In this presentation Dr. Laura Howe introduces participants to the basics of polytrauma system of care and brain injuries. She defines TBI, explains the mechanisms of injury, and explains how severity level of TBI is determined. Participants develop a better understanding related to the prognosis for moderate to servere TBI. The speakers also offers suggestions for what a provider or family member can do when interacting with someone who has an impairment.
Dr. Harold Kudler and staff present the State of North Carolinas coordinated model of care to identify and prepare programs to serve military families. Also, Dr. Kudler presents the Painting a Moving Train program preparing behavioral health staff to serve returning military service members, veterans and their families.
Faculty from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Social Work discuss their recent education and training initiatives addressing the creation of a military social work curriculum and discussing the Reintegration Partnership Project which facilitates the transition of veterans back to civilian life.
In this webinar presentation, senior leadership from McCormick Foundation, RAND Corporation, and Duke Universitys Veteran Culture and Clinical Competence (V3C) Program will discuss their work providing innovative community-based behavioral health programs to their communities.