Clinical Psychology > PTSD -- Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Approaches
PTSD -- Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Approaches
This Course focuses on a phenomenological model for PTSD, not limited to post-combat situations. Dr. Sammons reviews some of the relevant literature on on biological and pharmacological models, as well psychotherapy. He recommends an approach which combines exposure therapy with therapeutic approaches to healing through determining, over time, the meaning of the traumatic event.
Course Objective

1) To be aware of the history of how PTSD has been seen and its inclusion in the DSM

2) To be able to describe the symptom clusters in the DSM definition

3) To describe non-syndromal approaches to treating PTSD

4) To differentiate between techniques for alleviating symptoms vs techniques for helping to re-establish meaning and purpose

5) To be able to summarize research on potential predictors of PTSD
Intended Audience
Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Certificates
American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
2.0 Hour 2.00 CE Credit(s) $48.00 QTY

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