Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/9590
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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 the understanding of PTSD assessment, treatment issues and controversies. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course.
This article focuses on four issues: PTSD assessment, treatment approaches, therapist issues, and current controversies. Important assessment issues include the trauma history, comorbid disorders, and chronicity of PTSD.
Note: While we feel it is an excellent article, it dates from 1996. This course will remain available until July 1st, 2011. For more recent courses on PTSD, use the Search function under the courses tab, and enter ptsd in the search field.
This course is based on the reading-based online, PTSD Diagnosis and Treatment for Mental Health Clinicians created by Matthew J. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director
Course Material Author
To explore issues of therapist self-care when working with PTSD patients
To explore types of PTSD and appropriate interventions
To explore important assessment issues involving trauma history, cormorbid disorders, and chronicity of PTSD
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
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