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Prolonged Exposure Therapy


Continuing Education

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

Prolonged Exposure Therapy

  • Date Created: 01/20/2012
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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Prolonged Exposure Therapy Author(s):

Sheila Rauch, PhD


VA/DoD PTSD Clinical Practice Guideline Series (2010)

This presentation describes the clinical application of Prolonged Exposure (PE) and provides a thorough review of research supporting its use for PTSD.

The author also reviews the 2010 VA/DoD Guideline recommendation for the use of PE with patients who have PTSD.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Summarize the Veteran's Affairs / Department of Defense (DoD) 2010 Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD related to Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE)
  2. Review the empirical evidence supporting PE
  3. Describe and demonstrate the clinical application of PE

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