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2020 Fairbanks Regional Conference is organized by International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) and will be held from Jun 17 - 20, 2020 at Wedgewood Resort, Fairbanks, Alaska, United States of America. Description: We are excited to announce our 2020 Regional Conference in Fairbanks, AK! Join ISSTD for this four-day conference featuring presentations by Colin Ross, Lynette Danylchuk and Christine Forner as they discuss how to diagnose and treat DID and PTSD in Indigenous populations. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this training participant will be able to: • Identify culturally relevant issues related to diagnosing CPTSD and dissociative disorders • Explain differential diagnoses and signs and symptoms of CPTSD and dissociative disorders specific to indigenous peoples • Discuss relevant considerations in prescribing and using medications as part of treatment • Identify relevant biopsychosocial considerations in addressing therapeutic challenges, such as self-harm, suicide, and “resistance” to mindful modalities in treating those with attachment wounds • Discuss therapeutic tools that contribute to positive outcomes for both the client’s wellbeing and the therapist’s self-care • Explain the biopsychosocial system between attachment wounds and mindfulness, and various ways mindfulness can work within the therapeutic process to help the traumatized client self-regulate Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.