Facilitator: Vivien Lee, PhD., C.Psych.
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
In light of public health information on COVID-19, this event has been postponed until further notice. All trainees currently registered for this event will be contacted via email with more details. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work to keep our trainees, facilitators, visitors and staff safe.
This training is suitable for: Mental health professionals, medical professionals and direct service workers.
Individual Module Pre-requisite: CBT Treatment for Anxiety
Description: Exposure to trauma can result in significant difficulties including our emotional, cognitive and physiological responses. This workshop will help participants to understand the development and maintenance of PTSD and how trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy including prolonged exposure and cognitive restructuring can address these underlying processes and help to improve clients' PTSD symptoms and functioning.
• Understand the physiological, emotional and cognitive components of the trauma response and how they contribute to the development and maintenance of trauma symptoms.
• Understand the rationale for and mechanisms underlying exposure-based therapy in treating PTSD symptoms.
• To apply CBT skills to help clients to challenge unhelpful thinking styles, particularly with common themes after trauma including loss of control, powerlessness, and helplessness.
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In this 5-module certificate program, you must complete all 5 modules within one year of starting the program to obtain the certificate. Please note: The individual modules can be taken separately but you will not receive the certificate.