NEW ENGLAND SOCIETY FOR THE TREATMENT
OF TRAUMA AND DISSOCIATION
The New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation presents
Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins will be accepted!
Dancing with the Risks: Safe Steps, Tricky Steps, Landmines
This program reviews the major areas of practice associated with professional/legal problems, including boundary violations, competency, sexual contact and “moral” transgressions. Attention is paid to principles of safe practice, the need for clinician awareness of risk factors and prophylactic measures for safe practice.
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About Dr. FrankelSteve Frankel practices both clinical/forensic psychology (ABPP board certified in both) and law in the San Francisco Bay area. He earned his Ph.D. at Indiana University, completed an internship at Columbia U. Med. Center and taught full-time in the psychology department of USC for 12 years, serving as Director of Clinical Training for five years. He remains a Clinical Professor of Psychology at USC. Steve has been actively treating adults who claim child abuse histories for over 30 years, specializing in posttraumatic and dissociative disorders. He served as President of the ISSTD in 2002. He has been committed to teaching throughout his career, having won a USC teaching award and awards from his professional societies and continuing education companies. He has taught ISSTD’s Professional Training programs since their inception and developed the advanced course. Steve has practiced law since 1997. His law practice concerns issues dealing with the law/mental health interface. He has experience with licensing board defense as well as malpractice litigation and has taught at both Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) and Golden Gate U. School of Law (San Francisco). He has been teaching both live venue and online courses in trauma/dissociation and law/ethics/regulation since 1997.