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Calmer Life Program Clinician Intervention Manual

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Name: Calmer Life Program Clinician Intervention Manual
Description: The Calmer Life Clinician Manual is a guide for providing individual mental health counseling to adults 50 years and older with worry and stress. This intervention is intended to be provided through community or faith-based organizations that offer mental health counseling. Staff with a background providing interventions for mental health or who have access to supervision of a mental health expert are qualified to provide the intervention. Providers should also be aware of the crisis procedures for their agencies or organizations. Published 10/2018.
VISN 16: South Central VA MIRECC

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  • PDF

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  • English

Target Audience:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • MH Clinicians

Link to Uniform MH Services/Keywords:

  • Integrating MH in Care of Older Veterans
  • Rural Mental Health Care

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