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Women Veteran's and Suicide Web Based Training

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Product Information:

Name: Women Veteran's and Suicide Web Based Training
Description: The intent of this training is to supplement the Suicide Risk Management Training for Clinicians by providing gender related information important to the assessment and prevention process for women Veterans who may be at risk for suicide. The course content includes: Background of the problem women Veterans and suicide; Information related to gender differences in suicide; Information about the characteristics of female Veterans as compared to the general female population; An overview of general female statistics Veteran vs. non-veteran; Information related to risk factors for suicide; Information about protective factors; A brief overview of clinical interventions/treatment options; Information about associative concerns military sexual trauma(MST) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Information about myths and misinformation; Information regarding safety plans and relevance to suicide prevention.
VISN 2 COE: Suicide Prevention

Contact to order product: Dr. Jan kemp
Phone: (585) 393-7939
E-mail: jan.kemp@va.gov
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NOTE: If you want the product and it is DVD or CD then please e-mail or call the contact above to arrange delivery by US mail.

  • Web-based Training

Language Availability:

  • English

Target Audience:

  • MH Clinicians

Link to Uniform MH Services/Keywords:

  • Suicide Prevention
  • Military Sexual Trauma

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