FIRST RESPONDER EDUCATION WORKSHOP: Learn How to Better Serve Those Who Have Served in Your Community

Home Base will be offering a FREE, accredited, training opportunity for first responders uniquely positioned to improve access to mental health care for veterans and their families.

Content will include:

  • Introduction to military culture
  • How to recognize the invisible wounds of war (IWW)
  • Overview of the evidence based therapies for IWW
  • Identify referral sources for evidence based treatments in your community, including therapists trained by Home Base

Target Audience

First Responders (Police, EMTs, Firefighters)
The instruction level for this activity is: Introductory

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the unique aspects of military culture and how they affect veteran mental health
  • Demonstrate ability to engage a veteran or service member about the impact of the deployment cycle on mental health
  • Discuss how to recognize the invisible wounds of war
  • Identify the evidence based therapies for IWW
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 EMT CE Credit

    This course has been certified and is approved as a Continuing Education course for EMTs. This course contains 2.00 hours of educational content. Authorization Number is .

Course opens: 
11/01/2020
Course expires: 
02/28/2021
Rating: 
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TimeTopic
2:00 pmIntroduction to military culture
2:30 pmHow to recognize the invisible wounds of war (IWW)
3:00 pmOverview of the evidence based therapies for IWW
3:30 pmIdentify referral sources for evidence based treatments in your community, including therapists trained by Home Base
4:00 pmAdjourn
Course Director(s)

Louis Chow, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lauren Richards-Donegan, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 EMT CE Credit

    This course has been certified and is approved as a Continuing Education course for EMTs. This course contains 2.00 hours of educational content. Authorization Number is .

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