1034-17: Enhancing Trauma & PTSD Recovery: A Cognitive Processing Therapy Workshop for Military and Civilian Trauma

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1034-17: Enhancing Trauma & PTSD Recovery:  A Cognitive Processing Therapy Workshop for Military and Civilian Trauma

CPT is 12-session short-term, highly focused "Beckian" CBT model , prescriptive manualized therapy originally designed for victims of military trauma. Now being used in civilian settings for non-military traumatized populations, with efficacy. This workshop introduces PMHAPNs to CPT, working through sessions demonstrating a full dose of this effective evidence-based treatment.


Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  1 hour 39 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Outline two reasons to use CPT for trauma patients/populations.
  2. Practice Socratic dialogue with one another, eliciting the thought, emotion, action triad.
  3. Discuss three indicators of positive uptake across the flow of CPT sessions.

Keywords:  CBT, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Psychotherapy

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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