Online Course » Practical Treatment Strategies for Combat Operational Stress and PTSD

Course Description:

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, Dr Villanueva emphasizes the importance of psychological case management and interdisciplinary treatment
Course Objective:

Able to describe at least 3 different psychotherapeutic approaches which could be used in a case of complex post-combat PTSD, and the circumstances in which each would probably be most effectively employed

Able to describe the strengths and limitations of specific assessment instruments in cases of acute PTSD circumstances in which each would probably be most effectively.

Able to describe procedures for assessing neurological involvement and its impact on treatment strategies for acute PTSD

Able to state the appropriate form of address for members of each of the armed services
Intended Audience:
Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Credits:
4.00
Hours:
4.00
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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