Practical Treatment Strategies for Combat Operational Stress and PTSD
The course focuses on Clinical Presentation and Treatment of Moderate and Acute COS and Comorbidities in treating complex COS/PCS cases.
The course also reviews the strengths and limitations of specific assessment instruments, and key diagnostice questions for understanding neurological involvement in the cases of acute PTSD Finally,
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
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
Introduction to TBI for Clinicians
The Course reviews statistics and epidemiology of TBI, basic classification systems for determining severity, and the standard continuum of care. There will be emphasis on understanding the real world or practical implications of common TBI symptoms to assist the clinician in developing an appropriate treatment plan.
The goal of this
Psychophysiology: Mind-Body Strategies for PTSD
Dr Zucker argues for a view of PTSD which emphasizes the somatic perspective, clearly demonstrating a neurobiological pathway and describing a range of psychophysiologically oriented treatments. The course also addresses:
- Assessing and working with hyperarousal symptoms
- Role of biofeedback in self-management
- Practical suggestions and ps