The Battlefield and Beyond: Understanding Trauma in Female Veterans

The Battlefield and Beyond: Understanding Trauma in Female Veterans

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Description:

While the military offers positive experiences for many women, the rate of trauma among female veterans is quite high. This unit focuses exclusively on female service members who suffer the lasting effects of trauma in the military. The issues—and strategies for service providers—are drawn out around a central case study that illustrates how trauma can impact every aspect of a woman’s life. 

Who should take this module:

  • Frontline workers
  • Managers

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the impact of trauma on female veterans, including the increased risk of homelessness
  • Identify barriers to accessing care among female veterans who have experienced trauma
  • Identify concrete strategies for working with female veterans who have experienced trauma

Meet the authors:

  • Megan Edson Grandin
  • Kathleen Guarino
  • Alexander Steacy
  • Jason Wharff

Module facts:

  • Estimated length: 1 hour
  • Subject: Female veterans and trauma
  • CE credit: 1 hour
  • Course type: Self-paced module
  • Covered topics: female service members, female veterans, veterans, military, trauma, trauma-informed care, women veterans, women service members

Curriculum

  • Course handouts
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part One
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 1
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Two
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 2
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Three
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 3
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Four
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 4
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Five
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Feedback

About this module

Viewing this module:

Please ensure your viewing computer complies with the following recommendation:

  • Flash Player v.10 or higher. Flash Player is free to download at: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  • Ensure you have a strong enough internet speed to stream
  • Ensure you don't have firewalls blocking the video (some firewalls block some HTTP addresses)

Description:

While the military offers positive experiences for many women, the rate of trauma among female veterans is quite high. This unit focuses exclusively on female service members who suffer the lasting effects of trauma in the military. The issues—and strategies for service providers—are drawn out around a central case study that illustrates how trauma can impact every aspect of a woman’s life. 

Who should take this module:

  • Frontline workers
  • Managers

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the impact of trauma on female veterans, including the increased risk of homelessness
  • Identify barriers to accessing care among female veterans who have experienced trauma
  • Identify concrete strategies for working with female veterans who have experienced trauma

Meet the authors:

  • Megan Edson Grandin
  • Kathleen Guarino
  • Alexander Steacy
  • Jason Wharff

Module facts:

  • Estimated length: 1 hour
  • Subject: Female veterans and trauma
  • CE credit: 1 hour
  • Course type: Self-paced module
  • Covered topics: female service members, female veterans, veterans, military, trauma, trauma-informed care, women veterans, women service members

Curriculum

  • Course handouts
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part One
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 1
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Two
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 2
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Three
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 3
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Four
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Quiz 4
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Part Five
  • The Battlefield and Beyond: Feedback