Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three ways to identify how trauma can affect a client.
-Explain three manifestations of depression in conjunction with PTSD.
-Explain three ways for a client to better understand his or her emotions.
-Explain the three types of triggers.
-Explain four techniques that could help your client recall the trauma safely and accurately.
-Explain three aspects in addressing clients who are suffering from unresolved anger.
-Explain the three levels of victimization.
-Explain what is meant by the "dialectic of trauma".
-Explain what may be an "upside" to intrusions.
-Explain the five dears that interfere with intimacy in PTSD survivors.
-Explain how children cope differently with trauma.
-Explain how the avoidance symptoms of a parent with PTSD create a "shameful family secret".
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."