Online Course » Wounded Warriors -- Combat Trauma and Learning

Course Description:

Thousands of returning veterans are expected to utilize educational benefits under the new GI Bill, and many of them will matriculate at community colleges, four year schools and graduate school. How can mental health professionals in the community assist in the process of providing the special supports and counseling? Ms Stringer will outline specific roles which clinicians can play in supporting the process of returning to higher education.
Course Objective:

Identify at least four distinct characteristics of combat-related trauma disabilities for veterans out of Iraq and Afghanistan

Describe how combat related trauma influences learning, memory and behavior

Explain and implement educational strategies and accommodations

Contemplate their individual skills and resources in the context of serving individuals with combat related stress or injuries
Intended Audience:
Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Author Bio:
Lisa Stringer works with homeless and low-income adults facing multiple disabilities, including high incidents of PTSD, TBI and other learning challenges. Ms. Stringer has extensive experience partnering with vets to enter college.
Credits:
1.50
Hours:
1.50
Certificates:
American Psychological Association (APA) - view details
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details

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Unit Price
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