Using Attachment to Help Trauma Survivors

2.0 CEs | $30.00 | Ruth Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D. and Richard Coleman, LMSW

In this course, Campbell and Coleman discuss how trauma challenges clients’ abilities AND how an attachment perspective provides a new avenue of approach to trauma treatment which has proved hopeful and helpful for both clinicians and clients.

This is a two-hour long beginning to intermediate level, online, self-study, recorded webinar created in October, 2022, for social work and other clinical professionals.

Participants will be able to:

  1. explain two categories of symptoms that characterize PTSD
  2. explain one characteristic that differentiates PTSD from complex PTSD
  3. list three attachment styles
  4. explain how improving attachment style can facilitate recovery from trauma

What you get from this offer

Access to the course

Get access to a 2.0 hour-long course.

Approved CEs

The completion of the course will grant you 2.0 CEs.

Insights to therapy

Understand and use the insights in your own practice.

Approved credits


Connections Counseling Psychotherapy LCSW PLLC is recognized by the Office of Addiction Services and Supports as an approved provider of continuing education for re-credentialing CASACs (#1435). This course work/training has been approved to satisfy CASAC renewal requirements and CPP/CPS initial/renewal credentialing requirements. 

For NYS Clinicians

Connections Counseling PLLC is a recognized CE provider for NYS Social Workers (# SW-0747), LMHCs (#MHC-0272), and LMFTs (#MFT-0115) and has provider level approval to offer CEs for these recorded webinars to NYS clinicians. Registrants should note that only 1/3 of contact hours needed  for NY LCSWs and LMSWs can come from non-interactive web coursework. Participants should check the latest restrictions with NYSED.

All Other Social Workers*

This course is not approved for continuing education credits outside of New York at this time. See a map showing what jurisdictions accept ACE here.

About the authors

Ruth Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D. and Richard Coleman, LMSW

Ruth Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D. and Richard Coleman, LMSW have private practices in the mid-Hudson Valley in New York. They each have over thirty years in practice, which includes extensive practice in the mental health and substance use disorder fields.
They have specialized in therapy with traumatized individuals, successfully using various techniques for desensitization and trauma work, and are exploring the enhancement of trauma work with the use of an attachment focus, influenced by Parnell.

Completion requirements

To earn CE credit, participants must log in, attend the entire course as determined electronically and complete a course evaluation and posttest with at least 75% accuracy.

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