Treating trauma during COVID-19: Factors for adapting treatment to telehealth

This is the second in a series of two live, interactive webinar presentations (90 minutes each) which will focus on how best to deliver treatment of PTSD and trauma during the COVID-19 pandemic. Designed for intermediate practitioners, this presentation will focus on differences in treatment approach for PTSD between in-person and telehealth delivery, address assessment and treatment concerns related to symptom changes associated with environmental stressors (including COVID-19), and consider the impact on treatment as quarantine and stay-at-home orders are relaxed. Ample time will be allotte...Read mored at the end of the presentation to address audience questions. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least three advantages to telehealth delivery of PTSD treatment.
  • Describe two ways to manage the needs of patients with various comorbid psychiatric disorders while implementing prolonged exposure (PE) via telehealth.
  • Explain one inter- and one intra-state stressor that drives changes in treatment of PTSD due to implementation and relaxation of stay-at-home/quarantine orders in response to COVID-19.

Learning Levels

  • Intermediate

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Webinar

01:00 PM EDT - 02:30 PM EDT

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CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
Rogers Behavioral Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health designates this live seminar for 1.5 continuing education credits; no partial credits will be awarded.
Association of Social Work Boards
Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health, provider number 1101, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory board have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this course. Approval period: October 19, 2017 – October 19, 2020. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.
National Board for Certified Counselors
Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6192. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 1.5 instructional clock hours will be awarded.
Other Professionals
Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health will issue a certificate of attendance commensurate with the extent of your participation in this activity.

CE Process Info

A Contuing Education Certificate for this program will be obtained usingthe website CE Go. After the event, you will receive an email with a link to CE Go. This link will be emailed to the account you used to register for this event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Complete the mandatory evaluation form
  • Download your CE Certificate in PDF form

Please Note: To receive CE credit, you must be logged into the webinar for the entire program; partial credit is not available.


AGENDA

1 pm ET Welcome and speaker introductions

1:05 pm Evidence-based PTSD treatment via telehealth

                     • Feasibility and effectiveness

                     • Dropout, compliance, patient preferences

                     • Prolonged exposure in person vs. telehealth

1:25 pm PTSD and co-occurring disorders

                     • Increased severity of PTSD transdiagnostic symptoms in response to COVID-19 concerns

                     • Normalizing concerns and reactions while setting expectations for symptom improvement in response to PE

                     • Managing co-occurring disorders and life stressors throughout PE treatment 

1:50 pm Virtual PE for PTSD context and clinical considerations

                     • Conducting virtual imaginal exposures

                     • In vivo exposures during social distancing with special attention to safety behaviors

                     • Pros and cons of both current telehealth and future return to the clinic

2:15 pm Moderated Q&A

2:30 pm Where to get additional information on this topic


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