Skip to main content

Dissociation Debates-Everything You Know is Wrong

About the Course:

This course examines the controversy over Dissociative Identity Disorder. There is a historical retrospective of dissociation and amnesia. Dissociative theoretical models are outlined. It discusses the history of dissociation, dissociative disorder and changes to the DSM over time. It includes: scientific study of dissociation, epidemiological studies, psychobiology, genetics, acute dissociative responses to trauma, delayed recall and dissociative amnesia.

This course is based on the article, Dissociation debates: everything you know is wrong created by Richard J. Loewenstein, MD in 2018.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Author

Richard J. Loewenstein, MD

Dr. Richard J. Loewenstein is a senior psychiatrist and the founder and medical director of The Trauma Disorders Program at Sheppard Pratt. Dr. Loewenstein lectures frequently on dissociation and trauma to regional, national, and international groups. He is the author of many papers and book chapters on sleep disorders, consultation-liaison psychiatry, dissociation, dissociative disorders, and trauma disorders. He has also received numerous awards for his contributions to the study of trauma and dissociation. Dr. Loewenstein is a clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. He is board certified in psychiatry.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This course content is at the beginning level.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that Dissociative Identity Disorder does exist.

  2. Identify the dissociative theoretical models.

  3. Recognize the roles psychobiology, genetics and response to extensive trauma play in dissociation and amnesia.

Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how CE-Credit.com can help you meet them, or log in to your member account to show approvals relevant to your licensure.

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 credit hour

More Info

American Psychological Association (APA)

1 credit hour

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

More Info

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

1 ce credit hour

More Info

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 credit hour

More Info

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

More Info

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

1 credit hour

CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-Credit.com has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

More Info

Course Material

References begin on page 240.

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-Credit.com.

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

FAQs

  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Check the CE Approvals above, or Find Your State Board for more detailed information.

  • Do you have special accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    Please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make CE-Credit.com more accessible for future users too.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Take This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • What do I have to do to complete the course?

    To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Course Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the course.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-Credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help.

Course Number 102566
1 credit hour
Log in for credit hours relevant to your licensure.

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $5.97 No exam fee with a membership package!
4.41 out of 5
181 members have taken this course