Managing Chaos with Multiple Care Providers

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Presenter: Allison Ewing, LCSW
This is a course where participants will learn how to quickly identify when they are entrenched in a chaotic case and gain a basic understanding of the underlying processes that cause such chaos in the areas of interpersonal dynamics, family dynamics and system dynamics.  An understanding of the most effective way to work with these dynamics will be explained and tips for pulling the various providers together around one common treatment plan will be offered.


Following the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify cases entrenched in systemic chaos and what to do when involved
  2. Gain a basic understanding of chronic trauma and borderline personality and how they add to the chaos
  3. Explain the basics of the concept of ‘triangulation’ and how it plays out with care providers
  4. Understand how to pull providers together and create a mutually agreed upon treatment plan for the client
About Allison: Allison Ewing, L.C.S.W., the founder of Inspired Life Tapping, is an EFT practitioner as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 19 years of experience in mental health. Allison spent many years providing mental health treatment to individuals, families and groups, primarily working with clients who had histories of extensive trauma and/or mental illness. In more recent years, Allison has worked primarily in an administrative and training capacity. She provided training and consultation to many social service and residential treatment facilities in Illinois and has been asked to lecture at workshops and conferences all across the country. Her current passion is for using mind/body techniques to accelerate clients’ emotional healing. Presently, Allison sees individual clients and she teaches workshops on various topics in her areas of expertise including Emotional Freedom Technique, mindfulness, meditation, trauma response, self-harm prevention and crisis deescalation/conflict resolution skills.

You can read more about Allison at her website:

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline:

15 minutes: Introduction/Identifying the Chaos

20 minutes: Interpersonal Dynamics

  • History of Trauma
  • Borderline Personality Organization
  • Developmental Process
20 Minutes:Family Dynamics- Triangulation
20 Minutes: System Dynamics

30 Minutes: Minimizing the Chaos/Creating a Coherent Treatment Plan

Disclosure Statement for Allison Ewing:

Financial: Allison Ewing is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.



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