Epidemiology of PTSD in Military Personnel and Veterans
Based on content from the Center for Deployment Psychology, this training will
provide you with information on the etiology and prevalence rates of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the military population, highlighting current research findings on this topic. You will better understand how some military-specific stressors and protective factors may impact risk for PTSD. Finally, you will learn the components of current evidence-based clinical strategies and interventions for assessing and treating PTSD with a military/veteran population. Throughout the training, military considerations are discussed and highlighted with case examples.
Through a blend of experiential exercises, didactic information, and case examples, you
will have the tools you need to more thoroughly understand the psychological impact of trauma on service members and veterans as well as assessment and treatment options. This course is intended for any mental health provider working with civilian or military populations.