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Table 1 Provider demographic characteristics and training background

From: The effects of a prolonged exposure workshop with and without consultation on provider and patient outcomes: a randomized implementation trial

  Standard (n = 60) Extended (n = 43)
Demographic Characteristica
 Gender, No. (%)
  Male 20 (33.3) 18 (41.9)
  Female 40 (66.7) 25 (58.1)
 Ethnicity, No. (%)
  Hispanic 7 (11.7) 6 (14.0)
  Non-Hispanic 53 (88.3) 37 (86.0)
 Race, No. (%)
  Asian 3 (5.0) 1 (2.3)
  Black 6 (10.0) 6 (14.0)
  White 46 (76.7) 33 (76.7)
  Other 5 (8.3) 3 (7.0)
 Marital status, No. (%)
  Never married 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3)
  Relationship, not cohabitating 3 (5.0) 3 (7.0)
  Relationship, cohabitating 4 (6.7) 0 (0.0)
  Married 41 (68.3) 26 (60.5)
  Separated or divorced 10 (16.7) 13 (30.2)
  Widowed 2 (3.3) 0 (0.0)
 Education, No. (%)
  Master’s degree 37 (61.7) 29 (67.4)
  Doctoral degree 23 (38.3) 14 (32.6)
  Length working for the military, mean (SD), years 8.46 (7.16) 9.42 (6.89)
 Current employment status, No. (%)
  GS civilian 42 (70.0) 31 (72.1)
  Civilian contractor 1 (1.7) 2 (4.7)
  Military 17 (28.3) 10 (23.3)
Pretraining Background
 Profession, No. (%)
  Psychologist 22 (36.7) 13 (30.2)
  Social worker 35 (58.3) 28 (65.1)
  Mental health counselor 1 (1.7) 0 (0)
  Other 2 (3.3) 2 (4.7)
 Type of clinic working at, No. (%)
  Outpatient PTSD clinic/PTSD clinical team 1 (1.7) 3 (7.0)
  Outpatient mental health clinic 49 (81.7) 34 (79.1)
  Primary care clinic 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3)
  Outpatient addictions clinic 1 (1.7) 0 (0.0)
  Women’s trauma program 1 (1.7) 0 (0.0)
  Other 8 (13.3) 5 (11.6)
 Working role, No. (%)
  Director of clinic 7 (11.7) 4 (9.3)
  Assistant director of clinic 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3)
  Full-time staff member 42 (70.0) 31 (72.1)
  Part-time staff member 1 (1.7) 1 (2.3)
  Other 10 (16.7) 6 (14.0)
 Years of clinical experience, No. (%) (n = 102)
  Less than 1 4 (6.8) 1 (2.3)
  1–5 11 (18.6) 13 (30.2)
  6–10 13 (22.0) 9 (20.9)
  11–15 4 (6.8) 7 (16.3)
  16–20 8 (13.6) 6 (14.0)
  20+ 19 (32.2) 7 (16.3)
 Years of clinical experience treating PTSD, No. (%)
  Less than 1 8 (13.3) 4 (9.3)
  1–5 16 (26.7) 22 (51.2)
  6–10 15 (25.0) 10 (23.3)
  11–15 6 (10.0) 3 (7.0)
  16–20 6 (10.0) 1 (2.3)
  20+ 9 (15.0) 3 (7.0)
 Direct patient care hours completed in a week, mean (SD) (n = 94) 24.63 (7.53) 25.93 (13.57)
 Primary theoretical orientation, No. (%)
  Psychodynamic/psychoanalytic 4 (6.7) 0 (0)
  Cognitive 4 (6.7) 4 (9.3)
  Behavioral 1 (1.7) 2 (4.7)
  Cognitive-behavioral 33 (55.0) 25 (58.1)
  Humanistic (existential, gestalt, Rogerian) 3 (5.0) 1 (2.3)
  Interpersonal 1 (1.7) 1 (2.3)
  Family systems 0 (0) 1 (2.3)
  Eclectic/integrative 12 (20.0) 8 (18.6)
  Other 2 (3.3) 1 (2.3)
 Number of PTSD patients currently treating, No. (%)
  None 5 (8.3) 4 (9.3)
  1–10 30 (50.0) 27 (62.8)
  11–20 17 (28.3) 11 (25.8)
  21–30 3 (5.0) 1 (2.3)
  31–40 4 (6.7) 0 (0)
  41–50 1 (1.7) 0 (0)
 Number of PTSD patients treated in last 6 months, mean (SD) 15.00 (16.72) 15.42 (21.15)
  1. GS general schedule, No. number, PE prolonged exposure therapy, PTSD posttraumatic stress disorder
  2. aAge was not collected in accordance with our regulatory approval