Log in

🎧Saturday Workshop Series: Clinical Tools Working with Dissociative Disorders and Plural Communities

  • Sat, March 04, 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • online via Zoom


  • Marin CAMFT is offering this program at no charge to students currently enrolled in a master's program to become a MFT, PCC, CSW, etc. No CEs awarded.
  • Please be logged in to your Marin CAMFT account in order for the member rate to be available.
  • Members of RECAMFT, SFCAMFT, and EBCAMFT are invited to join this MCAMFT event at a reduced rate. Please specify your member ID from your sister chapter.
  • Note: No refunds, as our processing fee is the same amount as the event fee for this registration.
  • Code required, please contact the Marin CAMFT Board if you believe you should have access.

Registration is closed

This event has passed, but the audio recording is available for Marin CAMFT members in our Podcast Audio Library!
Not yet a member? Find out more here!

Marin CAMFT presents this Saturday workshop to help you build clinical skills and increase awareness.

Clinical Tools Working with Dissociative Disorders and Plural Communities

4 CEs available

Workshop Description

This workshop will review the basics of working with dissociative disorders and plural communities. This information presented will be from a plural positive perspective and multicultural background. Dissociative disorders and plural communities will be discussed, in addition to intersections of other marginalized identities and overlap. This workshop will also explain various skills such as how clinicians can use system maps to improve treatment outcomes for clients.

Educational Goals

Participants will learn clinical and cultural considerations to be aware of when working with dissociative disorders and the plural community. Participants will participate in experiential activities and apply this information to case examples in order to practice skills learned in this presentation.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Define the dissociative disorders listed in the DSM5 & identify differential diagnoses.
  2. Define important terms and definitions when working with this population.
  3. List interventions for treatment when working with dissociative disorders.
  4. Identify 3 different ways of system mapping.

Presenter Serenity Serseción Ph.D.

Dr. SersecionDr. Serseción (they/them/ellos) is a plural, Puerto Rican, genderqueer, bilingual, licensed clinical psychologist. They have a private practice that focuses on the plural community, people of color, sexual and gender diverse individuals, and people in various subcultures. Clinical focuses are depression, anxiety, trauma, and dissociation. They have worked as a clinician in various sites such as universities, community mental health agencies, and hospitals for over 15 years. They have been an interim director at a local LGBTQ+ specialty clinic, in addition to supervising new doctoral student clinicians and teaching psychology and diversity courses at various universities for over 5 years. They currently work in private practice, as a presenter and at a local clinic inside a tech company.

Attendance for the entirety of the Zoom event and completion of the course evaluation qualifies for 4.0 Continuing Education hours.

PLEASE NOTE: This event will be recorded. By registering for this event you are consenting to a recording being made which may include your voice and/or image. This recording may be available for review and downloading. By registering for this event, you are agreeing for your likeliness to possibly be used by Marin CAMFT.

Upon registering you will receive a Zoom link and password.

  • Date: Saturday, March 4
  • Time: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm Pacific (4 hours of instruction plus 30 minutes for breaks)
  • Location:  Online via Zoom. Password and link sent upon registration.

Register for Clinical Tools Working with Dissociative Disorders and Plural Communities

Additional Information

For more information about the Saturday Workshop Series or about joining the Committee, please contact Marin CAMFT's Director of Programs Norman Hering.

  • Continuing Education: This workshop meets the qualifications for 4.0 continuing education units for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs and/or LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. These CEUs will be provided by Marin CAMFT (CAMFT Provider # 56895), which is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. We regret that at this time we are not able to provide CE units for Licensed Psychologists. Participants must attend the full live session and complete the evaluation at the end to receive CE completion certificate. Marin CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. Contact the Director of Programs for more information.

  • Continuing Education Goal: Marin CAMFT is committed to offering continuing education courses to train LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs to treat any client in an ethically and clinically sound manner based upon current accepted standards of practice.

  • Refund Policy: Refunds are available up to 7 days in advance event, subject to a $20 administrative fee. We're sorry but we do not provide refunds in case of non-attendance by the registrant. To request a refund, please email If you have questions about this policy, please contact the Director of Programs.

  • Request for Accommodations: If you need accommodations for this event, please contact the Director of Programs.

  • Grievance Procedure: Marin CAMFT will respond to complaints in a reasonable, ethical and timely manner, when submitted by program attendees in writing to the Director of Programs.

  • Anti-Discrimination Policy: Marin CAMFT shall not discriminate against any individual or group with respect to any service, program or activity based on gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, creed, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, ability, or other prohibited basis. Marin CAMFT does not require attendees to adhere to any particular religion or creed in order to participate in training. Marin CAMFT will not promote or advocate for a single modality of treatment that is discriminatory or likely to harm clients based on current accepted standards or practice.

CEs are available only with attendance for the entirety of the Zoom session. You must complete the course evaluation provided at the end in order to receive a completion certificate. Certificates are sent out by email pending receipt of the course evaluation.

Marin County Chapter of CAMFT                  

PO Box 9065 San Rafael, CA 94912-9065     

(415) 459 3484

Marin CAMFT is approved by  the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT Provider #56895) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software