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Online Classes in Partnership with PsychArmor


Online Classes in Partnership with PsychArmor

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From: January 1, 2018 at 12:00am (never ends)

Trainer(s): Conference Speakers & Presenters

Details: Click the "register" button for PsychArmor courses offered exclusively for VTSC participants!

Objectives: Course offerings include:

  • Creating a Military Friendly Culture and Onboarding Program
  • Connecting with the VA
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Developing a Military Awareness Program on Campus
  • Coming Soon! Hiring & Retaining National Guard & Reserve Members

Cost: Free!

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


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Training Customized for Your Organization


Training Customized for Your Organization

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Location: We come to you!

Anywhere in King County, Washington

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From: January 1, 2018 at 9:00am (never ends)

Trainer(s): John Phillips, M.A.Ed. | Conference Speakers & Presenters

Details:

Established in 2011 and funded in part by the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs and the King County Veterans and Human Services Levy, the purpose of the Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC), through continuing education opportunities and professional development, is to raise awareness and understanding on invisible wounds, reintegration and readjustment issues, resources, establish promising best practices that can better serve and assist veterans and their families, and to continue one's journey of veteran cultural competence.

Past trainings have included:

  • Better Serving Those Who Served
  • Supporting Our Veterans & Their Families
  • Communication that Makes a Difference
  • Helping Veterans Crack the Job Market in Difficult Times
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • safeTALK
  • Understanding Military Sexual Trauma

We have the capacity and expertise to customize trainings based upon the needs of your organization.

Objectives:

Contact us to arrange a training specially designed to meet the needs of your staff and clients.

Contact: John Phillips
Phone: (206) 375-0784

Click the 'register' button to fill out an online training request

Cost: No charge for trainings inside King County. Beyond King County, the cost is negotiable.


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Gender and PTSD


Gender and PTSD

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From: May 29, 2020 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Matthew Jakupcak, Ph.D.

Details: Dr. Jakupcak will review gender differences in trauma exposure and PTSD in civilian and military populations. He will present theoretic models for understanding differences in trauma responses for men and women, including biological and sociocultural factors that likely inform the development of PTSD in men and women. Finally, Dr. Jakupcak facilitate discussions specific to gender dynamics that impact engagement in and response to psychotherapy interventions for PTSD. Participants will be encouraged to review their own practices within the context of gender dynamics. Clinical Case Examples will be used to illustrate assessment and clinical intervention strategies and audience participation in Open Discussions will be encouraged throughout the presentation.

Objectives: 1) Attendees will be able identify gender differences in trauma exposure and the development of PTSD 2) Attendees will be able to describe biological and sociocultural factors that likely inform gender differences in trauma exposure and the report and experience of PTSD 3) Attendees will be able to identify gender dynamics that may inform treatment engagement and treatment response when working with clients with PTSD 4) Attendees will be able to conceptualize their own practice patterns as they pertain to working with men and women with PTSD.

Cost: FREE

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.