Current Practice in Treating mTBI/TBI
This class discusses current treatment plans for concussive injuries associated with military combat; and treatment of mTBI in the context of comorbid conditions, including PTSD, pain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse
PTSD -- Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Approaches
This Course focuses on a phenomenological model for PTSD, not limited to post-combat situations. Dr. Sammons reviews some of the relevant literature on on biological and pharmacological models, as well psychotherapy. He recommends an approach which combines exposure therapy with therapeutic approaches to healing through determining, over time, th
Introduction to PTSD for Clinicians
This Course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding and treating PTSD. Dr. Preston, a Neuro Psychologist , outlines prevalence, risk and resilience factors; then describes research findings regarding the underlying neurobiology as well as validated treatment strategies.
The focus is on processing of traumatic experiences
Introduction to Veterans Benefits for Clinicians
The Course clarifies the legal and administrative environment which clinicians must understand in order to work effectively with returning Veterans.
It focuses on treatment reporting requirements, confidentiality of clinical notes and records, and questions of operational readiness -- three important areas in which specific obligations
Update on Women in the Military
Dr Heidi Squier Kraft surveys what is known about the unique needs of returning female veterans as well as emerging approaches to facilitate their re-integration -- from her perspective from within the US Navy Combat Stress Control program.