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Two Day Workshop: Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, October 4-5, 2018
October 4, 2018 - October 5, 2018$160.00 – $385.00
Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD Workshop with Dr. Kathleen Chard
13 CEUs for Licensed Psychologists, 2 Full Days
Presenter: Kathleen M. Chard PhD
VA CPT Implementation Director,
Director, Trauma Recovery Center Cincinnati VA Medical Center,
Director, UC Health Stress Center,
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati
PLACE: Receptions, Inc. 10681 Loveland-Madeira Road, Loveland, OH 45140
(Easily accessible off I-275 @ Exit 52 Loveland/Indian Hill exit)
TIME: 8:00 to 8:30 am Registration;
8:30 am Workshop Begins;
4:15 pm Workshop Concludes
COST: $335 for CAPP members; $385 for non-members; $160 student rate. Lunch provided, and CPT workshop training manual is included! (These prices include a $35 expeditated shipping fee for materials for those registering after Sept 15. This is why the prices might be higher than those indicated in prior advertisements or notices.)
Dr. Chard will be presenting a two-day workshop on Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), a cognitive-behavioral treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). CPT was developed in the 1980s and has been shown to be effective in reducing PTSD symptoms related to a variety of traumatic events including child abuse, combat, rape and natural disasters. CPT is endorsed by the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense as well as the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies as a best practice for the treatment of PTSD. The purpose of this training is to provide participants with knowledge and skills to im- plement cognitive processing therapy (CPT), an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Attendance at both days is required for course credit. This workshop is a prerequisite for becoming a CPT
provider. For more information on becoming a CPT Provider, please visit the website:
The target audience for this training includes physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, psychologists, social workers and counselors. Specifically, we are targeting:
• Mental health clinicians who regularly provide psychotherapy to individuals with PTSD
• Clinicians who are enthusiastic about learning and implementing a cutting-edge therapy, such as CPT
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:
(1) Describe PTSD symptoms and theory underlying CPT;
(2) List pre-treatment issues and recommended assessment measures;
(3) Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to implement CPT an evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD;
(4) Describe the different formats of group CPT and when they would be appropriate.
Kathleen M. Chard, Ph.D. is the Director of Trauma Recovery Center at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the UC Health Stress Center at the University of Cincinnati. As the VA Cognitive Processing Therapy Implementation Director, Dr. Chard oversees the dissemination of CPT to VA and Department of Defense clinicians across the United States. She is the author of the CPT for Sexual Abuse treatment manual and is co-author of the Cognitive Processing Therapy: Military/Veteran manual. Dr. Chard is a past-Associate Editor of the Journal for Traumatic Stress and she is an active researcher. She has conducted several funded
studies on the treatment and etiology of PTSD and she currently is exploring the efficacy of CPT with veterans with PTSD and comorbid traumatic brain injury. Dr. Chard has over 50 research publications and 100 presentations at national and international conferences.
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Fees refunded in full if cancelled by the cancellation date. No refunds after September 15.
Lunch is provided and parking is free at this venue!
The deadline for registration is Oct 1. No registrations will be accepted after Oct 1. The cost of training materials (the CPT manual) is included in the workshop registration price. The workshop price increased (by $35) after Sept 15 to pay the cost of expedited shipping for materials.
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