MIRECC / CoE
Newsletter | Summer 2020 | South Central MIRECC
Updated Clinical Education Products to Address Anxiety in Veterans with Memory Impairment and Problem Gambling
Our Clinical Educator Grant program helps VISN 16 and 17 mental health providers create and share resources that improve treatment for rural and other Veterans who face barriers to care. We give these products to Veterans, VA providers, and the public for free. Visit our Clinical Educator Products webpage to access all of our products.
- Multi-Setting Peaceful Mind: A Manual to Aid in the Management of Anxiety in Veterans with Memory Impairment
This easy-to-follow manual outlines an evidence-supported cognitive behavioral therapy treatment for anxiety for older Veterans with dementia or cognitive impairment. Includes worksheets for patients.
- Problem Gambling: Steps to Cut Down
This brochure describes gambling problems, how to briefly assess for gambling problems, and what steps can be taken to curtail the further development and continuation of gambling problems. It uses information from the Shortened South Oaks Gambling Screen and DSM-5 and allows providers to conduct quick on-site assessments.
Last updated: July 20, 2020
In this Issue
— RtoP: Frequency and Predictors of Health Services Use by Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
— Anchor Site Highlights
— Clinical Educator Grant Program is Open for Applications from VISN 16 and 17 Mental Health Providers
— New and Updated Clinical Education Products
— Recent Publications
— Request for Pilot Study Applications Addressing COVID-19
— VISN 16 Research Methods and Analysis Consultation Services