Online Course » Psychophysiology: Mind-Body Strategies for PTSD

Course Description:

Dr Zucker argues for a view of PTSD which emphasizes the somatic perspective, clearly demonstrating a neurobiological pathway and describing a range of psychophysiologically oriented treatments. The course also addresses: - Assessing and working with hyperarousal symptoms - Role of biofeedback in self-management - Practical suggestions and psychophysiological techniques
Course Objective:

Participants will be able to explain the biological bases of PTSD symptoms. This will include history, symptomology, etiology, risk factors, and epidemiology.

Participants will be able to describe the pathophysiological alterations that correlate with PTSD symptoms and its comorbidities

Participants will be able to describe the use of psychophysiological strategies for PTSD, which may enable therapists to more effectively manage and reduce their patients’ symptoms.

Participants will be able to explain the significance of Heart Rate Variability and its role in a biofeedback-oriented treatment program
Intended Audience:

Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Credits:
1.50
Hours:
1.50
Certificates:
American Psychological Association (APA) - view details
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details

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