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Increase your effectiveness and positive outcomes when working with clients who have issues related to trauma and PTSD by implementing this affordable and easy-to-facilitate program.
CBT for PTSD is a research-driven approach for persons with trauma-related psychological symptoms, co-developed by the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center (PRC) and Hazelden Publishing, leaders in the field of evidence-based programs for co-occurring disorders. This robust program is built on scientific evidence, and designed to be delivered by real-world clinicians in real-world settings. The three main components in the program include:
- Mindful Relaxation
- Flexible Thinking
- Patient Education
Within each of the six core sessions and three optional ones, goals, timing for both individual and group sessions, and client handouts are included. Notes are provided throughout, providing tips and suggestions to maximize
effectiveness. Sessions include:
- Overview of CBT for PTSD in Addiction Treatment
- Mindful Relaxation
- ABCs of Emotions
- Flexible Thinking: ABCDEs of Emotions
- Patient Education about Trauma and PTSD
- Substance Use and Crisis Plan
- Identifying, Labeling, and Understanding Feelings
Background information on trauma, PTSD and CBT; practical considerations before and during the program; and additional resources to support your work are also included in the curriculum.
Also included is A Guide for Living with PTSD
video. Through compelling testimonials and guidance from researchers at both Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, this video educates clinicians, clients and their families on the history, epidemiology, challenges and treatment of trauma and PTSD.
Free online training with credits is available from the Department of Veteranís Affairs National Center for PTSD.
About the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Established in 1987, the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center (PRC)
conducts interdisciplinary research on services for individuals who have serious mental disorders. The PRC specializes in developing effective interventions under research conditions, then translating these interventions into actual mental health service practices and evaluating their effectiveness in routine practice settings.
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This program is also available in a convenient, online subscription.
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