Military Members: Beyond PTSD

$12.50
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

The first thing that may come to mind when we think about veterans and military members is PTSD; However, PTSD is just one of the many mental health issues that generate in this population. This workshop will focus on Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Depression/Anxiety, and Relationships/Divorce in the military. This workshop will allow us to explore topics beyond PTSD among our military members and veterans in more detail and provide insight on how to become more aware of the battle our service men and women face and how the being trained to not show weakness often leads to future, untreated and heightened problems.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the mental health disorders beyond PTSD in service members and veterans.
  • Describe the development and pressures of military life places on service members and their families.
  • Explain each of the presented disorders from the military perspective, recent trends, statistics, and prevalence.
  • Identify the barriers service members and their families face.
  • Give options to provide assistance in becoming more resourceful and educated in working with service members and their families.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate

2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC, & NBCC

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 7
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
Jennifer Roofner, LCSW, LCAS
Ms. Jennifer Roofner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor (CIEC). She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she completed honors work in eating disorder research. She completed her Master’s of Social Work degree and graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Following her completion of Graduate School, she worked in various treatment centers before opening her own private practice in 2017. She has also completed certification beyond her licensure to specialize in both intuitive eating counseling and eating disorder treatment. Ms. Roofner also provides telehealth services and is licensed in 10 states to ensure access to care is in place for those in need, even in the most rural of areas.
$12.50