Focus Area - Education
Start with the awareness of the latest report: VA study: 22 vets commit suicide every day
Next begin learning the signs of crisis: click here
Continue your education with our list of recommended training. You can take these online to understand the Veteran experience and it's impact:
1) Invisible Wounds of War
This series of courses is designed to build awareness among primary care physicians, case workers, mental health providers, and other professionals who may see a Veteran or Family Member on an unrelated issue, of the culture in which Veterans and their Families live and work. The courses provide best practices for identifying, assessing, and treating mental health problems that result from the trauma of war.
From your browser, go to www.aheconnect.com/citizensoldier
Step 1: Click on New Users tab at the top of the screen
Step 2: Create a personal user account following the instructions on the screen
NOTE: Be sure to enter your Army OneSource referral code AOSWANA2EVS in the space provided.
Step 3: Login to the system using your new id and password
Step 4: Click on Courses tab at the top of the screen
Step 4: Select a course you wish to complete.
Step 5: Click on Register
2) Online Learning for Health Professionals
The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) has five interactive online courses designed for clinicians caring for military service members, veterans and family members. The goal of these courses is to provide psychological health (PH) professionals with knowledge of military culture to improve communication, understanding and overall interaction with warriors and their families.