Course Code: REL-HHS-0-OTDAPP
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2020
Discuss the psychological nature of trauma and identify common trauma reactions.
Explain common symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder.
Describe what mental health professionals can do to minimize the effects of trauma.
Section 1: Introduction
A. Welcome to Section One
B. About This Course
C. Learning Objectives
D. Meet Olivia
F. Human Resilience
G. How Common Is PTSD?
H. Risk Factors
I. Traumatic Events
Section 2: Traumatic Disorders
A. Overview of PTSD
B. Initial Posttraumatic Reaction
D. Acute Stress Disorder
E. Adjustment Disorders
F. Common Symptoms of PTSD
H. PTSD Specifiers
I. Comorbid Disorders
J. PTSD Assessment
M. Self-Report Scales
N. Psychophysiological Assessment Techniques
O. Mamadou’s Memory
Section 3: Psychotherapy Treatments
A. Psychotherapy Treatments
C. Supportive Therapy
D. Family and Friends
E. Stress Inoculation Training (SIT)
F. The Second Phase
G. Exposure Techniques
H. Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
K. One-Session Cure
L. Empirical Studies
M. Group Treatments
N. Advantages and Disadvantages
O. Let’s Review
R. Tonisha’s Therapy
Section 4: Summary
B. Final Knowledge Check
Steve Jenkins, Ph.D.
Dr. Jenkins is a Counseling Psychologist, and a professor of psychology at Wagner College in New York. He teaches a variety of courses, including Health Psychology, Psychological Testing, Psychopathology, Sleep and Dreams, Principles of Counseling Psychology, and Positive Psychology. He also has extensive clinical experience, and has worked in prisons, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and college counseling centers providing individual and group psychotherapy, as well as psychoeducational workshops. He is an associate fellow of the Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and completed a year-long post-doctoral training at the institute. Dr. Jenkins scholarly works have been published in top psychological journals and edited books, and presented at national conferences.
Disclosure: Steve Jenkins, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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