Prolonged Exposure

Training Description

This workshop is designed to teach participants Prolonged Exposure (PE), an evidenced based treatment for Veterans with PTSD. Prolonged Exposure is a gold standard treatment for Veterans with PTSD. The theory underlying PE suggests that avoidance prevents individuals from overcoming trauma while exposures help to reduce anxiety and overall PTSD symptoms. Material covered will include theoretical background and a review of session-by-session content. There will be both didactic and experiential components so that participants can practice the essential components of PE. Given this workshop is based on a manualized treatment, participants are encouraged to purchase copies of the manual prior to attending. This will ensure participants get the most out of their training experience.

Length of Training
6 hours
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Objectives of Training
Understand background/theory behind PE
Learn special considerations for providing PE
Be exposed to session by session content and associated practice assignments
Engage in experiential practice to reinforce learning
Please describe how it relates or focuses on veterans

PTSD is a common problem among Veterans and Prolonged Exposure is one of the gold standard treatments for Veterans with PTSD.

Training Platform
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