Counseling and Psychological Services

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USU Counseling Center 20th Annual Conference



"Understanding and Treatment of Psychological Trauma"
with Bessel van der Kolk, Ph.D." Friday, March 28, 2014


Evaluation of Conference by attendees


98% of attendees completed evaluation forms (129 out of 132)


Professions of attendees:


3%
Certified Counselor
39%
Psychologist
9%
Marriage & Family Therapist
30%
Social Worker
10%
Professional Counselor
6%
Student
0%
Psychiatrist
3%
Other

Evaluation of Presenter:


  Overall rating of presenter 7% Did not respond
32% Outstanding 9% Below average
52% Better than average 0% Poor
  Knowledge of subject matter/expertise 0% Did not respond
95% Very well informed 0% Not well informed
5% Adequately informed 0% Very poorly informed
  Attitude toward subject 0% Did not respond
82% Enthusiastic 3% Routine interest
15% Rather interested 0% Disinterested
  Attitude toward participants 3% Did not respond
36% Very helpful and understanding 8% Routine, neutral
53% Interested 0% Distant, cold, aloof
  Clarity 0% Did not respond
16% Extremely clear 14% Unclear
68% Clear 2% Confusing
  Organization 3% Did not respond
19% Very organized/efficient 34% Somewhat disjointed
42% Adequately organized 2% Jumbled and muddled

Evaluation of presentation content and form


Objective one:Examine how traumatized people process information.
58% Strongly Agree 38% Agree 3% Undecided
1% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% No Response
Objective two: Review recent developments in neuroscience as they relate to the treatment of PTSD.
58% Strongly Agree 35% Agree 5% Undecided
2% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% No Response
Objective three: Emphasize techniques of psychical mastery, affect regulation and attention and memory processing.
39% Strongly Agree 40% Agree 14% Undecided
7% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% No Response
The scope and coverage of this presentation was appropriate for me.
42% Strongly Agree 42% Agree 12% Undecided
4% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% No Response
The workshop provided specific guidance and ideas which I can apply in my job responsibilities.
36% Strongly Agree 42% Agree 16% Undecided
6% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% No Response
The value I derived from this presentation was well worth the time required of me to participate.
45% Strongly Agree 41% Agree 9% Undecided
5% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% No Response