“Self-Injury and Suicidality in Post-Trauma-Related Disorders” Workshop – Seattle 2016
David L. Calof, DAPA
David L. Calof, DAPA has practiced psychotherapy, family therapy and hypnotherapy in his native Seattle for 40 years. A highly regarded clinician, Mr. Calof has lectured and consulted frequently at educational institutions, professional associations, hospitals, mental health centers, and social service agencies across the United States, and in Canada, England, France, Germany, Australia, and Japan on the treatment of posttraumatic and post-abuse syndromes, (with special regard to the dissociative disorders), self-injury syndromes, hypnotherapy, couples and family therapy. Mr. Calof has authored two books and over 50 professional publications on hypnotherapy, marriage and family therapy, and the treatment of psychological trauma and child abuse. His last book, The Couple Who Became Each Other and Other Tales of Healing From a Leading Hypnotherapist (with Robin Simons, BantamDoubledayDell, 1996) (a featured alternate selection for the Behavioral Science Book Service in 1997), has been published in North American, United Kingdom, French, German, and Israeli editions and garnered highly favorable reviews (1, 2) internationally. http://www.clinicalworkshops.com/about/about_david_calof/
San Juan Ballroom:
Sunday, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Topic: “Exploring Motivation, Meaning and Intervention in Self-Injuring Behavior and Suicidal Ideationwith David L. Calof – 2 CEU’s
This educational presentation, suitable for all attendees, will feature a brief overview by the presenter, but will respond the specific needs of the participants through an extensive question and discussion session.
Through lecture, discussion, Q+A, handouts, and case consultation:
Participants will be able to identify and discuss at least four common methods of self-injury in post-trauma-related disorders and distinguish them from frankly suicidal methods.
Participants will be able to identify and discuss at least four functional motivations for frank suicidality in post-trauma-related disorders.
Participants will be able to identify and discuss common functional motivations for self-injurious behavior in post-trauma populations.
Participants will be able to discuss a case-based clinical intervention framework that is oriented toward addressing motivational dynamics, not merely self-harming behavior alone.
This workshop is being held as a part of the 2016 Trauma and Dissociation Conference – https://www.igdid.org