Community Education Series: Understanding Personality Disorders

Community Education Series: Understanding Personality Disorders and Inter-generational Trauma in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorder

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

Time: 2PM-3PM

This presentation will not provide CEU credits.


November 11


02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Event Category:

The Recovery Village Events

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