Description: This module provides an overview of this specialty education series: Support and Care for Veterans and their Families. This introduction addresses the general service needs and goals of Veteran populations; including information on the incidence and prevalence of concerns affecting Veterans in today's service delivery systems. Learners will become familiar with what knowledge, skills, and attitudes are useful when working with Veterans. The Health and Wellness approach is discussed as well as the common problems faced by Veterans seeking mental health care.
Objectives: Participants will be able to
1. Describe general service needs and goals for Veteran populations.
2. Discuss the incidence and prevalence of problems and needs of Veteran populations.
CE Credits: 2 CE
CE Broker #: HS 20-587280 OL 20-587284
Hour One: Understanding the scope of service needs for Veterans/families.
Hour Two: Incidence and prevalence of Veteran concerns, problems, needs.
Methods: Study guide, pre and posttests, evaluation, Q and A by email.
Purpose: To prepare social service (mental health, peer support, and allied professionals) practitioners to provide knowledgeable and competent intervention with Veterans and their families who present with problems and concerns related to their military service experiences.
Target Audience: The target audience includes all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD) providers, private health care professionals (to include nurses, advance practice nurses, psychologists, and social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists) who work with Veterans and their families
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