Introduction to PTSD for Clinicians
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
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, th
Practical Treatment Strategies for Combat Operational Stress and PTSD
The course focuses on Clinical Presentation and Treatment of Moderate and Acute COS and Comorbidities in treating complex COS/PCS cases.
The course also reviews the strengths and limitations of specific assessment instruments, and key diagnostice questions for understanding neurological involvement in the cases of acute PTSD Finally,
Psychophysiology: Mind-Body Strategies for PTSD
Dr Zucker argues for a view of PTSD which emphasizes the somatic perspective, clearly demonstrating a neurobiological pathway and describing a range of psychophysiologically oriented treatments. The course also addresses:
- Assessing and working with hyperarousal symptoms
- Role of biofeedback in self-management
- Practical suggestions and ps
Wounded Warriors -- Combat Trauma and Learning
Thousands of returning veterans are expected to utilize educational benefits under the new GI Bill, and many of them will matriculate at community colleges, four year schools and graduate school. How can mental health professionals in the community assist in the process of providing the special supports and counseling? Ms Stringer will outline