This session runs from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Regiatration begins at 8:00 AM.
LOCATION: BHTEN training is held on the 7th floor of 520 N. Delaware Ave, at the corner of Spring Garden and Delaware. The entrance is on Spring Garden St.
About This Course
This workshop will provide intensive instruction in DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for PTSD, including introducing the Posttraumatic Stress Scale for DSM-5 (Interview version – PSSI-5) as well as PTSD Diagnostic Scale for DSM-5 (PDS-5), a self-report measure of PTSD symptoms. Administration of the PSSI-5 and PDS-5 will be covered in detail and participants will rate a sample PSSI-5 and discuss the scoring rationale for the sample administration. Participants will also be introduced to Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD, an evidence-based treatment for PTSD that is effective, flexible, and a best practice recommendation.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Define trauma and review DSM-5 criteria for PTSD
- Discuss other considerations in making diagnosis (cultural factors, differential diagnosis)
- Review comorbidity, prevalence, course, and prognosis of PTSD
- Discuss risk factors for development of PTSD
- Define assessment reliability and validity and discuss recommendations for PTSD assessment method and structure
- Discuss administration and scoring conventions of the PDS-5 and PSSI-5
- Rate a sample PSSI-5
- Review emotional processing theory and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD
Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits