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Activity Steps


This course discusses various types of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapies and medications used as first-line treatments, as well as other medications and supplemental therapies used to augment treatment or help manage specific symptoms.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the three main types of psychotherapies used to treat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  2. Identify the medications most commonly prescribed to treat PTSD, along with the actions and potential adverse effects of each.
  3. Explain the role of patient education in the management of PTSD.
Price: $12.95


  • NASW 1.0 CH

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886708055-8034) for 1 continuing education contact hour.

Professions: Social Worker
Test Code: CCA00195SW
Published: March 2022
Expires: 3/31/2023
Required Passing Score: 12/15 (80%)
Authors: Katie Dabrow, LCSW; Sherry Ratajczak, MSN, RN, CRNP