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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: 02/14/2014
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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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