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January 19, 2022
PTSD and Eating Disorders
Karen Mitchell, 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.

February 16, 2022
The Role of Caregivers in PTSD Care
Johanna Thompson-Hollands, PhD

March 16, 2022
AboutFace: Veteran Video Stories and Their Use in PTSD Treatment
Victoria Bippart, BA, Jessica Hamblen, PhD, and Elissa McCarthy, PhD

April 20, 2022
PTSD Treatment for Veterans with Disabilities
Erin Andrews, PsyD, ABPP

May 18, 2022
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to Treat PTSD
Sonya Norman, PhD and Marianna Silva, LCSW

June 15, 2022
Ethical Considerations in Shared Decision-Making for PTSD Treatment
Lisa Cuccurullo, PhD

July 20, 2022
Troubleshooting Lack of Progress in PTSD Treatment
Abigail Angkaw, PhD and Cynthia Yamokoski, PhD

August 17, 2022
Legalized Cannabis and PTSD Treatment
Melanie Hill, PhD

September 21, 2022
Addressing Racial Trauma in Military Populations Through Evidence-Based Psychotherapies
Brittany Hall-Clark, PhD

October 19, 2022
Prolonged Grief Disorder
M. Katherine Shear, MD


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.

December 15, 2021
PTSD and Insomnia: Cultural and Clinical Considerations
Elissa McCarthy, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

November 17, 2021
PTSD and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Stephanie Sacks, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

October 20, 2021
Social Support to Reduce Risk of PTSD and Other Negative Outcomes
Tara Galovski, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

September 15, 2021
Cultural Considerations for Conducting Trauma-Focused Treatment with Latinx Patients
Natalia Garcia Gonzalez, PhD and Agustina Colombo Eiff, MSW
Audio Recording (MP4)

August 18, 2021
Trauma, PTSD, and Perinatal Health
Yael Nillni, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

July 21, 2021
Supported Employment for Veterans with PTSD
Lori Davis, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

June 16, 2021
Using CogSMART with Veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury
Elizabeth Twamley, PsyD
Audio Recording (MP4)

May 19, 2021
Treating PTSD When Common Comorbidities are Present
Sonya Norman, PhD and Matthew Jeffreys, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

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
Audio Recording (MP4)

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
Audio Recording (MP4)

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
Audio Recording (MP4)

December 16, 2020: The Nuts & Bolts of Providing PTSD Treatment over a Telehealth Modality: Clinical Considerations
Leslie Morland, PsyD and Ursula Myers, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

November 18, 2020: Suicide and PTSD: Navigating Risk and Tailoring Evidence-Based Treatment
Ryan Holliday, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

October 21, 2020: Culturally Responsive PTSD Care 101: The Role of Case Formulation
Gayle Iwamasa, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

September 16, 2020: Racism-related Stress and Trauma: Definitions and Interventions
Juliette McClendon, PhD
Audio 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
Audio Recording (MP4)

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

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

February 19, 2020: Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and SUDs Using Prolonged Exposure (COPE)
Sudie Back, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

January 15, 2020: Dissociation, Somatization, and Other Challenging Presentations of PTSD
Abigail Angkaw, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

December 18, 2019: Treating Comorbid PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder
Melanie Harned, PhD, ABPP
Audio Recording (MP4)

November 20, 2019: Addressing Sleep: A Strategy for Symptom Reduction & Suicide Prevention?
Wilfred Pigeon, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

October 16, 2019: Unconventional Interventions for PTSD: State of the Evidence
Paul Holtzheimer, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

September 18, 2019: Treating Co-morbid PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury When Cognitive Impairment is a Concern
Amy Jak, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

August 21, 2019: Focal Brain Stimulation for PTSD
Paul Holtzheimer, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

July 17, 2019: Genetics Research on PTSD: New Findings from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium
Karestan Koenen, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

June 19, 2019: Cognitive Processing Therapy with Diverse and International Populations
Candice Monson, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

May 15, 2019: Moral Injury
Sonya Norman, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

April 17, 2019: PTSD Diagnostic Challenges
Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

March 20, 2019: Treatment Engagement and Retention in Patients with PTSD
Shannon Kehle-Forbes, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

February 20, 2019: Spirituality and PTSD
J. Irene Harris, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

January 16, 2019 Lethal Means Safety: How PTSD Clinicians Can Have the Conversation
Bridget Matarazzo, PsyD
Audio Recording (MP4)

December 19, 2018: Using Mobile Phone Apps in PTSD Treatment
Pearl McGee-Vincent, PsyD
Audio Recording (MP4)

October 17, 2018: Dementia Risk in Veterans with PTSD and a History of Blast-Related TBI
David Cifu, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

September 19, 2018: PTSD and Women's Mental Health
Suzanne Pineles, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

August 15, 2018: The Continuum of Care for PTSD Treatment
Kelly Phipps Maieritsch, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

July 18, 2018: Balancing Clinical Flexibility while Preserving Efficacy in Delivering EBPs for PTSD
Tara Galovski, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

June 20, 2018: What the Latest Research Tells Us about Treating PTSD Nightmares
Philip Gehrman, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

May 16, 2018: Brief Prolonged Exposure for PTSD
Sheila Rauch, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

April 18, 2018: Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Veterans with PTSD
Eric Elbogen, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

March 21, 2018: Responding to the Yountville Shooting: Taking Care of Your Patients and Yourself after Tragedy
Sonya Norman, PhD and Patricia Watson, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

February 21, 2018: PTSD Treatment Via Telehealth
Leslie, Morland, PsyD
Audio Recording (MP4)

January 17, 2018: Written Exposure Therapy for PTSD
Denise Sloan, PhD and Brian Marx, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

December 20, 2017:Present Centered Therapy for PTSD
Paula Schnurr, PhD & Tracie Shea, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

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
Audio Recording (MP4)

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

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

August 16, 2017:PTSD and Substance Use Disorders
Sonya Norman, PhD and Karen Drexler, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

July 19, 2017: Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Individuals with Co-occurring Psychotic Disorders
Stephanie A. Sacks, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

June 21, 2017: Measurement-Based Care for PTSD
John Fortney, PhD and Erin Romero, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

May 17, 2017: Treating PTSD and Suicide Risk: Separating Myth from Fact
Craig Bryan, PsyD
Audio Recording (MP4)

April 19, 2017: Safely Tapering Benzodiazepines in Older Adults with PTSD
Ilse Wiechers, MD, MPP
Audio Recording (MP4)

March 15, 2017: Early Intervention Following Disasters: Principles of Psychological and Stress First Aid
Patricia Watson, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

February 15, 2017: Older Adult Trauma Survivors and PTSD
Joan Cook, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

January 18, 2017: Treating Pain in Patients with PTSD
Jennifer Murphy, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

December 21, 2016: Treating Tobacco Use in Patients with PTSD
Andrew Saxon, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

November 16, 2016: Cannabis and PTSD
Marcel Bonn-Miller, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

October 19, 2016: Treating Anger and Aggression in Populations with PTSD
Leslie Morland, PsyD
Audio Recording (MP4)

September 21, 2016: PTSD: From Neurobiology to Treatment
John Krystal, MD
Audio Recording (MP4)

August 17, 2016: Shared Decision-Making for PTSD
Juliette Harik, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

July 20, 2016: Evidence-Based Couple Therapy for PTSD
Candice Monson, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

June 15, 2016: Effective Pharmacotherapy for PTSD
Matthew Jeffreys, MD
(no Audio Recording)

May 18, 2016: Chain Analysis: An Assessment Strategy for Targeting Trauma-Related Therapy
Sara Landes, PhD
Audio Recording (MP4)

April 20, 2016: PTSD and Reintegration Stress
David Riggs, PhD
(No Audio Recording)

March 16, 2016: Treatment of Comorbid TBI and PTSD: What Have We Learned From Recent Studies?
Rodney D. Vanderploeg, PhD, ABPP-CN
Audio Recording (MP4)

February 17, 2016: PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma
Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD
(no Audio Recording)

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