This session runs from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
About This Course
This workshop will provide intensive instruction in DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for PTSD for children and adolescents ages 8 and up , including introducing the Child Posttraumatic Stress Scale for DSM-5 (Interview version – CPSSI-5) as well as Child Posttraumatic Stress Scale for DSM-5 (Self-Report version – CPSS-SR-5), a self-report measure of PTSD symptoms. Administration of the CPSSI-5 and CPSS-SR-5 will be covered in detail and participants will rate a sample CPSSI-5 and discuss the scoring rationale for the sample administration. Participants will also be introduced to Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Adolescents with PTSD, an evidence-based treatment for PTSD that is effective, flexible, and a best practice recommendation
By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Define trauma and review DSM-5 criteria for PTSD
- Discuss other considerations in making diagnosis (cultural factors, differential diagnosis)
- Review comorbidity, prevalence, course, and prognosis of PTSD
- Discuss risk factors for development of PTSD
- Define assessment reliability and validity and discuss recommendations for PTSD assessment method and structure
- Discuss administration and scoring conventions of the CPSS-SR-5 and CPSSI-5
- Rate a sample CPSSI-5
- Review emotional processing theory and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Adolescents with PTSD
This training is for Clinicians working with children and adolescents ages 8 and up who have been exposed to trauma.
Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits