Thursday, January 17, 2013

Military Competency Training - Tuition Waived For Certified Practitioners!

WORKSHOP: Essentials of Trauma Competency Specific to the Military Population March 8, 2013 8 am Noon · Ft. Walton Beach, FL

This 4-hour workshop has been designed for mental health clinicians who are interested in treating the military population traumatized by war. The objectives for this comprehensive workshop include:

  • Demonstrate the core competencies of providing trauma-informed care specific to members of the military community to include the troop, spouse and children.
  • Define traumatic stress and how trauma affects the brain and body while in theater and upon their return home.
  • Explain and apply strategies for identifying and treating military members suffering from Post Traumatic Stress.
  • Explain and apply strategies for identifying and treating military
  • members who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma.
  • Explain and apply strategies for identifying and treating military members suffering from Frozen Grief. 
  • Describe key elements of the military suicide prevention program.
  • Learn the critically unique elements of a military culture to include military language/acronyms; military rank systems for enlisted troops and officers; differences between active duty and reserve troop environments; differences specific to the Services (Army Navy, Air Force and Marines); gender biases; differentiating the value of family ties versus unit ties and community resources on base and online.

Dr. Sharon Richie-Melvan (Colonel, US Army retired) and author of the book Angel Walk; Dr. Elizabeth Michas; Melinda Paige, Ed., S., LMHC, LPC; Molly Sanford, MSW, LCSW; and Courtney Armstrong, M. Ed., LPC, author of the Ebook Transforming Traumatic Grief.

Tuition is $99.99 for the workshop.
Early Registration: For those who register before February 22, the tuition has been discounted to $79.99.
Space is limited, so sign up early!

The workshop will be held at The Breakers of Ft. Walton, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, prior to the Heal The Healer Retreat.

To register for the Military Competency Training, please click here or visit 

Crossroads Care, LLC 

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