This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
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 »
Sleep problems are very common with PTSD. This course describes co-occurring conditions and primary sleep disorders that affect sleep in Veterans with PTSD.
After reviewing the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline recommendations for medical management of insomnia with PTSD, the evidence base for three pharmacotherapies and three psychotherapies to manage sleep problems related to PTSD are described. A general approach for evaluating causes of insomnia with PTSD is presented, outlining relevant treatment recommendations within the assessment process.View Course Details »
The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.
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Last updated January 8, 2014