Understanding Trauma and Stress Disorders

APA Clinician's Corner

January 19, 2018

Washington, D.C.

The APA Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) offers monthly Clinician's Corner workshops that feature leading practitioners and scholars working in key areas of professional practice. Participants have the opportunity to interact with the presenter. All workshops include CE credits. You can attend two ways: 

  • Live webcast.
  • On-site (in person at the APA building, 750 First St. NE, Washington, D.C.) Space in limited. To enroll call (800) 374-2721, ext. 5991 or complete the enrollment form (PDF, 40KB). 

When: Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
Time: 1-4 p.m. ET
CE credits: 3

Trauma and Stress Disorders have gained diagnostic ascendency in the DSM-5, distinguishing themselves from the categories of Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Dissociative Disorders. This workshop addresses the distinguishing features of the Trauma and Stress Disorders, and recent developments in relation to their conceptualization, diagnosis and treatment, including the new APA Treatment Guidelines for PTSD

  • Identify at least two recent diagnostic revisions in PTSD
  • List at least 5 evidence-based treatments for PTSD according to the APA Treatment Guidelines
  • Discuss the basis for breaking the Trauma and Stress Disorders out of the larger category of Anxiety Disorders


Greg Neimeyer, PhD

Neimeyer is professor emeritus of psychology in the department of psychology at the University of Florida. A fellow of the American Psychological Association (Div. 17), he is also a recipient of its award for outstanding research in career and personality psychology. A previous chair of the executive board of the council of counseling psychology training programs in the United States, Neimeyer has also been inducted as a lifetime member into the Academy of Distinguished Teacher Scholars. He currently serves as the director of the Office of Continuing Education in Psychology and the Center for Learning and Career Development at the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C.


Live webcast and on-site workshop fees: 

Member: $65; Nonmember: $80