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Returning From War: Providing Mental Health Services to Military Personnel & Their Families

12.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
Mailed CD and DVD formats include the printed handouts and CE test in an attractive portfolio

Format Price Quantity input field
Audio Download
Offer Price$108.80
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
Offer Price$119.00
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
Offer Price$136.00
Streaming Video
Offer Price$125.80


Vintage courses do not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers


Participants will enhance their ability to:

  • Identify core myths and realities concerning the impact of war and its aftermath
  • Diagnose PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other war-related disorders
  • Understand functional and dysfunctional wartime survival strategies
  • Identify basic principles of Combat Operational Stress Control
  • Use exposure, cognitive reframing, and Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation interventions
  • Help military personnel recover from guilt, overresponsibility and shame
  • Help military families adjust to deployment and redeployment from the wartime theater
  • Use strategies to address war-related trauma that go beyond typical interventions focusing on psychiatric symptoms


The Experience of War

  • Universal effects of war on combatants and their families
  • Guard and reservists vs. regular military
  • War survival strategies brought home

War Trauma

  • Core myths and realities
  • PTSD - additional diagnostic considerations
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) &
  • TBI comorbidity with PTSD

Battlemind Training

  • Combat stress reactions
  • Combat Operational Stress Control Training
  • Redeployment Battlement Training

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation

Soldiersí Perspectives of the Iraq War

Therapeutic Approaches

  • Exposure and in-vivo therapy
  • Re-telling & cognitive reframing
  • Principles of Traumatic Incident Reduction

Feeling Responsible & Blaming

  • Factors related to shame, guilt, & blame
  • Issues with God, higher power, and beliefs regarding humanity
  • Innovative cognitive reframing
  • Family & children: guilt and blame issues

Helping Military Families & Children

  • Guidelines for the families - Spouse Battlemind Training

Expanding the Circle of Healing

  • Multi-era peer treatment groups
  • DOD & VA implications for post-war healing
  • Positives of war trauma experiences