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Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD

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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 for PTSD

  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD


This course refers to information published in the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD. Although a new course based upon the 2017 revision of the Guideline will be created in the future, this course remains on our website because it continues to provide relevant and useful facts about PTSD treatment.

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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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
(802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health