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This training provides an overview of ethical considerations associated with the assessment and treatment of trauma and stressor-related disorders in adults. Multiple trauma-focused assessment tools and strategies will be presented, as well as diagnostic considerations and how to best formulate a treatment plan for traumatized clients.

Attendees will review relevant parts of the APA, NASW, and ACA ethics codes, and learn how to create client-centered treatment plans that address individuals’ specific trauma sequelae and symptom profiles.



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This training will provide participants clinical knowledge and tools to:

a). Name at least two validated trauma assessment tools, and describe at least one common ethical challenge encountered during the assessment of PTSD.

b). State one difference between PTSD and Other Trauma or Stressor Related Disorder.

c). Identify at least one ethical dilemma commonly encountered during PTSD treatment.


Target Audience:

The target audience for this event includes psychologists, social workers, counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.


Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

Material Author(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

Dr. Sweeton resides in the greater Kansas City area, where she owns a group private practice, Kansas City Mental Health Associates, and co-owns Mind Works Professional Education, Inc., a continuing education company. She formerly served as the President of the Oklahoma Psychological Association, and holds an adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She is a former President of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Dr. Sweeton offers psychological services services to clients in Oklahoma, Kansas, and internationally, and is a sought-after trauma and neuroscience expert who has trained more than 15,000 mental health professionals in all 50 US states and over 20 countries.

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