Week 3: Behavioral Techniques: In Vivo Exposure
At the end of this week, participants should be able to understand the following key elements:
- Create an in vivo exposure hierarchy for reducing trauma-related situational avoidance.
- Explain the mechanisms by which exposure to trauma-related situations and cues reduces PTSD symptoms.
- Plan an effective in vivo exposure for PTSD and troubleshoot common pitfalls that undermine in vivo exposure.