This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
To Earn Credit: see below.
The course, Overcoming Barriers to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment Engagement, reviews strategies for improving PTSD patients' motivation to engage in treatment and to change long-standing maladaptive ways of coping with PTSD symptoms.
Topics reviewed include behaviors that PTSD patients are often ambivalent about changing, roadblocks to admitting need to change, overview of a PTSD motivation enhancement group, treatment-related beliefs (fears and expectancies), and therapeutic alliance factors.
See details on How to Get Credit.
The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.
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