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Comprehensive Assessment of PTSD



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

This section is for Researchers, Providers, and Helpers

Continuing Education

This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.

Comprehensive Assessment of PTSD

  • Date Created: 04/ 8/2009
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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  • Format: Flash

  • To Earn Credit: see below.

Comprehensive Assessment of PTSD Author(s):

Terence M. Keane, PhD


The course, Comprehensive Assessment of PTSD, outlines the necessary components for quality PTSD assessments and reports. Presented is an integrated model of risk factors, stressors, resiliency, and PTSD symptoms as it relates to assessment. The author discusses multimethod and dimensional assessment, as well as the evaluation of comorbid conditions, quality of life, and personality functioning.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Outline the necessary components of a thorough PTSD assessment and report
  2. Describe important documents used to gather background and supportive information for the diagnosis of PTSD
  3. Understand how neuropsychological assessment can assist the diagnostic process

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