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Cognitive Processing Therapy


Cognitive Processing Therapy

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Location: The NVC Memorial Hall
1212 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 322-1122
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From: December 11, 2018 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Scott Michael, Ph.D.

Details: Cognitive Processing Therapy has been shown to be one of the most effective treatments for PTSD. In the most recent VA/DoD clinical practice guidelines, CPT is cited as one of the first-line treatments for PTSD. In this session, Dr. Michael will explain the theory and practice of CPT. In the morning, Dr. Michael will explain the cognitive theory of PTSD. Then he will describe the elements of this treatment approach in depth. Additionally, Dr. Michael will speak specifically to the use of CPT with Veterans and share insights about Veteran-specific PTSD cognitions that often arise in Veteran-specific PTSD and ways to address those in treatment. This training is the first in a series of two. Advanced Training In Cognitive Therapy for Veteran-Specific PTSDwill be offered in January, 2019.

Objectives: 1) Participants will be able to describe the cognitive theory of PTSD; 2) Participants will be able to discuss how to use effective cognitive restructuring skills to address PTSD; 3) Participants will be able to recognize common cognitions in Veteran-specific PTSD and ways to restructure those.

Cost: None

Parking: Free

Lunch Options:

There are several restaurants within walking distance‚Äč

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.