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May/June 2020 The Therapist in Professional Exchange

Learning Objectives:

1. Define the concept of “post-traumatic growth” and review the literature and relate it to cancer recovery.
2. Describe and review responses to trauma that can take the form of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and contrast with responses that can be seen as post-traumatic growth.
3. Identify health behaviors and mental attitudes that promote post-traumatic growth following trauma or an adverse life experience.
4. Utilize a single case study (author’s cancer journey) to illustrate the findings of the research on post-traumatic growth.
5. Explain how the concept of cultural humility is different from that of cultural competence.
6. List the components of the DSM-V Cultural Formulation that can assist the therapist in clinical assessment and building rapport with diverse clients.
7. List tools that give additional insights into the worldview of clients that have different backgrounds from our own as therapists.
8. Identify symptoms of internalized trauma.
9. Characterize a psychological profile for a person who survived childhood trauma.
10. Categorize symptoms of trauma in their externalized and internalized dimensions and associated genders.

This test is valid for obtaining continuing education hours until June 30, 2021. CAMFT is recognized as a CE Provider by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for LMFTs, LEPs, LPCCs, and LCSWs (16 C.C.R. §1887.4.3(3)(D)).

Refunds/Cancellations: CAMFT does not offer refunds for On-Demand Library purchases.