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Treating people who’ve gone through traumatic experiences can be a challenge. You may feel profound empathy, but without targeted skills your outcomes may be lackluster.
Confronting the avoidance that comes with trauma is a highly effective intervention with a solid research base. The benefits of CBT are powerful, both short-term and long-term. Learn the most advanced, specialized, and evidence-supported techniques for treating trauma.
This training will equip you with CBT tools that you can use immediately to help people with traumatic experiences. Build your confidence in helping people reduce avoidance, modify cognitive distortions, and expose themselves to feared thoughts and situations.
Transform your work by using proven CBT strategies. Arm yourself with tools that will dramatically improve the lives of the people you are treating in the aftermath of trauma. You will learn practical CBT interventions that work from assessment to aftercare.
Gain expertise in using the new DSM-5® for trauma-related diagnoses. Decide what screening and assessment tools are the best fit for your needs. Learn what works best for children and teens. Know how to approach people with substance use issues and trauma. Become an expert in ethical trauma care.
Gain skills and know that your ability to assess and treat trauma is based on powerful strategic interventions. Sharpen your treatment of trauma with proven approaches that have a solid track record of success. These takeaways will make you a strong and effective clinician with cutting-edge trauma treatment skills.
This course is available for 6.0 total CPDs.
The HPCSA has declared that any on-line courses CPD/CEU credited by a certified US board, is automatically CPD/CEU credited in South Africa.
As there are different boards for different disciplines, we at Acacia suggest that you use the Counselling CPD/CEU credits. These correspond to South African credits of one CPD/CEU per 60 minutes. If you choose to use your discipline's credits, please do so at your discretion.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.
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Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC, is a Diplomate with the Academy for Cognitive Therapy and is a practicing cognitive-behavioral therapist. She has maintained a private practice since 1990 and has worked in primary care settings, free clinics, and medication-assisted treatment programs. Martha is a Red Cross disaster mental health manager and has been on many national disaster deployments where she provides support to traumatized people. She is also involved with the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces to develop programs to support military and veteran families.
She has provided trainings in the United States and internationally on topics such as evidence-based treatments for trauma, DSM-5®, compassion fatigue, and behavioral treatment of chronic pain. A prolific writer, Martha has published over 175 articles in newspapers and magazines, including Psychotherapy Networker and Family Therapy Magazine. Martha is the co-author (with John Ludgate) of Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: A Practical Resilience Workbook (PESI, 2014) and (with Don Teater) Treating Chronic Pain: Pill-Free Approaches to Move People from Hurt to Hope (PESI, 2017).
Financial: Martha Teater maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Martha Teater is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Risk and resilience
The Three-Stage Consensus Model
Evidence-based CBT practices
Trauma and children
Substance use disorders and trauma
The ethical benefits of building trauma-informed organizations
Ethics in trauma work
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