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Skills Training in Affect and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR)

 

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Skills Training in Affect and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR)

  • Date Created: 08/30/2013
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS, ACCME
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Course Series: Clinical Skills Training
Skills Training in Affect and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR) Author(s):

Marylene Cloitre, PhD

Description

Learn how to provide STAIR to your patients. STAIR is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for individuals suffering from PTSD, including chronic and complicated forms as well as for individuals with PTSD and co-occurring disorders.

Using STAIR will allow you to teach your patients skills in:

  • emotion regulation
  • interpersonal functioning

This online STAIR training consists of 8 modules covering several core treatment components. STAIR can be provided as a standalone therapy or as a complement to trauma-focused therapies. Modules 1-8 need to be completed for CE/CME credits.

Goals and Objectives

  • To become informed about the impact of trauma on emotion regulation and social (interpersonal) functioning
  • To be able to identify at least one strategy that increases emotional awareness
  • To be able to identify at least three strategies that improve emotion regulation in PTSD patients
  • To be able to formulate interpersonal schemas related to problematic social and interpersonal functioning
  • To be able to develop and test alternative interpersonal schemas with client
  • To learn at least two strategies for effective assertiveness behaviors
  • To learn at least one strategy for improving flexibility in interpersonal expectations and behaviors
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