Introduction to PTSD for Clinicians
This Course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding and treating PTSD. Dr. Preston, a Neuro Psychologist , outlines prevalence, risk and resilience factors; then describes research findings regarding the underlying neurobiology as well as validated treatment strategies.
The focus is on processing of traumatic experiences
Practical Treatment Strategies for Combat Operational Stress and PTSD
The course focuses on Clinical Presentation and Treatment of Moderate and Acute COS and Comorbidities in treating complex COS/PCS cases.
The course also reviews the strengths and limitations of specific assessment instruments, and key diagnostice questions for understanding neurological involvement in the cases of acute PTSD Finally,
Current Practice in Treating mTBI/TBI
This class discusses current treatment plans for concussive injuries associated with military combat; and treatment of mTBI in the context of comorbid conditions, including PTSD, pain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse
Introduction to Veterans Benefits for Clinicians
The Course clarifies the legal and administrative environment which clinicians must understand in order to work effectively with returning Veterans.
It focuses on treatment reporting requirements, confidentiality of clinical notes and records, and questions of operational readiness -- three important areas in which specific obligations
Psychophysiology: Mind-Body Strategies for PTSD
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 ps