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Continuing Education

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

Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD

  • Date Created: 07/ 5/2018
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: APA, ASWB, NBCC, Other Orgs
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD Author(s):

Candice Monson, PhD

Description

Research indicates that some Veterans desire family involvement in their treatment for PTSD, due to its impact on the quality of the Veteran's family relationships and social life.

This course provides an overview of Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy (CBCT) for PTSD, an evidence-based approach for treating PTSD that includes a family member in treatment. The author reviews recent evidence on how this therapy can help Veterans with PTSD. The course also provides an overview of each of the therapy sessions of CBCT.

Goals and Objectives

  • Review research documenting the association between PTSD in intimate relationship problems.
  • Discuss the inclusion of partners in PTSD treatment.
  • Review the main elements of an evidence-based psychotherapy protocol incorporating significant others in PTSD treatment.

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