Treating Complex Trauma in the COVID-19 Era

1.5 CPD hours

In this webinar Dr Ford will explore the impact of the pandemic on people with complex trauma histories and how to adapt complex trauma treatment to meet pandemic-related challenges. A special focus will address the impact of the pandemic on a high-risk group, front-line healthcare workers. Dr Ford will show extracts of video interviews with a front-line doctor and nurse practitioner.

A complex trauma approach to treating the long-term effects on front-line workers will be introduced utilizing ‘Therapeutic Psychological First Aid’: Basic Principles and 7 Essential Elements.

Dr Ford will also address the need to recognize and manage secondary traumatic stress in the COVID-19 era.

Learning Objectives  

Attendees will be able to: