Invisible Wounds of War

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Serving Those Who Have Served: Practical Approaches to Help Address the Invisible Wounds of War with Service Members and Post-9/11 Veterans

This flexible, on-demand course trains health care professionals and first responders on interacting with returning Veterans and military families.

Home Base has trained more than 18,000 health care professionals and community members to recognize and treat the Invisible Wounds of War. Join us and learn how you can better serve our returning Service Members and Veterans in your communities

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Approximately 2.6 million Service Members have deployed in support of Post 9/11 conflicts. 2 million children in the U.S. have lived through a parent’s deployment. An estimated 40% of those Veterans seek health care in community-based, non-VA and non-mental health settings.

It’s critical for professionals in these settings to recognize conditions such as TBI, PTSD, substance use disorders and suicidality, in order to ensure Veterans and family members receive appropriate care.

This includes police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and nursing professionals.

Topics in the course include post-deployment reintegration difficulties, symptoms and interventions for PTSD and TBI, understanding military culture, relationships between substance use disorders and wounds of war, risk factors and warning signs for suicide, and much more.

The trainings include short videos from combat veterans to illustrate key learning objectives, as well as clinical referrals and other useful resources. The training content is fully accessible via smartphones and tablets so you can participate from your home, office or anywhere else.


First Responders

Police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians

  • • Sessions run under 30 minutes
  • • Provides Accreditation
  • • Includes short videos from combat veterans to illustrate key learning objectives, as well as clinical referrals and other useful resources
  • • Course content that is mobile-friendly and on-demand, so you can participate whenever your schedule allows
FIRST RESPONDERS REGISTER HERE

All content is available on-demand


Health Care Professionals

Nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists

  • • Sessions run from 30 to 45 minutes
  • • CME/CE/CEU Certified
  • • Includes short videos from combat veterans to illustrate key learning objectives, as well as clinical referrals and other useful resources
  • • Course content that is mobile-friendly and on-demand, so you can participate whenever your schedule allows
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS REGISTER HERE

All content is available on-demand

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