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Opportunities & Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research & Practice (Part 2)

Wed August 8, 2018: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT


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About the Webinar

Note: Due to technical difficulties, an archived webinar is not available for this webinar.

In Pt.2 of the ‘Opportunities and Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research and Practice’ webinar series, we will continue our conversation on PTG through a facilitated discussion from a variety of panelists with experience in both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PTG from the academic, clinical, and non-profit communities.

Session two of the PTG series will highlight content from Pt.1 where presenter, Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D., outlines the evolution of PTG and the framework for therapeutic interventions that facilitate PTG through expert companionship.  Each panelist will answer a series of question surrounding PTG and their experience and/or perspective to better contextualize research and information from Pt. 1. Participants are encouraged to attend the July Pt.1 session and come ready to engage with an exciting lineup of expert panelists.

**Note: This webinar is a collaboration between the following OneOp concentrations: Military Caregiving, Family Development, and Family Transitions.

Panel Presenter(s)

Richard G. Tedeschi, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Tedeschi received his B.A. in Psychology from Syracuse University, his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University, and completed his Clinical Psychology Internship at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is a Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches personality and psychotherapy and serves as Graduate Coordinator for the MA Psychology program. He is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in bereavement and trauma. With his colleague Lawrence Calhoun, he has published books on posttraumatic growth, an area of research that they have developed that examines personal transformations in the aftermath of traumatic life events. Their most recent book is Posttraumatic Growth in Clinical Practice (2013). Dr. Tedeschi serves as a consultant to the American Psychological Association on trauma and resilience, and as a subject matter expert for the US Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program. He is a recipient of the Mary G. Clarke Award for Distinguished Service to Psychology given by the North Carolina Psychological Association and is past President of NCPA.


Josh Goldberg
Executive Director
Boulder Crest Institute for Posttraumatic Growth

In his role as Executive Director, Josh is responsible for leading the development and delivery of training, technology, research and evaluation, and social and policy changes solutions based on the science of Post Traumatic Growth. Josh is also the co-author of the May 1, 2018 released book Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of Trauma, which he wrote with Mr. Ken Falke, the chairman and founder of Boulder Crest. In their book, Goldberg and Falke address the topic of Post Traumatic Growth and assist readers in helping to provider readers with actionable strategies for making peace with their past, living in the present, and planning for a great future.


Karen Krinsley, Ph.D.
Trauma Recovery Section Co-Chief
VA Boston Healthcare System

Dr. Krinsley is the Trauma Recovery Section Co-Chief for VA Boston Healthcare System, responsible for administration of the trauma programs across sites. She is affiliated with the National Center for PTSD, Behavioral Sciences Division, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, and is one of two PTSD Mentors for VISN 1, the New England region of Veterans Affairs. She received her PhD from Rutgers University in 1991, and has worked at VA Boston for 28 years, as a clinician, administrator, and researcher. Dr. Krinsley is trained, provides, and supervises evidence-based treatments such as exposure-based therapy for PTSD, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Seeking Safety, and other treatments for PTSD and comorbid disorders.

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  • OneOp will provide a certificate of completion for those interested in receiving 1.5 training hours.

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