The objective of this course is
to provide the mental health clinician
with a comprehensive introductory overview
of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
and its treatment.


When the trainee completes this course,
he/she will:

1. Comprehend the causes and symptoms
2. Understand the manifestations
of PTSD in children
3. Identify the most commonly utilized
treatment approaches for responding to PTSD
4. Comprehend the uses of Critical
Incident Stress Management as a preventive
approach for PTSD
5. Understand the uses and limitations
for psychotropic medication approaches to PTSD
6. Comprehend common barrier to treatment
for PTSD

This course is primarily designed for clinicians
in the earlier stages of their career,
or for more advanced clinicians reviewing
basic concepts in this area.

This course was written by Dr. Michelle Lind,
a licensed Social Worker with almost 2 decades
of experience providing clinical services
as Social Worker and Sexual Assault Specialist
to military personnel and their families.
She is currently working as a special
court appointed advocate and is
on the faculty at Axia University
of the University of Phoenix.

Approvals: has been approved by NBCC as
an Approved Continuing Education Provider,
ACEP No. 6071.

Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit
are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects
of the programs.

As noted on the NBCC web site, "most professional counselor
state licensure boards readily accept NBCC credit
for licensure renewal.", Inc., provider #1104, is approved
to offer social work continuing education by the Association
of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through
the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.

Organizations, not individual courses,
are approved as ACE providers.

State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority
to determine whether an individual course may be accepted
for continuing education credit., Inc. maintains responsibility for this course.

ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2023 to 11/15/2026.

Social workers participating in this course will receive;
3 clinical continuing education clock hours.

With the notable exception of New York and New Jersey,
ASWB approval is accepted for licensed social workers.

This course is approved for 3 contact hours