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4-Day Intensive Workshop in Prolonged Exposure for PTSD - Feb. 13-16, 2020 - Edmonton, AB

The Centre for Posttraumatic Stress & Anxiety Treatment is pleased to announce a four-day intensive training workshop in Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Topics covered:

• Assessment, diagnosis and psychopathology of PTSD;

• Empirically-supported psychotherapeutic treatments for chronic PTSD and their comparative efficacy;

• Emotional Processing Theory and its relation to PE;

• Implementation of the components of PE, including psychoeducation, breathing retraining, in vivo exposure to trauma reminders, imaginal exposure to trauma memories, and processing of exposures;

• Identification and management of obstacles to effective emotional processing, including avoidance, over-engagement, and under-engagement;

Video vignettes will illustrate the various components of PE, and participants will have an opportunity to practice selected interventions in pairs during break-out sessions.

Intended audience:
Licensed mental health professionals or those working under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional. Previous training and experience with cognitive-behavioural therapy is advised.

Dates:  February 13-16, 2020

Times:  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (breakfast & sign-in 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.)

Cost:     $1,200.00 plus G.S.T.

Cost includes the Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD Therapist Guide and Workbook, hard copies of workshop slides and assessment materials, and a certificate of completion from the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania. A light continental breakfast and morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided each day.

Location:

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

Productivity and Innovation Centre, Room PIC 234

10210 Princess Elizabeth Ave NW,

Edmonton, AB  T5G 0Y2

 

Registration:    Online at www.cpsat.ca
Deadline February 1, 2020
Space is limited to 32 participants

Cancellation:    Fees are fully refundable (less an administration charge of $50 plus G.S.T.) for
cancellation requests received prior to February 1, 2020.

Information:     www.cpsat.ca
training@cpsat.ca
780. 800. 5585

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