Veterans Resources: Upcoming Trainings
For more information on training opportunities in Suicide Prevention, please visit
California Department of Mental Health Suicide Prevention - Training Opportunities.
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 11am – 12:30pm
PST Multiple deployments, trauma and reintegration challenges have far-reaching effects on the behavioral and social health of Service Members, Veterans and their Families (SMVF). An effective response requires bridging cultures and systems to develop an integrated system with appropriate continuity of care measures provided. This webinar will provide participants with new ways of thinking about system development, policies, practices and planning activities through dialogue and collaboration. Register for the webinar.
The third Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) will be held on June 13-15, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Interagency Conference on TBI, sponsored by a consortium of federal agencies and advocacy groups, brings together clinicians, researchers, consumers, and policy makers to share cutting-edge advances in TBI research and clinical care.
The Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) has posted video footage of presentations from the 2011 Suicide Prevention Conference that was held in Boston, MA on March 14-17. The videos were posted on April 13, 2011 and are saved in chronological order in the Videos section
This course aims to familiarize clinicians with military culture, terminology, demographics, and stressors. It also provides an overview of programs offered by the DoD for managing combat or operational stress, as well as implications for assessment and treatment.
The Network of Care offers a series of online trainings for providers about veteran-related topics, with a specific focus on PTSD.
To access the training, click on the above link, choose your county and click "Free Trainings to Support Vets and People in the Military" under the "Community Announcements"
Treating the Invisible Wounds of War, Series 1-3 (Online Training)
This three part series, hosted by Bridging Military and Community Service Systems and Army OneSource, provides service providers an awareness of the culture in which Veterans and their families live and work. The courses provide best practices for identifying, assessing and treating mental health problems that result from the trauma of war. Please refer to flier below for more information and sign-up instructions. At the completion of this training, participants will receive a certificate of completion, recognized by Army OneSource.
For DMH employees interested in taking the course, please email Theresa Ly (Theresa.Ly@dmh.ca.gov) for the DMH employee code.Course Instructions
The following trainings are available in archived format.