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Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD w/ Dr. Kate Chard - Loveland
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When: Thursday, October 4, 2018
8:30 AM
Where: United States

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Speaker: Kathleen M. Chard, Ph.D. Dr. Chard will be presenting a two-day workshop on Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), a cognitive-behavioral treatment for Posttraumat-ic Stress Disorder (PTSD). CPT was developed in the late 1980s and has been shown to be effective in reducing PTSD symptoms related to a variety of traumatic events including child abuse, combat, rape and natural disasters. CPT is endorsed by the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, as well as the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, as a best practice for the treatment of PTSD. This two-day workshop will include information on the background and research on CPT. This workshop is a prerequisite to becoming a CPT Provider. For more information on becoming a CPT Provider, please visit the website: www.CPTforPTSD.com Kathleen M. Chard, Ph.D. is the Director of Trauma Recovery Center at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the UC Health Stress Center at the University of Cincinnati. As the VA Cognitive Processing Therapy Implementation Director, Dr. Chard oversees the dissemination of CPT to VA and Department of Defense clinicians across the United States. She is the author of the CPT for Sexual Abuse treatment manual and is co-author of the Cognitive Processing Therapy: Military/Veteran manual. Dr. Chard is a past-Associate Editor of the Journal for Traumatic Stress and she is an active researcher. She has conducted several funded studies on the treatment and etiology of PTSD and she currently is exploring the efficacy of CPT with veterans with PTSD and comorbid traumatic brain injury. Dr. Chard has over 50 research publications and 100 presentations at national and international conferences. The purpose of this training is to provide participants with knowledge and skills to implement cognitive processing therapy (CPT), an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Attendance at both days is required for course credit. This workshop is a prerequisite to becoming a CPT Provider. For more information on becoming a CPT Provider, please visit the website: CPTforPTSD.com.

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Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology

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(513) 779-2181

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Receptions - Loveland

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10681 Loveland-Madeira Road

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