PTSD 202: Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR)-PTSD is one of the major disorders seen in Veterans; however, there is a disparity in respect to awareness of effective evidence-based treatments among mental health providers. This course provides mental
health providers with training in STAIR, a treatment that has been shown to be successful in reducing PTSD symptoms as well as improving emotion regulation and interpersonal problems. STAIR is an evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy for individuals suffering from PTSD and complex forms of PTSD related to chronic interpersonal violence that emphasizes treatment goals and interventions to match identified needs related to improving day-to-day functioning
while focusing on individual responsiveness and engagement throughout the treatment.
1. describe the STAIR Treatment process;
2. discuss emotions, emotion regulation and trauma impact in relation to
3. summarize methods to develop emotion regulation skills;
4. explain distress tolerance;
5. define interpersonal schemas and relationship patterns;
6. discuss the application of alternative adaptive schemas;
7. describe the effects of abuse and assault of experience of agency and assertiveness; and
8. summarize interpersonal expectations and actions within a social context.
5.0 Free CEUs for Social Workers
This course also offers Free CEUs for Nurses, Physicians, PAs, and Pharmacists