When the Titanic Meets the Iceberg: Addressing the Trauma Underneath Substance Use Disorders, Criminality, and Self-Harming Behavior

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

In this workshop you will learn strategies that will help you address five types of trauma in the clinical relationship, including: acute stress disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, complex trauma, 24-7-365 trauma, and historical trauma.

Emphasis will also be placed on the use of humor and centering rituals to prevent secondary post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).