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

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  • Date Created: 03/13/2014
  • Time to Complete: 9 1-hour trainings
  • Credits: APA, ACCME, Other Orgs
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Course Series: From the War Zone to the Home Front

Thursday 4/24: Student Veterans' Health: What College Staff Need to Know

Nationally recognized experts address caring for Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and their families. Includes three clinical case presentations, as well as 23 additional on-demand sessions. Free CE/CME/CEUs.

Topics include: student Veterans' health, co-occurring TBI or substance abuse, complementary and alternative treatments for PTSD, female Veterans, and family care. Learn more and register!

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  • Date Created: 02/14/2014
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Course Series: PTSD 101
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Jessica Hamblen, PhD

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).

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