From the War Zone to the Home Front: Supporting the Mental Health of Veterans and Families

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Anytime
Location And Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Independent / Correspondence
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
National Center for PTSD
Instructor
to be determined

Credits

C.E. Credit for Physician - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME): 1.00
Specialization: Category 1
This activity has planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
C.E. Credit for BH/SW - National Association of Social Workers (NASW): 1.00
This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education hour for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D 61631.
C.E. Credit for Nursing - Other Accrediting Body: 1.00
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1 contact hour of Nursing Continuing Education credit.
C.E. Credit for BH/SW - American Psychological Association (APA): 1.00
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 1 Continuing Education (CE) credit for psychologists.

Training Overview Description

With the increasing need for health care providers to have the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide evidence based health care services to returning soldiers and combat veterans and their families living in Alaska, the DHHS/DPH/Section of Health Planning and Systems Development in collaboration with the Veterans Administration is currently working on a rural veterans health access project to increase capacity for and access to health services for veterans living in rural Alaska.

As part of this project, we would like to present the following series of 23 one hour on-line and on-demand trainings for medical and behavioral health providers in Alaska. The Home Base Program in collaboration with the Veteran Administrations National Center for PTSD is providing this free, CME-certified educational series to assist clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of the silent wounds of war in returning veterans and their families. This live, on-line, interactive educational series is led by nationally recognized faculty with expertise in diagnosing and treating PTSD and TBI with traditional and complementary evidence-based therapy. The faculty will also address the needs of military families and review how to recognize and treat the emotional stress present in spouses, parents, and children of veterans with PTSD or TBI.

Complete information for online courses and a schedule of upcoming live webinars are available at: MGH From the War Zone to the Home Front

Veterans Health
Primary Care
Other Health Topics
Behavioral Health
Village Counselor
Physician Assistant
NP - Family Practice
Psychiatrist
Internist
Family Medicine Physician
Social Worker
Registered Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Educator
Licensed Practical Nurse
Vocational Specialist
Psychologist
Psychologist
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
Home Health Aide/Personal Care Attendant
Family & Marriage Therapist
Behavioral Health Aide
Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseler

Registration Information

Free registration at: MGH From the War Zone to the Home Front