Research indicates that incarcerated individuals have experienced high rates of childhood and adult trauma, which correlate with long-term negative outcomes. This presentation will review the research on symptom management strategies for people with a history of trauma. Attendees will learn practical skills for working with their patients to identify, monitor, and manage symptoms of trauma. These skills will be useful for patients while incarcerated and upon reentry into the community.
- Review the most recent research on symptom management for trauma
- Describe self-assessment and self-monitoring skills that may be employed with patients with a history of trauma
- Acquire concrete skills to help patients manage symptoms of trauma