Webinars

CPA24341 - Traumatic Stress and Marginalized Groups

Nov 18, 2015 12:00am ‐ Nov 18, 2015 12:00am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Description

With increasing frequency, professional counselors are needed to respond to communities that have experienced major traumatic events. Cirecie A. West-Olatunji, Ph.D., provides background information on the sociohistorical nature of trauma within socially and culturally marginalized communities and highlights evidence-based interventions that can be used to facilitate recovery and empowerment. Dr. West-Olatunji discusses traumatic stress and how it differs from posttraumatic stress disorder. She provides specific interventions that have proven effective in addressing traumatic stress due to social and cultural marginalization. Dr. West-Olatunji is an associate professor and director of the Center for Traumatic Stress Research at Xavier University of Louisiana, and she is a past president of the American Counseling Association.

  • Discuss traumatic stress and how it differs from posttraumatic stress¬† disorder.
  • Discuss the relationship between social marginalization and evidence of traumatic stress symptomology.
  • Provide specific interventions proven effective in addressing traumatic stress due to social and cultural marginalization.

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Credits

  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - Ohio Hours

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