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Continuing Education

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

PTSD Overview

  • Time to Complete: 45 minutes
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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PTSD Overview

Description

The course PTSD Overview answers essential questions about PTSD. The author outlines the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, explains who is most at risk for developing PTSD, and describes the most effective treatments.

This interactive course includes video clips of Veterans describing their PTSD symptoms and clinicians explaining Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).

Goals and Objectives

  • Describe the diagnostic criteria for PTSD
  • Describe risk factors for PTSD
  • Describe effective treatments for PTSD

Get help for PTSD

If you need help right away:

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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
(802) 296-6300
ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health