Continuing Education Hours: 1.5 CEs for LPC, SW, LMFT, and Psychologists - NBCC Approved
Description: A plethora of research has focused on the impact that traumatic events have on an individual’s psychological health and how their lives have changed as a result of the event. This training addresses recent literature in this area, as well as how assessment tools can be utilized to determine which factors (if any) exist within the individual who experienced the trauma and the impact on the treating provider(s). Further, this training encourages participants to be cognizant of how certain phrases (i.e., things will get easier) may negatively impact individuals who have experienced a traumatic stressor.
- The learner will be able to define the term posttraumatic growth, and identify its etiology.
- The learner will gain a better understanding of appropriate assessment tools to utilize to determine if posttraumatic growth is present.
- The learner will be able to gain skills in how to better treat individuals who experience a traumatic loss.
- The learner will be able to identify how their own relationship with loss may impact others.