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Cognitive Processing Therapy



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

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Continuing Education

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

Cognitive Processing Therapy

  • Date Created: 11/ 3/2011
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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Cognitive Processing Therapy Author(s):

Kathleen M. Chard, PhD


VA/DoD PTSD Clinical Practice Guideline Series (2010)

This presentation provides an overview of the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Cognitive Processing Therapy as a Level A psychotherapy intervention for PTSD.

The author carefully reviews the research support for Cognitive Processing Therapy and provides information about delivering the treatment.

Goals and Objectives

  • Summarize the VA/DoD 2010 Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD related to Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Review the empirical evidence supporting Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Describe and demonstrate the clinical application of Cognitive Processing Therapy
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