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Practical Assessment of PTSD


Continuing Education

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

Practical PTSD Assessment

  • Date Created: 03/25/2013
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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  • Format: Flash

Practical PTSD Assessment Author(s):

Brian P. Marx, PhD


This course provides a practical guide to assessing PTSD. The author describes the purpose and importance of screening for PTSD and monitoring symptom change. In addition, the author reviews the best tools for these purposes, as well as for diagnosing PTSD.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Describe the purpose of screening for PTSD and a practical screening measure
  2. Understand the importance of monitoring treatment outcomes and how to do so
  3. Review the best tools for diagnosing PTSD

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