Counseling Skills for the Treatment of Complex Trauma

$30.00 | CE Hours:10.00 | Intermediate

CE Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of the psychological and neurobiological impact of complex trauma resulting from child sexual abuse, sexual violence, and domestic abuse. The course explores how practitioners can work more effectively with trauma, and offers techniques and skills which can easily be integrated into different therapeutic models.

*This course is NOT in any way endorsed or certified by the author of the book used for its creation.

Article Author: Christiane Sanderson
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1. Review the range of treatment interventions available to help survivors of child sexual abuse, sexual violence, and domestic abuse navigate the healing process

2. Describe the relationship between complex trauma, PTSD, dissociation, and attachment.

3. Explore the fundamental principles of working effectively with trauma survivors.

4. Outline specific skills to manage complex trauma symptoms and improve daily life.

5. Identify techniques to restore reality for trauma survivors, to prevent relapse, and to reconnect to self and others.

6. Explore the importance of counselor self-care to minimize vicarious or secondary trauma.

Date Added: 2013-12-31

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