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Establishing a trusting, therapeutic relationship with clients who have suffered mental trauma is the most important first step to a meaningful and successful treatment plan. No matter where you practice, you are bound to encounter a client who has suffered mental trauma. This mental trauma can lead to additional mental health disorders that increase the client’s complexity, making these clients very difficult to treat. This program will provide you with the insight and the proper skills to interact and manage clients who present with the most challenging mental conditions related to trauma including PTSD, TBI, personality disorders, panic disorder, and chronic pain.
Who Should Attend? Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in all areas of clinical practice including Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Registered Nurses and Other Health Sciences Professionals with an interest in caring for mental illness.
- Building a Trusting Client Relationship
- PTSD: Approaching the Evidence
- Personality Disorders: What does trauma have to do with it?
- Panic Disorders: A Different Approach
- Traumatic Brain Injury: Treatment Challenges
- Managing Chronic Pain Related to Trauma
“I really liked Brooks as a presenter because it was clear that she was very steeped in the subject matter and she had great experience with these illnesses in real life with real people and situations. She gained my trust very quickly in terms of listening to her discussion and taking in the tips and thoughts that she gave us.”
“Very informative and knowledgeable.”
Registration includes: Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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