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Trauma Specific Services in Behavioral Health

Course #: 09-969

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

Course Description

This CE course for psychiatric technicians covers various treatment approaches designed specifically to treat trauma-related symptoms, trauma-related disorders, and specific disorders of traumatic stress and provides a brief overview of interventions that can be delivered immediately after a trauma, as well as trauma-specific interventions for use beyond the immediate crisis.  In addition, focus will be on integrated care that targets trauma-specific treatment for mental, substance use, and co-occurring disorders.

Course Objectives

  1. Discuss all of the factors that psychiatric technicians must consider when selecting appropriate treatment models for people with symptoms of trauma that co-occur with mental and substance use disorders.
  2. Explain when exposure therapy is recommended as a first-line treatment option.
  3. Define the goal of critical incident stress debriefing.
  4. Elucidate the technician's primary helping response of psychological first aid.

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