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PTSD Consultation Program Lecture Series



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PTSD and Women's Mental Health
Suzanne Pineles, PhD
September 19 at 2 p.m. ET

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Suzanne Pineles, PhD


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PTSD Consultation Program Monthly Lecture Series

On the third Wednesday of each month, the PTSD Consultation Program hosts a webinar on a topic relevant to treating PTSD. We select topics based on questions providers are bringing to the PTSD Consultation Program and invite an expert in that area to present the lecture. The target audience includes mental health professionals or other health professionals interested in topics related to treating Veterans with PTSD.

Monthly lectures offer 1 hour of accreditation for those who pre-register and participate in the live talks. CE/CMEs available: ACCME, ACCME-NP, APA, ANCC, NBCC, ASWB.

Upcoming Lectures

Dementia Risk in Veterans with PTSD and a History of Blast-Related TBI
David Cifu, MD
October 17 at 2 p.m. ET

* NO LECTURE ON NOVEMBER 21 * (Thanksgiving Holiday)

Using Technology in PTSD Treatment
Pearl McGee-Vincent, PsyD
December 19 at 2 p.m. ET

Lethal Means Safety: How PTSD Clinicians Can Have the Conversation
Bridget Matarazzo, PsyD
January 16 at 2 p.m. ET

Spirituality and PTSD
J. Irene Harris, PhD
February 20 at 2 p.m. ET

Treatment Engagement and Retention in Patients with PTSD
Shannon Kehle-Forbes, PhD
March 20 at 2 p.m. ET

PTSD Diagnostic Challenges
Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD
April 17 at 2 p.m. ET

Moral Injury
Sonya Norman, PhD
May 15 at 2 p.m. ET

Previous Lectures

The Continuum of Care for PTSD Treatment
Kelly Phipps Maieritsch, PhD
August 15: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Balancing Clinical Flexibility while Preserving Efficacy in Delivering EBPs for PTSD
Tara Galovski, PhD
July 18: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

What the Latest Research Tells Us about Treating PTSD Nightmares
Philip Gehrman, PhD
June 20: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Brief Prolonged Exposure for PTSD
Sheila Rauch, PhD
May 16: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Veterans with PTSD
Eric Elbogen, PhD
April 18: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Responding to the Yountville Shooting: Taking Care of Your Patients and Yourself after Tragedy
Sonya Norman, PhD and Patricia Watson, PhD
March 21: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

PTSD Treatment Via Telehealth
Leslie, Morland, PsyD
February 21: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Written Exposure Therapy for PTSD
Denise Sloan, PhD and Brian Marx, PhD
January 17: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Present Centered Therapy for PTSD
Paula Schnurr, PhD & Tracie Shea, PhD
December 20: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

The 2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Why it matters for Primary Care Providers and What Resources are Available
Andrew Pomerantz, MD and Nancy Bernardy, PhD
November 15: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

The 2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Medications
Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD
October 18: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

The 2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Psychotherapy
Jessica Hamblen, PhD
September 20: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

PTSD and Substance Use Disorders
Sonya Norman, PhD and Karen Drexler, MD
August 16: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Individuals with Co-occurring Psychotic Disorders
Stephanie A. Sacks, PhD
July 19: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Measurement-Based Care for PTSD
John Fortney, PhD and Erin Romero, PhD
June 21: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Treating PTSD and Suicide Risk: Separating Myth from Fact
Craig Bryan, PsyD
May 17: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Safely Tapering Benzodiazepines in Older Adults with PTSD
Ilse Wiechers, MD, MPP
April 19: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Early Intervention Following Disasters: Principles of Psychological and Stress First Aid
Patricia Watson, PhD
March 15: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Older Adult Trauma Survivors and PTSD
Joan Cook, PhD
February 15: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Treating Pain in Patients with PTSD
Jennifer Murphy, PhD
January 18: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Treating Tobacco Use in Patients with PTSD
Andrew Saxon, MD
December 21: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Cannabis and PTSD
Marcel Bonn-Miller, PhD
November 16: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Treating Anger and Aggression in Populations with PTSD
Leslie Morland, PsyD
October 19: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

PTSD: From Neurobiology to Treatment
John Krystal, MD
September 21: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Shared Decision-Making for PTSD
Juliette Harik, PhD
August 17: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Evidence-Based Couple Therapy for PTSD
Candice Monson, PhD
July 20: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

Effective Pharmacotherapy for PTSD
Matthew Jeffreys, MD
June 15: Slides (PDF) (no audio)

Chain Analysis: An Assessment Strategy for Targeting Trauma-Related Therapy
Sara Landes, PhD
May 18: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

PTSD and Reintegration Stress
David Riggs, PhD
April 20: (Slides and audio coming soon).

Treatment of Comorbid TBI and PTSD: What Have We Learned From Recent Studies?
Rodney D. Vanderploeg, PhD, ABPP-CN
March 16: Slides (PDF) Audio (MP4)

PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma
Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD
February 17: Slides (PDF) (no audio)

Credit is not available for previous lectures. A number of prior PTSD Consultation Program Lectures have become PTSD 101 LECTURES that offer credit. See our Continuing Education section.

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