Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD Delivered Via Telehealth

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Who may attend:  Licensed mental health professionals or those working under a licensed mental health professional who have completed a CTSA-sponsored 4-day Intensive Workshop in Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.

Date:          Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Time:          1:00pm to 4:00pm EST

Cost:           $225.00 per person – discounts available for groups of 5 or more people 

Location:    Zoom webinar (you will be sent an invitation with instructions prior to the workshop)

Workshop Description: COVID-19 has forced many providers to deliver mental health services via telehealth platforms. In this workshop, Dr. Sandy Capaldi will discuss considerations in choosing to deliver PE via telehealth, review the research literature on telehealth PE, discuss provider and client ambivalence toward telehealth PE, and provide recommendations and tips for providing PE via telehealth.

CE Learning Objectives
Following this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify reasons for choosing and benefits of telehealth.
  2. Discuss relevant research on the acceptability, safety, and effectiveness of Prolonged Exposure Therapy delivered via telehealth.
  3. Identify and address provider and client ambivalence in the use of telehealth PE.
  4. Describe basic telehealth considerations.
  5. Utilize and modify procedures for imaginal and in vivo exposure in telehealth PE

About the Presenter: Dr. Sandy Capaldi, joined the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety in 2007, and is currently the Center's Associate Director & Director of Implementation. Dr. Capaldi completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Temple University and received a master of arts degree in clinical psychology at MCP Hahnemann University. She went on to receive a master of science degree and to complete her doctoral studies in clinical psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Capaldi is a licensed clinical psychologist who has a variety of clinical experiences with patient populations ranging from children to older adults. She specializes in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) for PTSD, Exposure and Response Prevention (EX/RP) for OCD, and cognitive-behavioral treatment for trichotillomania, excoriation disorder, social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias, and generalized anxiety.

Webinar workshop requirements:

  • You must have utilities, internet service, phone service, and an appropriately private location at your home or office in order to ensure HIPAA compliance.

    • The private location should be free of noise and distractions. (If you are the parent of young children, appropriate child care arrangements must be in place.)

  • You must agree to attend each hour of the video conference and agree to use video of yourself during the video conference in order to track attendance.

  • You must agree not to copy or distribute workshop materials provided to you in the course of the workshop.

  • Since authentic patient audio/video is utilized during the training, you must agree to abide by all applicable rules of confidentiality and HIPAA compliance, including but not limited to no audio or video-recording of the workshop in any form.

You will be asked to affirm the previous conditions and your agreement to them prior to the commencement of the workshop.

Continuing Education

Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program provides three (3) hours of CE credits for psychologists. 

PBTA is also an authorized provider for CE credits for Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Clinical Social Workers licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. This program provides three (3) hours of CE credits.

In order to receive continuing education credits, participants must:

  • attend each hour of the workshop (no late arrivals or early departures)
  • complete a course evaluation

If both of these requirements are met, you will receive a continuing education certificate after the conclusion of the workshop.

Full attendance is required to obtain CE credits for this program. APA guidelines do not permit PBTA to issue partial CE credits. No refunds are provided for CE programs. No exceptions allowed.


The application for this training can be found here. Please email Dr. Capaldi if you have any questions.

Registration forms can be submitted via email as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to:


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