Identifying Presenting Concerns: Assessment Competencies for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)
This webinar is part five of a six-part specialty training series Addiction Treatment in Military & Veteran Culture. Helping service members, veterans, and military family clients address the psychological impact of military affiliation requires more than an understanding of the common concerns that many in the population have, but also how to determine what presenting concerns are in place in order to provide the most beneficial treatment. The purpose of this presentation will be to present common areas of clinical concern as identified by the Competencies for Counseling Military Populations (Prosek et al., 2018). Participants will be able to understand the need to identify prevalent concerns among several different military-affiliated populations.
Prosek, E., Burgin, E., Atkins, K., Wehrman, J., Fenell, D., Carter, C., & Green, L. (2018). Competencies for Counseling Military Populations. Journal of Military and Government Counseling, 87-99.
Earn Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
A Certificate of Completion for 1.5 CEs is available by participating in this webinar and passing an online CE quiz. Those who successfully attend the full webinar series and pass all six CE quizzes for this six-part series will be eligible to apply for the Certificate of Achievement for Addiction Treatment in Military & Veteran Culture.
Receive 1.5 CEs for $25 (make payment here). A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC continuing education hours.
Duane K. L. France, MA, MBA, LPC, is a retired Army Noncommissioned Officer, a combat veteran, and clinical mental health counselor practicing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is the Director of Veteran Services of The Family Care Center, a private outpatient mental health clinic specializing in supporting wellness in service members, veterans, and their families. He is also the Executive Director of the Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency, a 501(c)3 Nonprofit professionally affiliated with the Family Care Center. He is a member of the Public Policy and Legislation Committee for the American Counseling Association and the Military and Government Counseling Association. He was selected as a member of the inaugural class of the George W. Bush Institute Veteran Leadership program and is active in legislative and public advocacy for both the military population and the counseling profession. In addition to his clinical work, he also writes and speaks about veteran mental health on his blog and podcast, Head Space and Timing, which can be found at www.veteranmentalhealth.com
Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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