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Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) for Direct Service Providers: Overview Webinar

1:00pm - November 18, 2020 | Timezone: US/Pacific
Northwest MHTTC
Registration Deadline: November 18, 2020
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Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) is an evidence-informed intervention designed to help individuals gain skills to reduce ongoing distress, promote resilience, and effectively cope in the weeks and months following a disaster or crisis.


11/18/20 Webinar Resources: Slides


Why SPR?

  • SPR can be used in a variety of settings.
  • SPR intervention is limited to 1-6 sessions.
  • SPR is flexible, evidence-informed, and culturally sensitive.
  • SPR intervention is intended for individuals needing more than a single, brief intervention by a non-specialist but not necessarily needing full treatment for depression, anxiety, or PTSD.
  • SPR skills focus on improving social support, helpful thinking, problem-solving, managing distressing responses to disaster reminders, and increasing positive activities.

This is for direct service providers such as case managers, outreach workers, shelter/housing staff, peer specialists and other behavioral health staff.


We are unable to offer formal CEUs or certificates of completion for this webinar.


Resources to learn more about SPR:

 

Skills for Psychological Recovery Field Guide:

https://www.nctsn.org/resources/skills-for-psychological-recovery

 

Skills for Psychological Recovery Free Online Training:

https://www.nctsn.org/resources/skills-psychological-recovery-spr-online

 

UW Department of Psychiatry COVID Resources:

https://psychiatry.uw.edu/clinical-care-consultation/covid-19-resources-for-mental-well-being/

 

COVID Coach App:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/mobile/COVID_coach_app.asp

 

WA Listens (online resources & non-clinical support line):

www.walistens.org   1-833-681-0211


 


About the Trainers/Facilitators:

 

Dr. Bedard-GilliganMichele Bedard-Gilligan, PhD is an Associate Professor in the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the co-director of the Trauma Recovery Innovations program. Her program of research focuses on understanding response to traumatic events, with a focus on alcohol and substance misuse, and on building and testing interventions designed to promote recovery following trauma exposure. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist and maintains an active clinical practice.

 

Emily DworkinEmily R. Dworkin, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Acting Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Her research focuses on trauma recovery, with a focus on identifying strategies to promote resilience and understanding the role of social relationships in post-trauma outcomes.

 

 

 

Dr. LindgrenKristen Lindgren, PhD is a Professor in the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Director of the Trauma Recovery Innovations program. Her research interests include addictions, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sexuality, and relationships. Her work focuses on investigating implicit (i.e., non-conscious or automatic) cognitive processes that contribute to the development and maintenance of maladaptive behavior and psychopathology.  She also serves as a consultant for dissemination projects aimed at training community-based mental health workers in Cognitive Processing Therapy and other evidence-based treatment for PTSD locally, nationally, and internationally.

 

 

 

 


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