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Title: Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with Dr Leah Giarratano
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop: Program Description This two-day program presents a highly practical and interactive workshop (case-based) for treating traumatised patients; the content is applicable to both adult and adolescent populations. Techniques are largely cognitive behavioural, evidence-based, and will be immediately useful and effective for your clinical practice. The program includes handouts and numerous case examples. The emphasis is upon imparting practical skills and up-to-date research in this area.
Course / Workshop Outline: Day one topics include: Treatment maps and planning strategies Psychoeducation and motivation tips Analysing and targeting dysfunctional behaviours (e.g., substance abuse, self-harm) Arousal reduction strategies (including breathing retraining, grounding and distraction tasks) An introduction to anger management Day Two topics include: Invivo exposure therapy (reducing avoidance behaviours) The fundamentals of exposure therapy for traumatic memories (prolonged imaginal exposure Cognitive challenging of negative self-statements related to the traumatic event Contraindications and complex case issues This program is suitable for psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, social workers, mental health nurses and counselling GPs.
Duration (hrs): 14
Course / Workshop content:
Start Date: 08/11/2012
Start Time 09:00:00
End Time 17:00:00
End Date: 09/11/2012

Presenter / Provider Details

Presenter / Provider: Dr Leah Giarratano
Qualifications: B.A. (Hons.), M.Psych., D.Psych.
Experience: Leah Giarratano is a doctoral level clinical psychologist who specialises in the assessment and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She has been presenting training programs in Australia since 1996 and in New Zealand since 2000. Leah is the author of six books covering the assessment and treatment of psychological trauma and in the application of CBT.

Venue Details

Address: To be advised
Address 2:
Suburb: Melbourne CBD
State: VIC
Postcode: 0
Website: http://www.talominbooks.com
Parking: Paid
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch

Registration Details

Registration process: Registration is online and payment options include: cheque, EFT, Visa and Master Card www.talominbooks.com
Cost ($): $600 or $660 or $720
Cost Description (if applicable): $600 Super Early Bird (paid 5 months prior) $660 Early Bird (paid 3 months prior) $720 (pay less than 3 months prior)
Contact Name: Joshua George
Contact Phone: (02) 9823 3374
Contact Email: mail@talominbooks.com

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