Wrongful Conviction and PTSD: What Exonerees Can Learn from Research and Each Other

Location: Navarro
Date: Sat, April 9
Time: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

In this session, a brief overview of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be presented, along with updated research findings and treatment including Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and medications and support. Three exonerees will share their experiences with PTSD as well as their coping strategies. Participants will receive pragmatic handouts with information about PTSD, where to find help, and how family and friends can help in the healing process.

101: Beginner