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Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss: The 10 Core Competencies for Evidence-Based Practice

About the Course

Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss provides a holistic and systemic path of understanding traumatic stress. The book charts the most effective treatments outlined in the 10 core trauma competencies. Trauma experts, J. Eric Gentry and Mike Dubi, bring 70+ years of clinical trauma experience, providing best-practice, evidence-based clinical interventions and techniques.

This course is based on the book, Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss: The 10 Core Competencies for Evidence-Based Practice created by Mike Dubi, EdD, LMHC, NCC, et al. in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017, First Edition

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Mike Dubi, EdD, LMHC, NCC

Mike Dubi, EdD, LMHC, NCC, is an international speaker and recognized expert on traumatic stress, with a career in psychotherapy spanning 45 years. He is also a co-founder of the International Association of Trauma Professionals, and serves as president.

Patrick Powell, EdD, LMHC, LPC, NCC

Patrick Powell, EdD, LMHC, LPC, NCC, teaches mental health counseling and counselor education at Argosy University. In addition to teaching, he is a researcher and mental health practitioner.

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, is an internationally recognized leader in the study, training, and treatment of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. He has trained thousands of professionals to more effectively treat traumatic stress.

Course Creator

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D., PMH-C, CPLC

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Reno, NV. She opened a private practice after 10 years of conducting home-based assessment and therapy with the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System. Dr. Mosco’s clinical interests include maternal mental health, older adults, and third wave cognitive behavioral therapies.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. List the active ingredients to effective treatment for PTSD.
  2. Describe the distinct functions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.
  3. Recognize how the development and treatment of PTSD are related to the two types of memory.
  4. Recognize the DSM-5 criteria for PTSD and list the most widely used assessment tools.
  5. Discuss the rationale for establishing "good enough" safety and stabilization, and list several self-regulation techniques.
  6. List several therapeutic methods to desensitize and process trauma.
  7. Summarize the major components of IATP Narrative Exposure Therapy.

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Planners and Reviewers

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Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 102674
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