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

Order Online Course

Unit Price
$90.00




Other Courses You May Be Interested In

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 ...

Introduction to Veterans Benefits for Clinicians

The Course clarifies the legal and administrative environment which clinicians must understand in order to work effectively with returning Veterans.

It focuses on treatment reporting requirements, confidentiality of clinical notes and records, and questions of operational readiness -- three important areas in which specific obligations ...

Introduction to TBI for Clinicians

The Course reviews statistics and epidemiology of TBI, basic classification systems for determining severity, and the standard continuum of care. There will be emphasis on understanding the real world or practical implications of common TBI symptoms to assist the clinician in developing an appropriate treatment plan.

The goal of this ...

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 ...

Forgot Password help button image Create Account