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Identifying and Treating Trauma

In this overview-oriented workshop, we will explore the signs and symptoms related to Post Traumatic Stress. We will discuss stigma and diagnosis, as well as brain function and chemistry, as they relate to trauma. We'll discuss the use of cutting edge treatment practices that are effective in treating trauma. We'll round out the discussion by exploring how these methods are used specifically with complex clinical compositions, prevention, screening, and treatment.

TARGET AUDIENCE: licensed social workers (beginner and intermediate levels of practice)

# of CE Contact Hours: 1

12:30pm-12:40pm- Stigma and Diagnosis
12:40pm-12:50pm- Effects of Trauma
12:50pm-1:00pm- Stress
1:00pm-1:10pm- Suicide
1:10pm-1:20pm- Treatment Techniques
1:20pm-1:30pm- Progressive Practices

COURSE FORMAT: live webinar

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:
-Describe 3 clinical trends related to trauma and recovery
-Describe at least two cutting edge treatment options that are effective in treating trauma
-Discuss relevant statistics related to trauma
-Implement the use of a detailed list of screening questions to aid in prevention (screening tool will be provided).
-Describe at least 3 symptoms related to trauma and how these symptoms inhibit functioning.

Apr 10, 2019 12:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

* Required information
Registration fee $15.00USD


Aynisa Leonardo, LCAT, ATR-BC
Director of Military Services @Long Island Center for Recovery
Aynisa Leonardo is a Licensed Clinical Art Therapist (LCAT, ATR-BC), who has been in the field of mental health services for 12 years. She is the Director of Military Services at Long Island Center for Recovery. Her prior experience includes working in inpatient, outpatient, and non-profit settings with clients experiencing posttraumatic stress, addiction, family conflict, and other mental health challenges. She has concentrated on advanced program development and clinical education, locally and nationally. She continues to provide evidence-based and interactive style presentations to hospitals, non-profits, and corporate agencies, in an effort to raise awareness of current trends and improve competency within the healthcare community.