This activity is approved for 1.50 STC credit hours.
This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Overview of PTSD A. Meet Jose B. PTSD Defined C. How Common Is PTSD? D. PTSD and Corrections E. Review F. Summary Section 3: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Triggers A. Important Note B. Risk and Protective Factors C. Identifying Risk and Protective Factors D. Case Scenario Revisited E. Symptoms of PTSD F. Triggers within the Correctional Environment G. Reactions to PTSD Vary H. Review I. Summary Section 4: The Role of the Corrections Professional A. Strategies for Responding and Supervising B. Refer for Assessment and Treatment C. Understand Treatment Interventions: D. Use Trauma-Informed Approaches E. Review F. Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations! E. Exam: F. Brain Sparks
Expert Reviewer: Malinda Lamb
Ms. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. Ms. Cobb has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She has held a variety of positions in the criminal and juvenile justice systems including a Supervisor in a high security facility for female juveniles; a Court Designated Worker/Juvenile Probation Officer; Facilitator for a parent/teen Nurturing Program; and a Program Coordinator for a juvenile drug and alcohol prevention program. For the past 18 years, Mrs. Cobb has worked in a research, training, and technical assistance capacity. She has was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers.Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Malinda Lamb received her PhD in Social Work from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 2005, with the emphasis in mental health. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP), an International Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IAADC) and a Sex Offender Treatment Professional (SOTPI). She has worked in a variety of settings in the Midwest including a forensic psychiatric hospital, county jail and community based corrections judicial district. She has provided direct clinical care and treatment to individuals with mental health, substance use and/or sexually based offenses, however she is now in more of an administrative/oversight capacity. Disclosure: Malinda Lamb has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.