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Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) for Mental Health Professionals

Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) for Mental Health Professionals


Location: Georgetown Campus, South Seattle College
Gene J. Colin Education Hall Bldg C.
6737 Corson Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
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From: October 31, 2019 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Keith Meyer, MS, LMHC; Trainer and PTG Advisory Committee Member

Details: A growing body of research shows that the negative effects of trauma can be transformed into opportunities for growth and a deeper sense of purpose. Assisting clients in moving beyond posttraumatic stress to posttraumatic growth is possible. This training is interactive in style. It will include lecture, questions and answers, and group discussions. It will give case examples and use vignettes to assist the participants in understanding PTG. Six (6) Continuing Education units for attending.

Objectives: This training will provide health professionals with: 1. a greater understanding of the key elements of posttraumatic growth (PTG). 2. specific techniques to use in recognizing posttraumatic growth and using those techniques to facilitate posttraumatic growth with their clients. 3. a greater understanding of how posttraumatic growth can stem from posttraumatic stress disorder. 4. knowledge about the latest research in posttraumatic growth and how that information is useful in assisting their clients.

Cost: None

Parking: $3/day on campus (pay at the Kiosk in front of the Colin Education Hall)

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.