2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Psychotherapy - PTSD: National Center for PTSD
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2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Psychotherapy

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

2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Psychotherapy

  • Date Created: 03/29/2019
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, ACCME, Other Orgs
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD: Recommendations for Psychotherapy Author(s):

Jessica Hamblen, PhD

Description

Current evidence synthesized in the 2017 revision of the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD supports trauma-focused psychotherapy as the most effective treatment. This PTSD 101 course reviews the updated recommendations for those who treat Veterans, including the use of shared decision making for treatment planning. The author describes the guideline revision process, and then focuses on treatment recommendations related to psychotherapy.

In addition to reviewing the psychotherapy recommendations and supporting research findings, the author discusses the clinical implications of the revised guidelines for providers treating Veterans.

Goals and Objectives

  • Describe the development process of the 2017 edition of the Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD.
  • Review the guideline's psychotherapy recommendations for PTSD.
  • Discuss the clinical implications and practice changes of these recommendations.

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