Trauma and PTSD
Trauma is the experience of severe psychological distress following any dreadful or life-threatening event. Trauma affects people in various ways and at times can lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Trauma can be as substantial as a car accident, the death of a loved one, or as significant as abuse and neglect. A clinician’s understanding of the impact of trauma can be vital and sometimes determines the success of working with clients. Here, this presentation will serve as a vehicle to equip the practitioner
who in turn will empower their clients.
- Learn what constitutes trauma and the demographic that it affects.
- Identify the more recognizable types of trauma, i.e. Acute, Chronic, and Complex as well as more obscure types including Historical, Intergenerational, and Vicarious trauma.
- Discuss the modifications that the brain and body undergo as a result of trauma.
- Assess the symptomology of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder according to the DSM V.
- Demonstrate assessment tools and techniques to effectively treat PTSD.
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level Beginner to intermediate
- Language English
- Students 8
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes