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Table 2 Outline of SC treatment, A detailed outline of the SC treatment

From: Prolonged exposure therapy and supportive counselling for posttraumatic stress disorder in adolescents in a community-based sample, including experiences of stakeholders: study protocol for a comparative randomized controlled trial using task-shifting

Major Focus Goals Sessions (ideal) Present at session
Phase 1: Psychoeducation and treatment planning
 Module 1: Information gathering and Treatment Rationale 1. Build rapport
2. Gather information about the trauma
3. Give overview of treatment
1,2 Adolescent, Guardian (Full or partial)
 Module 2: Treatment Planning
 Tool 1: Daily Diary
1. Gathering information about everyday problems
2. Give the rationale for supportive counseling
3. Introduce Daily Diary
2,3 Adolescent, Guardian (partial)
Phase 2: Treatment
 Module 3: Crisis Intervention and Coping
 Tool 2: Positive Problem Solving
1. Review Daily Diary
2. Provide Support
3. Practice Problem Solving
3–9 or 13 Adolescent
Phase 3: Relapse Prevention and Graduation
 Module 4: Generalization and Relapse Prevention 1. Review progress
2. Discuss the efficacy of various tools acquired in therapy.
3. Introduce generalization training and relapse prevention
4. Discuss the outcome of the therapy,or 14 Adolescent Parent (partial)
 Module 5: Graduation 1. Review Progress with Parents/Guardians
2. Celebrate accomplishments
3. Reiterate Relapse Prevention Strategies
10,11,12,13, or 14 Adolescent, Guardian (partial)
 Modules 1–5
 Family intervention
1. Foster relationship with parent (s)
2. Inform the parents about the progress of treatment.
3. Address obstacles to treatment.
Throughout the treatment. Up to 3 additional sessions as needed to include parents with or without adolescent.