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Post Traumatic Growth

Post Traumatic Growth



From: May 22, 2020 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

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

Details: Posttraumatic Growth Workshop for Mental Health Professionals (6 CE Hours) 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 will assist mental health professionals in identifying key elements of PTG and facilitating PTG growth with clients. This workshop is designed to help you: Comprehend the key elements of posttraumatic growth Identify concepts and processes to assist clients in recognizing posttraumatic growth and how to recognize and facilitate posttraumatic growth (PTG) with clients. Recognize how posttraumatic growth can stem from trauma/posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Gain knowledge about the latest research regarding PTG and how that information is helpful in assisting clients.

Objectives: Participants will gain knowledge of: Trauma, psychological distress and other factors involved in the development of PTSD The history of the field of Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) Assumptive World, Deliberate Rumination, Accommodation and other key PTG concepts and processes The importance of support, disclosure, and affect regulation with PTG The role of the therapist in PTG and the concept of Expert Companion The biology of trauma and how it relates to both PTSD and PTG Areas of growth as it relates to PTG How to recognize posttraumatic growth and the role a narrative can play in facilitating posttraumatic growth with clients Phases of PTG and the developing model for PTG How to apply knowledge you gained during workshop with your clients

Cost: FREE

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.