Total CE Credit Hours: 12
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/4230
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About the Course:
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about psychological trauma. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course.
Dr. Eve Carlson provides clinicians with an up-to-date and comprehensive resource on psychological trauma, its symptoms, and the various factors related to severity and outcome. It provides information and guidance needed to understand, measure and respond to psychological trauma and its effects. The book addresses both conceptual and practical aspects of selecting and administering different trauma measures, and provides guidelines for interpreting results.
This course is based on the book, Trauma Assessments: A Clinician’s Guide created by Carlson, Eve, Ph.D.
Course Material Author
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- use and interpret the results of structured interviews for traumatic experiences, PTSD, and dissociative disorders.
- use and interpret the results of self-report scales for traumatic experiences, PTSD, and dissociative disorders.
- to be able to maximize your effectiveness in evaluating traumatized patients while minimizing bias from patient and interviewer expectations.
- to be able to understand how the relationships between traumatic experiences, moderating factors, and later symptoms should inform the evaluation process.
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