Online Course » Introduction to PTSD for Clinicians

Course Description:

This Course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding and treating PTSD. Dr. Preston, a Neuro Psychologist , outlines prevalence, risk and resilience factors; then describes research findings regarding the underlying neurobiology as well as validated treatment strategies.

The focus is on processing of traumatic experiences, reducing nightmares, specific affect management techniques, pharmacology. Including lessons learned since 9-11.
Course Objective:

1) To refine diagnostic skills for rapid assessment of PTSD

2) To describe the psychopharmacologic treatments for acute PTSD

3) Identify known predictors of PTSD

4) Explain of the role of the amagdyla in the human response to fear
Intended Audience:

Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, RNs, Counselors.
Credits:
3.00
Hours:
3.00
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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