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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Treatment for Women Experiencing Symptoms of Postpartum Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Training for Their Medical Providers: A Grant Project
by Hartley, Megan, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2019, 64; 13811976
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to write a grant proposal for a postpartum posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recovery program in Long Beach, California. After conducting a thorough review of the literature, the grant writer designed the proposed Postpartum PTSD Recovery Program.

The proposed project is comprised of two components. The first component of the program provides training and resources for medical providers to learn how to identify women who are experiencing postpartum PTSD and make appropriate referrals. The second component of the pro-gram provides culturally competent and evidence-based treatment services for women experiencing symptoms of postpartum PTSD, with an emphasis on serving traditionally underserved populations.

The Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center (LBTRC) was selected as the host agency for this program. This grant was written to the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF). The sub-mission of the grant application was not required for this thesis project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ranney, Molly
Commitee: Kim, Mimi, Santhiveeran, Janaki
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 81/1(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work
Keywords: Postpartum, PTSD, Recovery programs
Publication Number: 13811976
ISBN: 9781085566827
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