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NIRC- Complex Traumatic Disassociative Awareness - a crucial element of trauma informed services (23/11/19) CPD Presenters: Kathryn Livingston & Melanie Goodwin
Radison Blu, Paddy Harte Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
23-11-2019   Registration:08:45 Starts:09:30- 16:30
7 CPD hours
Workshop Limited to 35 places.

Northern Ireland Regional Committee present a Network Evening with Dr Breda Friel

Presenter Bio:

Kathryn is a voluntary co-ordinator of First Personal Plural.

Melanie is the trustee chair and a trainer for First Person Plural. Founded in 1997 First Person Plural is one of the longest established UK organisations working specifically for and on behalf of people affected by complex dissociative identity disorders, i.e. Dissociative Identity Disorder – also known as Multiple Personality Disorder (DID/MPD), and DID-like Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified – now renamed Other Specified Dissociative Disorder (DDNOS/OSDD).

Workshop Outline: 

To raise awareness of dissociation and its role in surviving abuse or trauma.

To introduce the dissociation continuum and the spectrum of dissociative disorders, including dissociative identity disorder (DID)

To understand the reality of living with dissociative identity disorder

To explore practical ways of supporting people who experience complex dissociation.

To improve understanding of the complexity and contradictions in how DID clients present

To provide complex dissociation-specific information and practical suggestions which support participants existing professional knowledge and training


CPD certificates will be emailed to participants after attendance at the workshop

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