National Association of Social Workers

2019 NASW Virtual Forum | June 19-20, 2019

Breakout Session: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) - A New Chapter

June 19, 2019 - 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. EDT

Mary C. Ray, LCSW, ACSW, SEP
Private Practice, Alexandria, VA

PTSD has often been referred to as the new public health crisis. As social workers, we are likely to encounter clients with PTSD in all areas of practice. This course provides a practical overview of the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, risk factors, and evidence-based treatments for PTSD, as well as the importance of screening for PTSD and monitoring of symptom change and treatment outcomes.

Learning Objectives

    • Understand PTSD changes DSM IV to DSM V
    • Be able to name contributing factors to PTSD
    • Hear best practice when it comes to screening for PTSD

    Please note: Case examples were fabricated for the purposes of clinical instruction for this presentation, any similarity to actual clients is accidental.

    Understanding PTSD Livestream
    06/19/2019 at 1:45 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
    06/19/2019 at 1:45 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
    6 Questions
    Continuing Education Certificate
    1.00 Clinical credit  |  Certificate available
    1.00 Clinical credit  |  Certificate available