Online Course » Introduction to Military Culture for Clinicians

Course Description:

This Course focuses on military culture, essential knowledge in order to gain credibility with veterans, as well as the impact of war, psychologically, morally, interpersonally and spiritually. The material presented also distinguishes between Combat Stress and PTSD and explores sub-clinical presentations of PTSD.

Finally, Dr. Grant deals in depth with special issues such as the physically injured, traumatic brain injuries, substance abuse, working with families and loved ones, and negotiating military sponsored aftercare.
Course Objective:

1) Describe at least three important characteristics of basic and on-going military training and their impact on trauma and personal response to traumatic situations

2) Explain at least two reasons why there can be a stigma attached to mental health services

3) Articulate at least two characteristics of the Iraq/Afghanistan war that could distinguish it from other wars in terms of combat stress

4) Explain why some see PTSD and combat stress as spiritual diseases
Intended Audience:

Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, RNs, Counselors
Credits:
5.00
Hours:
5.00
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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