Online Course » Introduction to Veterans Benefits for Clinicians

Course Description:

The Course clarifies the legal and administrative environment which clinicians must understand in order to work effectively with returning Veterans.

It focuses on treatment reporting requirements, confidentiality of clinical notes and records, and questions of operational readiness -- three important areas in which specific obligations are an inherent part of the military healthcare system.
Course Objective:

1) to state and apply the legal definition of a Veteran

2) to describe the implications for receiving benefits for every type of Discharge

3) to explain the features of Service Connected Disability Compensation and non-Service Connected Pensions

4) to describe the importance of the clinicians role cases of potential Willful Misconduct 5) to use accurate and effective language in clinical statements regarding Veterans benefits
Intended Audience:

Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Credits:
1.50
Hours:
1.50
Certificates:
American Psychological Association (APA) - view details
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details

Order Online Course

Quantity Unit Price
$35.00




Other Courses You May Be Interested In

Resource Tapping, with a Focus on Vets

Resource Tapping is an EMDR-related technique that is effective and easy-to-use for ego strengthening, affect regulation and stress reduction in the treatment of trauma. The technique can be used to help rebalance the nervous system, activate the parasympathetic restoration cycle, and teach self-regulation.

Psychophysiology: Mind-Body Strategies for PTSD

Dr Zucker argues for a view of PTSD which emphasizes the somatic perspective, clearly demonstrating a neurobiological pathway and describing a range of psychophysiologically oriented treatments. The course also addresses: - Assessing and working with hyperarousal symptoms - Role of biofeedback in self-management - Practical suggestions and ps ...

Introduction to PTSD for Clinicians

This Course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding and treating PTSD. Dr. Preston, a Neuro Psychologist , outlines prevalence, risk and resilience factors; then describes research findings regarding the underlying neurobiology as well as validated treatment strategies.

The focus is on processing of traumatic experiences ...

Wounded Warriors -- Combat Trauma and Learning

Thousands of returning veterans are expected to utilize educational benefits under the new GI Bill, and many of them will matriculate at community colleges, four year schools and graduate school. How can mental health professionals in the community assist in the process of providing the special supports and counseling? Ms Stringer will outline ...

Current Practice in Treating mTBI/TBI

This class discusses current treatment plans for concussive injuries associated with military combat; and treatment of mTBI in the context of comorbid conditions, including PTSD, pain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse