VTSC Event - PTSD Basics: diagnosis, treatment, and client educaiton

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 01:00 to 04:00

PTSD Basics: diagnosis, treatment, and client education

From: May 5, 2017 at 1:00pm to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Sara Smucker Barnwell, Ph.D.

Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South 
Seattle, WA 98144 


How can I talk to my clients about PTSD? What types of therapies are best suited to treat PTSD? Do clients get better? This 3-hour workshop provides introductory guidance to clinicians diagnosing and treating clients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The workshop presenter will focus on diagnostic criteria, an overview of evidence-based treatment options, and how to educate clients regarding the diagnosis. Special emphasis is given to the treatment of military trauma.

From an interactive base, the presenter provides practical demonstrations of the objectives through the utilization of technological media within an interactive attendee-centered PowerPoint presentation style


Identify the 8 diagnostic criteria associated with PTSD in DSM 5
Identify 3 evidence based therapies demonstrated to treat PTSD.
Identify 3 resources in the community for active military and Veterans with PTSD.

Cost: Free!

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEUs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education Units. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.

To Register please visit: http://veteranstrainingsupportcenter.org/index.php/calendar_main/event_all/654/