Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Adults | Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis
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Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Adults

This certificate program will prepare professionals with evidence-based competencies in engaging, assessing and intervening with adults presenting with post-traumatic stress disorder.

A case-based approach will deepen your knowledge and ability to help adults experiencing PTSD as a result of:

  • Sexual trauma
  • Combat trauma
  • Physical or emotional abuse during childhood

Course content includes Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy, as well as how to address common co-morbidities such as substance use disorder and other mental health diagnoses.

The program’s phase-based approach provides tools for how to conceptualize, prioritize, and address complex trauma. The focus includes helping clients with affect regulation and distress tolerance.

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