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Group Treatment for PTSD



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

This section is for Researchers, Providers, and Helpers

Continuing Education

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

Group Treatment for PTSD

  • Date Created: 05/23/2012
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: Other Orgs
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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Group Treatment for PTSD Author(s):

Denise M. Sloan, PhD

Tracie Shea, PhD


VA/DoD PTSD Clinical Practice Guideline Series (2010)

This presentation describes the clinical application of group therapy for PTSD and carefully evaluates the research support for group therapy.

The authors also review the recommendations provided by the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD regarding the use of group therapy for PTSD.

Goals and Objectives

  • Describe group therapy for PTSD
  • Describe the important methodological factors to consider when evaluating clinical trial research on group treatment for PTSD
  • Evaluate the available research for group treatment
  • Review the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for group treatment for PTSD
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