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Gender and PTSD


Gender and PTSD

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From: May 29, 2020 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Matthew Jakupcak, Ph.D.

Details: Dr. Jakupcak will review gender differences in trauma exposure and PTSD in civilian and military populations. He will present theoretic models for understanding differences in trauma responses for men and women, including biological and sociocultural factors that likely inform the development of PTSD in men and women. Finally, Dr. Jakupcak facilitate discussions specific to gender dynamics that impact engagement in and response to psychotherapy interventions for PTSD. Participants will be encouraged to review their own practices within the context of gender dynamics. Clinical Case Examples will be used to illustrate assessment and clinical intervention strategies and audience participation in Open Discussions will be encouraged throughout the presentation.

Objectives: 1) Attendees will be able identify gender differences in trauma exposure and the development of PTSD 2) Attendees will be able to describe biological and sociocultural factors that likely inform gender differences in trauma exposure and the report and experience of PTSD 3) Attendees will be able to identify gender dynamics that may inform treatment engagement and treatment response when working with clients with PTSD 4) Attendees will be able to conceptualize their own practice patterns as they pertain to working with men and women with PTSD.

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.