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Trauma Treatment Training: How to use Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy to treat PTSD

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September 26, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


NYU Palladium Hall
140 East 14th Street
New York, NY 10003

OVERVIEW

Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder cause debilitating and impairing symptoms in multiple domains of life. Work, relationships and general well-being can be extremely impaired and effective clinical treatments are clearly needed. Clients often describe feeling stuck in their past experiences and as a result struggle with everyday life. Join us for this one-day seminar and learn the basics of PTSD and how to apply PE and CPT to treat this debilitating disorder. Attendees will gain skills to help their clients get unstuck and live better, more fulfilling lives.

Learning Objectives:
 
Participants will: 
  • Develop knowledge about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the need for evidenced based treatments
  • Be able to identify the differences between Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy and Cognitive Process Therapy (CPT) for PTSD
  • Learn the basics of using PE to treat PTSD
  • Learn the basics of using CPT to treat PTSD

Program Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.
8:00 - 8:10 am Check In
8:10 - 9:00 am Introduction to Trauma and PTSD
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Assessment and Diagnosis
-Need for treatment
-Treatment targets
9:00 - 9:45 am Introduction to PTSD treatment using Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE)
9:45 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:30 am Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) for PTSD
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
12:30 - 2:15 pm

Complete Prolonged Exposure

Begin Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD

2:15 - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 - 3:50 pm Complete Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD
3:50 - 4:00 pm Wrap Up and Summary

Presenter

Schmidt

Andrew B. Schmidt, PhD, LCSW-R
Licensed Psychotherapist
Private Practice, Midtown Manhattan
Director, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Program at New York University
Adjunct Lecturer, DSW Program, New York University

Andrew B. Schmidt, PhD, LCSW-R earned his PhD in Social Welfare from Hunter College and his Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University. Dr. Schmidt is a licensed psychotherapist in New York City and maintains a private practice in midtown Manhattan treating a large variety of disorders including Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders (OCD, Trichotillomania, Excoriation), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety and Depression. Dr. Schmidt specializes in treatment using evidence-based practices (including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Habit Reversal). He worked as a Research Scientist and Psychotherapist at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University Medical Center for over 15 years and is now the Director of the post-graduate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Program at NYU. Dr. Schmidt also teaches evidenced based practices at NYU.

Attendance Fees

General Admission: $200.00
NYU Faculty & Staff: $150.00
NYU Silver Alumni (Graduate and Undergraduate degrees): $150.00
NYU Silver Post-Masters Certificate Program Alumni: $187.20
NYU Silver Current Field Instructors: $150.00
NYU Silver Retired Full Time Faculty: $150.00
NYU Silver Current Students: $100.00
Non-NYU Silver Current MSW and PhD Students: $133.33
3+ from one agency: $150.00/each
Veterans: $100.00

Registration

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Continuing Education Contact Hours

NYSED & ACE Approved for 7 Continuing Education contact hours.


SOCIAL WORK
New York University Silver School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers {#SW-0012}.
 
NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1415 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. NYU Silver School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/16 - 11/11/19. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 7 continuing education clock hours.
 
MENTAL HEALTH
New York University Silver School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors {#MHC-0083}.
 
For Mental Health Practitioners: Please check with your state, if you are not licensed in New York, to determine if these credits will be accepted for licensing renewal.

Cancellations and Refunds

In the event that after registering, you determine that you can no longer attend this event, The Office of Global and Lifelong Learning offers refunds on the following basis:
 

Refund requests made on or before September 18 (by midnight): full refund
Refund requests made on or before September 21 (by midnight): 50% refund
Refund requests made on or after September 25: no refund

In the instance of event cancellation, all registrants will be fully reimbursed.

If you can no longer attend this event and wish to be reimbursed, please complete the form located here.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS & GRIEVANCE POLICY

Special Accommodations:
Students requiring accommodations have the opportunity to make these known upon registering or by writing to silver.continuingeducation@nyu.edu.

Addressing Grievances:
For information on our Grievance Policy, please click here. If you have questions or concerns contact (212) 998-9099.

Contact Us

NYU Silver School of Social Work
Office of Global and Lifelong Learning
1 Washington Square North, G08
New York, NY 10003
Email: silver.continuingeducation@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-5973
Fax: 212-995-4497