Finding Balance After the War Zone: Considerations in the Treatment of Post-Deployment Stress Effects
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Finding Balance After the War Zone: Considerations in the Treatment of Post-Deployment Stress Effects provides information on helping Service Members who have been exposed to war-zone stress. This course covers many topics which are critical to the safe and effective treatment of returning veterans who have substance use disorders (SUD), post-deployment stress effects, and/or other related challenges such as depression and anxiety.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.
- Clinical Considerations
- Resilience and Vulnerability to Traumatic Stress
- Service Members' Experiences at War
- Post-Deployment Stress Effects
- Preparing to Work with Veterans
- Important Considerations in Treatment Delivery
- Choosing Treatment Practices
- Ideas for Recovery, Re-Balancing, and Self-Care
- Identify the percentage of veterans who have mental health issues.
- Identify the part of the brain which sets the autonomic nervous system in motion.
- Explain resilience factors which may benefit Service Members.
- Describe the diagnostic criteria for Acute Stress Disorder.
- Explain medicines which are considered first-line treatment for trauma.
- Identify a scale which measures level of arousal.