“Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”
Friday, June 8, 2018 (1p.m. – 4p.m.)
Jason Simmons, LMSW
Jason Simmons is a Licensed Master Social Worker. He currently serves as the therapist for MHMR Tarrant County Veteran Services. Jason served eight years in the Marine Corps, earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD through the Strong Star Training Initiative.
- Understand the diagnostic criteria for PTSD.
- Be able to differentiate PTSD from Acute Stress Disorder and normal stress reactions.
- Identify risk factors for developing PTSD as well as resilience factors that can help to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of traumatic events.
- Develop an awareness of the major evidence-based approaches to treating PTSD.
The fee for this 3-hour CEU seminar is $50 for non-MHA members, $40 for MHA members and $20 for students. Registration deadline (online/by mail) must be received by Thursday, June 7, 2018
MHA is an approved provider of continuing education in Texas for LPC with approval #1099, Social Workers #5467, and LMFT #419.
For additional information, please contact Barbara Jordan at 817-569-5779 Barbara.Jordan@mhmrtc.org