Community Education Series: Understanding Personality Disorders
This presentation will focus on providing an integrated understanding of the connections between intergenerational trauma, the emergence of maladaptive coping mechanisms and/or "personality disordered" traits/characteristics, and how this contributes and connects to the emergence of substance use and process disorders.
Presenter: Alex Ribbentrop, LCSW-QS, CFTP
1. Define concepts of inter-generational and trans-generational trauma
2. Identify how the understanding personality features may be used to inform clinical approach and interventions
3. Identify the three different categories of trauma as noted in the presentation
This presentation will not provide CEU credits.