Trauma Informed Assessment

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$35.00 for 2 credits

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Description

Time after time, the question of trauma pops up in the Testing Psychologist Community on Facebook. How do I appropriately assess it? How do I separate it from other diagnoses? What does it really look like? If you’ve ever asked these questions, this course is for you.

In this two part course, The Testing Psychologist, Dr. Jeremy Sharp sits down with with Dr. Julia Strait about all things trauma. Including:

  • Acute trauma vs. developmental/complex trauma
  • “Concept creep” (i.e., can anything count as trauma?)
  • The pros and cons of the DSM-5 trauma conceptualization and diagnostic options
  • Interviewing for traumatic experiences
  • Measures to assess trauma
  • Differential diagnosis of trauma and other concerns like ADHD, ASD, and others
  • Feedback and report-writing with a trauma-informed lens

Interview Date: 1/2021.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, nurses.

This CE program is designated as intermediate.

Course Content designation: Testing/Assessment; Clinical

The author(s) of this course have no conflicts of interest to declare

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Julia Strait Part One
  • Audio Interview with Julia Strait Part Two
  • Transcript of Interview with Julia Strait - Part One
  • Transcript of Interview with Julia Strait - Part Two
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

About Dr. Julia Strait

Julia Strait, PhD specializes in treating young women with everyday stress, as well as more pervasive emotional difficulties related to depression, anxiety, and trauma. She is a Nationally Certified Trauma-Focused Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) Therapist and has specialized training in mindfulness-, self-compassion-, and acceptance-based therapy approaches for building awareness and understanding of difficult emotions and experiences. She also has expertise in psychological testing and assessment to help with diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

Dr. Strait earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas and her Master’s and PhD from the University of South Carolina. She did her postdoctoral training in Child Welfare and Trauma-Informed Care at the University of Tennessee Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody and has worked as a teacher, professor, researcher, and supervisor in schools, clinics, and universities across the Southeast United States.

In her free time, Dr. Strait loves listening to podcasts, being outside, eating queso, and doing yoga and Pilates. She has two awesome kids and a very cool dog, and she blogs for Psychology Today. You can also follow her on Instagram @drjuliatx.

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and which now has over 20 clinicians. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Masters and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Dr. Sharp specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He live in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

CE Approvals

At Health is an APA-Approved Sponsor At Health, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

At Health is an NBCC-Approved SponsorAt Health, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6949. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

NAADAC_logoAthealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.

At Health is an Approved Sponsor of the California Board of NursingAt Health, LLC is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 17059. California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, LLC, to fulfill their CE requirements.

At Health is an Approved Sponsor of the Texas State Board of ExaminersAt Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #7566.

At Health, LLC, Provider #1707, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credits. At Health, LLC, maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 6/3/2020-6/3/2023.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that  these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

Other jurisdictions may accept trainings offered by At Health, LLC for your continuing education requirements. Restrictions may apply. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.”

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Feb 8, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Compare acute trauma vs. developmental/complex trauma
  • Describe the components of complex trauma
  • List the pros and cons of the DSM-5 trauma conceptualization and diagnostic options
  • Demonstrate interviewing for traumatic experiences
  • Explain different measures to assess trauma
  • Illustrate differential diagnosis of trauma and other concerns like ADHD, ASD, and others
  • Evaluate feedback and report-writing with a trauma-focused lens

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