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PTSD Consultation Program: Lecture Series

 

PTSD Consultation Program: Lecture Series

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Next Lecture

March 20, 2024
PTSD and Physical Health
Paula Schnurr, PhD

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About the 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.

Those who pre-register and participate in the live lectures can earn one hour of free continuing education credit. CE/CMEs available: ACCME, ACCME-NP, APA, ANCC, NBCC, ASWB.

Upcoming Lectures

PLEASE NOTE: This list of topics is subject to change. We will continue to re-evaluate on a regular basis so that we can bring you relevant lectures in a timely way. Please subscribe (above) to our mailing list to receive the registration links when the following topics are scheduled. Lectures are always on the third Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. ET.

April 17, 2024
Introducing PTSD Treatments to Your Patient: Learning from the Patient Perspective
Sadie Larsen, PhD and Lisa Cuccurullo, PsyD

May 15, 2024
Addressing PTSD and Moral Injury through PE and CPT
Sonya Norman, PhD and Jennifer Wachen, PhD

June 19, 2024
No lecture, Juneteenth holiday

July 17, 2024
PTSD Assessment: Frequently Asked Questions
Abigail Angkaw, PhD

 

Previous Lectures

A number of prior PTSD Consultation Program lectures have become PTSD 101 online courses. Free CEUs are available for viewing these courses. See our Continuing Education section.

February 21,2024
Navigating Complexities When Delivering EMDR Therapy
Marianne Silva, LCSW
RecordingLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site. (Adobe Connect)

January 17,2024
MDMA and Psilocybin Therapies for PTSD Treatment: Updates and Future Direction
Leslie Morland, PsyD and Joshua Woolley, MD, PhD
RecordingLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site. (Adobe Connect)

December 20, 2023
Providing PTSD Care at End of Life
Sadie Larsen, PhD and Douglas Lane, PhD, ABPP
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November 15, 2023
Bridging the Gap: Using VA Mental Health Apps to Support Treatment for PTSD
Colleen Becket-Davenport, PsyD and Jason Owen, PhD, MPH
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October 18, 2023
Cognitive Processing Therapy for Diverse Populations
Debra Kaysen, PhD
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September 20, 2023
Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD 2023: Complementary, Integrative and Alternative Approaches
Ariel J. Lang, PhD, MPH
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August 16, 2023
What's the Buzz?: New Developments in Prolonged Exposure
Sheila Rauch, PhD, ABPP
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July 19, 2023
Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD 2023: Medication & Other Biological Treatments
Paul Holtzheimer, MD
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June 21, 2023
Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD 2023: Psychotherapy Recommendations
Jessica Hamblen, PhD
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May 17, 2023
Therapeutic Risk Management with PTSD Part 2: Chain Analysis and Safety Planning
Lauren Borges, PhD and Sean Barnes, PhD
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April 19, 2023
Therapeutic Risk Management with PTSD Part 1: Suicide Risk Assessment and Stratification
Hal Wortzel, MD
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March 15, 2023
PTSD and Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders: Assessment and Treatment
Stephanie Sacks, PhD
Recording (Adobe Connect)

February 15, 2023
Lethal Means Safety Counseling: Challenges and Considerations for Patients With PTSD
Joseph Simonetti, MD, MPH and Ian Stanley, PhD
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January 18, 2023
Understanding Native American History as a Foundation of Culturally Aware PTSD Treatment
Charlotte McCloskey, PhD
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December 21, 2022
Veterans with PTSD and Criminal Legal Involvement: Understanding Intersectional Aspects of Care
Matthew Stimmel, PhD and Ryan Holliday, PhD
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November 16, 2022
Treating Co-occurring Chronic Pain and PTSD
Jennifer Murphy, PhD and Katherine Hadlandsmyth, PhD
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October 19, 2022
Prolonged Grief Disorder
M. Katherine Shear, MD
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September 21, 2022
Addressing Racial Trauma in Military Populations Through Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for PTSD
Brittany Hall-Clark, PhD
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August 17, 2022
Legalized Cannabis and PTSD Treatment
Melanie Hill, PhD
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July 20, 2022
Troubleshooting Lack of Improvement in PTSD Treatment
Abigail Angkaw, PhD and Cynthia Yamokoski, PhD
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June 15, 2022
Ethical Considerations in Shared Decision-Making for PTSD Treatment
Lisa Cuccurullo, PsyD
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May 18, 2022
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to Treat PTSD
Sonya Norman, PhD and Marianne Silva, LCSW
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April 20, 2022
PTSD Treatment for Veterans with Disabilities
Erin Andrews, PsyD, ABPP
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March 16, 2022
AboutFace: Veteran Video Stories and Their Use in PTSD Treatment
Victoria Bippart, BA, Jessica Hamblen, PhD, and Elissa McCarthy, PhD
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February 16, 2022
The Role of Family Members in PTSD Treatment
Johanna Thompson-Hollands, PhD
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January 19, 2022
PTSD and Eating Disorders
Karen Mitchell, PhD
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December 15, 2021
PTSD and Insomnia: Cultural and Clinical Considerations
Elissa McCarthy, PhD
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November 17, 2021
PTSD and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Stephanie Sacks, PhD
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October 20, 2021
Social Support to Reduce Risk of PTSD and Other Negative Outcomes
Tara Galovski, PhD
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September 15, 2021
Cultural Considerations for Conducting Trauma-Focused Treatment with Latinx Patients
Natalia Garcia Gonzalez, PhD and Agustina Colombo Eiff, MSW
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August 18, 2021
Trauma, PTSD, and Perinatal Health
Yael Nillni, PhD
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July 21, 2021
Supported Employment for Veterans with PTSD
Lori Davis, MD
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June 16, 2021
Using CogSMART with Veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury
Elizabeth Twamley, PsyD
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May 19, 2021
Treating PTSD When Common Comorbidities are Present
Sonya Norman, PhD and Matthew Jeffreys, MD
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April 21, 2021
The Elephant in the Room: Treating PTSD When Clinicians Have Negative Reactions to Patients' Sociocultural Views
Abigail Angkaw, PhD and Brittany Hall-Clark, PhD
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March 17, 2021
An Update on How Mental Health Providers Can Care for Themselves and Support Colleagues During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Patricia Watson, PhD
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February 17, 2021: PTSD and Racial Trauma
Monnica Williams, PhD, ABPP and Chad T. Wetterneck, PhD
Recording not available

January 20, 2021: A Precision Medicine Approach to Prazosin for PTSD and Its Comorbidities: An Update
Murray Raskind, MD
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December 16, 2020: The Nuts & Bolts of Providing PTSD Treatment over a Telehealth Modality: Clinical Considerations
Leslie Morland, PsyD and Ursula Myers, PhD
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November 18, 2020: Suicide and PTSD: Navigating Risk and Tailoring Evidence-Based Treatment
Ryan Holliday, PhD
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October 21, 2020: Culturally Responsive PTSD Care 101: The Role of Case Formulation
Gayle Iwamasa, PhD
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September 16, 2020: Racism-related Stress and Trauma: Definitions and Interventions
Juliette McClendon, PhD
Recording (MP4)

August 19, 2020: Clinical Considerations and Guidance for the Treatment of Trauma, PTSD, and Co-occurring Minority Stress among LGBTQ Individuals
Nicholas Livingston, PhD
Recording (MP4)

July 15, 2020: Massed Treatment for Veterans with PTSD
Cynthia Yamokoski, PhD
Recording (MP4)

June 17, 2020: Clinical Considerations for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in the COVID-19 Era
Katherine Iverson, PhD and Julia Caplan, LCSW-C
Recording (MP4)

May 20, 2020: Morally Distressing Events in Healthcare Workers During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
Sonya Norman, PhD
Recording (MP4)

April 15, 2020: How Mental Health Providers Can Care for Themselves and Support Colleagues During the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak
Patricia Watson, PhD
Recording (MP4)

March 18, 2020: Treating PTSD During the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak
A panel of expert clinicians from the PTSD Consultation Program provide suggestions and resources. Sonya Norman, PhD et al.
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February 19, 2020: Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and SUDs Using Prolonged Exposure (COPE)
Sudie Back, PhD
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January 15, 2020: Dissociation, Somatization, and Other Challenging Presentations of PTSD
Abigail Angkaw, PhD
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December 18, 2019: Treating Comorbid PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder
Melanie Harned, PhD, ABPP
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November 20, 2019: Addressing Sleep: A Strategy for Symptom Reduction & Suicide Prevention?
Wilfred Pigeon, PhD
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October 16, 2019: Unconventional Interventions for PTSD: State of the Evidence
Paul Holtzheimer, MD
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September 18, 2019: Treating Co-morbid PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury When Cognitive Impairment is a Concern
Amy Jak, PhD
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August 21, 2019: Focal Brain Stimulation for PTSD
Paul Holtzheimer, MD
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July 17, 2019: Genetics Research on PTSD: New Findings from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium
Karestan Koenen, PhD
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June 19, 2019: Cognitive Processing Therapy with Diverse and International Populations
Candice Monson, PhD
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May 15, 2019: Moral Injury
Sonya Norman, PhD
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April 17, 2019: PTSD Diagnostic Challenges
Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD
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March 20, 2019: Treatment Engagement and Retention in Patients with PTSD
Shannon Kehle-Forbes, PhD
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February 20, 2019: Spirituality and PTSD
J. Irene Harris, PhD
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January 16, 2019 Lethal Means Safety: How PTSD Clinicians Can Have the Conversation
Bridget Matarazzo, PsyD
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December 19, 2018: Using Mobile Phone Apps in PTSD Treatment
Pearl McGee-Vincent, PsyD
RecordingLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site. (Adobe Connect)

October 17, 2018: Dementia Risk in Veterans with PTSD and a History of Blast-Related TBI
David Cifu, MD
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September 19, 2018: PTSD and Women's Mental Health
Suzanne Pineles, PhD
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August 15, 2018: The Continuum of Care for PTSD Treatment
Kelly Phipps Maieritsch, PhD
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July 18, 2018: Balancing Clinical Flexibility while Preserving Efficacy in Delivering EBPs for PTSD
Tara Galovski, PhD
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June 20, 2018: What the Latest Research Tells Us about Treating PTSD Nightmares
Philip Gehrman, PhD
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May 16, 2018: Brief Prolonged Exposure for PTSD
Sheila Rauch, PhD
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April 18, 2018: Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Veterans with PTSD
Eric Elbogen, PhD
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March 21, 2018: Responding to the Yountville Shooting: Taking Care of Your Patients and Yourself after Tragedy
Sonya Norman, PhD and Patricia Watson, PhD
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February 21, 2018: PTSD Treatment Via Telehealth
Leslie, Morland, PsyD
RecordingLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site. (Adobe Connect)

January 17, 2018: Written Exposure Therapy for PTSD
Denise Sloan, PhD and Brian Marx, PhD
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December 20, 2017:Present Centered Therapy for PTSD
Paula Schnurr, PhD & Tracie Shea, PhD
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November 15, 2017: 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
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October 18, 2017: The 2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Medications
Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD
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September 20, 2017: The 2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Psychotherapy
Jessica Hamblen, PhD
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August 16, 2017:PTSD and Substance Use Disorders
Sonya Norman, PhD and Karen Drexler, MD
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July 19, 2017: Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Individuals with Co-occurring Psychotic Disorders
Stephanie A. Sacks, PhD
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June 21, 2017: Measurement-Based Care for PTSD
John Fortney, PhD and Erin Romero, PhD
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May 17, 2017: Treating PTSD and Suicide Risk: Separating Myth from Fact
Craig Bryan, PsyD
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April 19, 2017: Safely Tapering Benzodiazepines in Older Adults with PTSD
Ilse Wiechers, MD, MPP
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March 15, 2017: Early Intervention Following Disasters: Principles of Psychological and Stress First Aid
Patricia Watson, PhD
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February 15, 2017: Older Adult Trauma Survivors and PTSD
Joan Cook, PhD
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January 18, 2017: Treating Pain in Patients with PTSD
Jennifer Murphy, PhD
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December 21, 2016: Treating Tobacco Use in Patients with PTSD
Andrew Saxon, MD
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November 16, 2016: Cannabis and PTSD
Marcel Bonn-Miller, PhD
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October 19, 2016: Treating Anger and Aggression in Populations with PTSD
Leslie Morland, PsyD
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September 21, 2016: PTSD: From Neurobiology to Treatment
John Krystal, MD
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August 17, 2016: Shared Decision-Making for PTSD
Juliette Harik, PhD
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July 20, 2016: Evidence-Based Couple Therapy for PTSD
Candice Monson, PhD
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June 15, 2016: Effective Pharmacotherapy for PTSD
Matthew Jeffreys, MD
(no Recording)

May 18, 2016: Chain Analysis: An Assessment Strategy for Targeting Trauma-Related Therapy
Sara Landes, PhD
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April 20, 2016: PTSD and Reintegration Stress
David Riggs, PhD
(No Recording)

March 16, 2016: Treatment of Comorbid TBI and PTSD: What Have We Learned From Recent Studies?
Rodney D. Vanderploeg, PhD, ABPP-CN
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February 17, 2016: PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma
Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD
(no Recording)

PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Email: ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health