Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and Family Members of Veterans

Hours : 2
Start Date :  Aug 08, 2018End Date :  Aug 08, 2021

Duration :  120 Minutes

Organized by :   Ce4Less

Specialties :   Mental Health and Law

Fees Fee :   Starting From USD 12

Conference Summary

Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and Family Members of Veterans is organized by Ce4Less.

ASWB Approval Period: 08/08/2018 - 08/08/2021

2.0 hours

Course Overview:
Current and former members of the United States military may not always volunteer information about their military service. Veterans may not be willing to share their experiences, especially when they cause them mental anguish. Military deployment may have a profound effect on men and women that have served in regions of conflict and war. Understanding mental illness in the veteran population and how to screen, diagnose and treat mental illness is important for healthcare professionals. This course covers conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans and provides information on inquiring about whether the patients are veterans or family members of veterans, and screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and prevention of suicide.

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss the importance of mental health screening for veterans
• Explain the diagnostic criteria for PTSD
• Describe the assessment of suicidal ideation

✔Risk Assessment
  Risk Assessment
✔Suicide Assessment & Prevention
  Suicide Assessment & Prevention
Credit Info

  • Hours : 2
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