Baker act and Dissociative Identity Disorder
1. The decision of whether or not an individual is referred for a screening for involuntary commitment (AKA Baker Act) is generally done by non-mental health professionals (such as police officers and family members). What types of information would be useful for these individuals to know? If you were to design a training what information would you include?
2. Briefly explain why some might view Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) as an extreme subcategory of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
Attached are power points to help answer the questions above.