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.
- 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.