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Pro Tips for Coaching webSTAIR
The goal of this training manual is to increase the reach of webSTAIR to Veterans with mild-to-moderate levels of trauma-related symptoms.
Living with Purpose: A Guide for Getting More Out of Each Day
This self-help workbook for mild to moderate depression can help Veterans fit engaging in psychotherapy into their busy lives. Includes a clinician guide that provides a brief overview of the workbook and behavioral activation.
Bariatric Surgery: A Path to Success
This self-help guide is for Veterans who are thinking about bariatric surgery and want to gain mental health skills and make their environments healthier.
The mission of the South Central MIRECC is to promote equity in engagement, access, and quality of mental health care for Veterans facing barriers to care, especially rural Veterans.
The South Central MIRECC strives to promote and celebrate a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion among our staff, across our sites, and in the work we do to improve mental health care for rural and other underserved Veterans.
For more information, email us at VISN16SCMIRECCEducation@va.gov
Register Now: Improving Access to Evidence-Based Psychotherapies: The MyBrief CBT Program
3/21/2023 - VA providers have two chances to attend this SC MIRECC CBOC Mental Health Grand Rounds one-hour webinar. Only register for the training you will attend or you will have issues with completing the evaluation and getting CE. Select "Register; do NOT select "Assign to Me". Contact Megan.Wandersee@va.gov for registration assistance. After the training learners should be able to:
- Identify the challenges and opportunities of using evidence-based psychotherapies in frontline practice.
- Describe the evidence for and core features of the MyBrief CBT program for Veterans with depression.
- Describe opportunities for training in the MyBrief CBT program.
Presenter: Jeff Cully, PhD
Dates: Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 8:00 - 9:00 am CT and Thursday, April 13, 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT (repeat)
Target Audience: VA CBOC mental health providers (all VA providers are welcome to attend)
CE: 1 hour of JA IPCE, ACCME, ACPE, ANCC, APA, ASWB, NBCC, NYSED-SW, NYSED-P
New Resource! Pro Tips for Coaching webSTAIR: A Transdiagnostic Web-based Program for Veterans Exposed to Trauma
3/14/2023 - webSTAIR is a Veteran-facing online version of Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR), which was developed for individuals who have experienced trauma. webSTAIR combines self-paced online training modules and virtual coaching sessions to support real-life skill application to improve emotion regulation, relationship functioning, and quality of life for Veterans who have experienced a trauma.The goal of this training manual is to increase the reach of webSTAIR to Veterans with mild-to-moderate levels of trauma-related symptoms.
Updated Resource! Living with Purpose: A Guide for Getting More Out of Each Day
2/14/2023 - Many Veterans with depression do not engage in psychotherapy because of barriers like busy work schedules, chronic health conditions, or lack of transportation. This self-help workbook for mild to moderate depression provides an alternative that may better fit into Veterans’ busy lives. It includes a clinician guide that provides a brief overview of the Veteran self-help workbook and behavioral activation.
1/25/2023 - Read our winter newsletter for updates on our faculty, research, resources, accomplishments, and more!
New Guide! Bariatric Surgery: A Path to Success
11/28/2022 - Bariatric surgery can have a positive impact on Veterans’ health and well-being. This self-help guide is for Veterans who are thinking about bariatric surgery and want to gain mental health skills and make their environments healthier. Their behaviors and mental health will directly affect outcomes of bariatric surgery. Making changes to their daily lives will help them succeed in their recovery after surgery.
Updated Manual! Adjusting to Chronic Conditions with Education, Support and Skills
11/28/2022 - ACCESS is a psychosocial intervention specifically designed to address the physical and emotional issues faced by chronically ill patients. The goals of the intervention are to empower individuals via patient-centered education, teach self-management strategies, and use goals and action plans to increase skill use and success.