Friday's Progress Notes
Mental Health Information
June 2015 - Vol. 19 Issue 6
Published by At Health, LLC
Earn 6 credits - Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management. This course discusses suicide prevalence, risk factors, screening, assessment, and treatment.
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1. NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD
DSM-5 Criteria for PTSD
The National Center has emerged as the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD. Learn more...
2. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Identifying and Managing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is a trauma- and stress-related disorder associated with significant psychosocial morbidity, substance abuse, and other negative physical health outcomes. Learn more...
3. NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD
PTSD Checklist (PCL)
A popular, widely-accepted screening tool for PTSD in adults. Learn more...
4. NATIONAL CENTER FOR TELEHEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY
The mobile app, which is free, is intended to be used as an adjunct to psychological treatment, but can also serve as a stand-alone education tool. Learn more...
5. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TRAUMA PROFESSIONALS
International Journal of Trauma Research and Practice
The journal seeks to share a sophisticated understanding of traumatic stress issues and interventions. Learn more...
The Network of Care for Veterans, Service Members & Their Families
Because of the huge increase in military behavioral health-related issues, a special new version of the Network of Care was developed. Military and veteran health systems tend to be fragmented; many veterans simply do not know what federal, state, county or community services are available to them. The Network of Care, a one-stop shop, makes it easy for service members, veterans and their families to find most of these services. The program, first deployed in Maryland and California, was very successful and it is now spreading to new localities throughout the country. The site, which is easy to use, continuously updated and free to the public, includes many services, such as healthcare facilities, daily news, jobs boards, social networking, benefits, personal health records, support, assistive devices, advocacy, emergency and crisis intervention. Learn more....
6. COUNSELING TODAY
It’s not all guns and PTSD: Counseling with a cultural lens
When one counsels military service members and their families, the existence and impact of military culture on the client and the therapeutic process is an important consideration. Learn more...
7. INNOVATIONS IN CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE
Multimodal Approach to Identifying Malingered Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Review
The aim of this article is to aid clinicians in differentiating true posttraumatic stress disorder from malingered posttraumatic stress disorder. Learn more...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children
Traumatic events can take many forms, including accidents, painful medical procedures, physical or sexual assaults, natural disasters, traumatic death or injury of a loved one, and emotional abuse or neglect. Learn more...
9. DAILY NEWS
Lara Logan: Life is not about dwelling on the bad
CBS news star talks about PTSD, her recovery, her family, her work and the women that inspire her. Learn more...
10. UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Witness to Suffering: Mindfulness and Compassion Fatigue Among Traumatic Bereavement Professionals and Volunteers
Dr. Joanne Cacciatore and Kara Thieleman discuss their research with the professionals and volunteers that provide service to parents who have experienced a child's death. Learn more...