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(Mid-Peninsula District) Trauma of Sexual Assault

  • Friday, January 18, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto


  • $10.00 attendance
    $10 per CEU (1.5 CEUS)

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Presenter: Adriana Miu, PhD


Adriana Miu, PhD, of the Stanford University "Confidential Support Team" will be our speaker for the CSCSW meeting on Friday January 18 2019. She will be giving a presentation discussing her work with students who have been impacted by sexual assault and relationship violence, including domestic abuse, intimate partner abuse, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment and discrimination. She will introduce us to Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), a specific type of cognitive behavioral therapy that has been effective in working with symptoms of PTSD. Additionally, she will have some interactive exercises and some case examples.


  1. By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to define what sexual assault is and its impact on a college student population. They will learn the statistics of the incidence of sexual assaults on college campuses.
  2. Participants will be introduced to the use of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and how it is used in practice as an effective treatment for PTSD for victims of sexual assault, relationship violence, domestic abuse, etc.
  3. From case examples, participants will be able to show how CPT is different from other trauma treatment approaches and how and why it is the appropriate treatment in specific cases.

    About the Presenter: 

    Adriana Miu PhD is a Staff Psychologist at Stanford University with the Confidential Support Team. In this capacity, she provides evidence-based trauma-focused therapy to sexual assault survivors with special focus on PTSD, depression and anxiety. This will be a timely presentation in light of our current cultural issues and challenges. Adriana is a Clinical Instructor in the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.


    The meeting room is on the third floor next to the cafe with free parking below the building. Take the Main Elevator. Meeting time is 12-2:00 PM with the first 15 minutes reserved for signing in and networking. The presentation starts at 12:15 PM following announcements. 

    CEU INFORMATION: 1.5 CEUs will be offered for LCSWs - members earn credits at no cost. Non-members are charged $10 admission and an additional $15 for CEUs ($25)


    Virginia Frederick | ginnyfred@aol.com 
    Joan Berman | berman.joan@gmail.com

    All clinical disciplines are welcome. ASWs, AMFTs, and APCCs with the approval of your supervisors, can use these educational credits toward your hours. To register and to sign up for membership or for more information contact info@clinicalsocialworksociety.org or Call 650-460-9210.

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