Course Details

Course TitlePosttraumatic Stress Disorder in United States Corrections Professionals
Date Varies
ProviderCE Learning Systems
Phone1-877-248-6789
EmailCE-credit.com
Website https://secure.ce-credit.com/courses/
LocationSan Rafael - online
Credit Hours2
Instructor(s)Caterina G. Spinaris, Ph.D., Michael Denhof, Ph.D., & Julie Kellaway, Ph.D.
Method of InstructionOnline
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus Correctional Officers & PTSD - November 22nd, 2017 (2 hours).pdf


Course Description

Treatment and Factors relating to PTSD and Correctional Officers in the United States


Course Objectives

<ol style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2.5em; padding: 0px; color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px;">Describe the factors that contribute to potential posttraumatic stress disorder among corrections professionals.</p></li><li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px;">Describe the prevalence of PTSD among corrections professionals in comparison to the general population and other high-risk professions.</p></li><li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px;">Describe the results and implications of this research, including analysis of PTSD rates; experiences with situations involving violence, injury or death (VID); VID-related emotion/feeling states experienced; psychological health measures, impact on functioning, life satisfaction, and health and functioning measures; and positive coping measures.</p></li></ol>