Give an Hour, funded by The Hidden Heroes Fund (an initiative of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation) is currently working to educate mental health providers on the specific needs of military caregivers, with the goal of improving quality of care for this often overlooked population of heroes. This partnership will also work to ensure that they EDF Caregiver Fellows are educated on the Five Signs of Emotional Suffering and the Healthy Habits of Well-being.
Give an Hour has partnered with PsychArmor to provide an ongoing opportunity for providers to gain CE’s and information about the military caregiver culture. We encourage you to register with PsychArmor to gain access to free caregiver courses offering CE’s. More featured courses coming soon.
Intimacy and Emotional Disconnect in Military Populations
This course investigates links between emotional disconnect and relationship intimacy issues primarily among Veteran and active duty military heterosexual couples. This course focuses on how military beliefs and values can affect relationships on an intimate and emotional level. It also discusses signs, symptoms, and treatment modalities that can benefit couples who feel emotionally disconnected.
The Cost of Caring
Gain an understanding of the effects of secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, and burnout on mental health professionals. Learn how future mental health professionals are being trained in graduate programs to work with military, veterans, and their families. Review the implications of working with clients who have experience with trauma. Re-examine risk-management, negligence, and malpractice.