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Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Individuals with Co-occurring Psychotic Disorders

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

Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Individuals with Co-occurring Psychotic Disorders

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

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Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Individuals with Co-occurring Psychotic Disorders Author(s):

Stephanie Sacks, PhD

Description

Individuals with psychotic-spectrum disorders experience traumatic events and suffer from PTSD at rates that are disproportionately larger than the general population and other clinical populations. However, there are many barriers that obstruct appropriate assessment of trauma exposure and PTSD and that keep clinicians from providing essential and effective treatment of PTSD in those with psychosis.

This PTSD 101 course provides a practical guide for overcoming those barriers. The author presents clinical tips for assessment of PTSD those with co-occurring psychosis. Strategies for collaborative treatment planning are included, as well as guidelines for delivering evidence-based treatments for PTSD with those with co-occurring psychosis.

  • Describe the relationship between trauma exposure, PTSD and psychosis.
  • Summarize empirical research related to treatment of PTSD in those with psychosis.
  • Assess PTSD in individuals with psychosis and engage in collaborative treatment planning.
  • Implement evidence-based treatments for PTSD with individuals with psychosis.

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