This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
Guilt is common following trauma and is sometimes challenging to treat. This course explains the relationship between trauma and guilt and reviews how to assess traumatic guilt. The authors describe treatment considerations for guilt in prolonged exposure (PE) therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).
Video clips of patients and family members describing their experiences with PTSD are included. Viewers are assumed to have familiarity with PE and CPT.View Course Details »
One of the most common complaints among those with PTSD is sleep disturbance. Sleep problems may lead to exacerbation of PTSD and other comorbid symptoms. This course provides information on PTSD and sleep problems, the advantages and disadvantages of pharmacological and cognitive behavioral interventions, and different ways these interventions can be implemented.
This course includes videos that demonstrate assessment of sleep-related problems and the tools included in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.View Course Details »
Learn how to provide STAIR to your patients. STAIR is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for individuals with PTSD, including chronic and complicated forms as well as for those with PTSD and co-occurring disorders. STAIR includes skill building in emotion management and 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.View Course Details »
PTSD is distinguished from other psychiatric disorders in that there is a known etiological component: an event that involves life threat, serious injury, or death. This course provides a detailed description of the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, risk factors, and evidence-based treatments for PTSD.
The course includes videos of Veterans with PTSD describing their symptoms and clinicans explaining Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).View Course Details »