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Treatment of Hispanic Veterans with PTSD

 

Continuing Education

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

Treatment of Hispanic Veterans with PTSD

  • Date Created: 11/ 1/2008
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS, ACCME, CA BRN
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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  • Format: PPT

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Treatment of Hispanic Veterans with PTSD Author(s):

Diane T. Castillo, PhD

Description

Hispanic Americans is a term used to describe a diverse group of people with origins in Spanish speaking cultures, yet who have a variety of languages and cultures. The course, Cultural Dimensions in the Assessment and Treatment of Hispanic Veterans with PTSD, provides an overview of issues that providers need to consider in their planning and provision of services to the Hispanic client.

Using case examples, the author provides a review of PTSD Symptoms, discusses the role of primary/secondary language, family, role, assessment considerations and other topics in order to familiarize or enhance the provider's trans-cultural competencies.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Relate the symptoms of PTSD
  2. Interpret the salient features and frequently encountered themes of the Hispanic culture in their provision of services to Hispanic individuals
  3. Incorporate basic assessment and treatment issues when providing services to Hispanic individuals

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