lane Building, University of York, York YO10 5DD

Completed in October 2016, this new centrally-located teaching building features
a variety of modern teaching spaces including a 350 seat lecture theatre, 26 seminar rooms
along with study and informal meeting areas.
Further information on The Spring Lane Building

Further information will follow.  Contact: Michele Fisk

Spring Lane Foyer
Spring Lane Lecture Theatre
Spring Lane meeting room

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

Forensic Issues:
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

Organised Abuse:
Working with people reporting deliberately installed coerced DID