Online Course » PTSD -- Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Approaches

Course Description:
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
Credits:
2.00
Hours:
2.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association (APA) - view details
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details

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