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Course # 96011 • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Describe the optimal approach to the treatment of complex trauma.

38. The first phase of treatment for complex trauma/PTSD focuses on
A) ensuring safety, reducing symptoms, and increasing important emotional, social, and psychologic competencies.
B) the review and reappraisal of trauma memories by involving approaches such as narration in the context of an actual and subjectively experienced safe environment.
C) gains in emotional, social, and relational competencies are consolidated to facilitate the transition to greater engagement in relationships, work or education, and community life.
D) reorganization and integration of the trauma into autobiographical memory to promote a more positive, compassionate, coherent, and continuous sense of self and relatedness to others.