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VA National Mental Health Recovery & Wellness Webinar Series

VA Mental Health Recovery & Wellness Webinar Series

 


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The VA National Mental Health Recovery & Wellness Webinar Series is sponsored in partnership by the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Section in the OMHSP, the VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) and the Veterans Health Administration Employee Education System. The webinars are focused on presenting advancements in recovery-focused mental health care occurring in the VHA and community. The webinars occur at 12:00pm ET the second Tuesday of each month. Now they are available here on demand!

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Date Recovery and Wellness Webinars

November Webinar Title Page Image
November 8, 2022

VA Training Opportunities in Mental Health Research and Treatment

 


October 18 Webinar Title Page Image
October 18, 2022

Vocational Rehabilitation Services in the Veterans Health Administration: What Services are Available, How to Access Them, and Research Findings

SpeakersKristen Abraham, PhD & Shana Bakken, PhD

 


October 11 Webinar Title Page Image
October 11, 2022

Understanding Aggression Among Veterans: Risk-Factors, Assessment, and Treatment

SpeakerAlison Krauss, PhD

 


September 13 Webinar Title Page Image
September 13, 2022

Connecting Veterans with Early Psychosis to VA Mental Health Services

SpeakersMelanie Bennett, PhD & Alicia Lucksted, PhD

 


August Webinar Icon
August 9, 2022

Evidence-Informed Strategies and Clinical Resources to Advance Suicide Prevention in Women Veterans

SpeakerJennifer Strauss, PhD

 


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July 12, 2022

How to Understand and Support Recovery for Black Individuals in the US Diagnosed with Schizophrenia

SpeakerArundati Nagendra, PhD

 


Addressing Race-Based Stress and Racial Trauma
June 14, 2022

Addressing Race-Based Stress and Racial Trauma

SpeakerMaurice Endsley, Jr., PhD

 


Using VA Mobile Mental Health Apps to Support Recovery and Wellness
May 10, 2022

Using VA Mobile Mental Health Apps to Support Recovery and Wellness

SpeakerColleen Becket-Davenport,PsyD

 


A Brief Cultural Identity Assessment for Clinical Care
April 12, 2022

A Brief Cultural Identity Assessment for Clinical Care

SpeakerMary Katherine Howell, PhD

 


Vocational Rehabilitation Service Programs & The Benefits of Work
March 8, 2022

Vocational Rehabilitation Service Programs & The Benefits of Work

SpeakerJoseph Carlomagno, M.Ed

 


Peer-based Whole Health Coaching: A New Approach to Care for Homeless Veterans
February 8, 2022

Peer-based Whole Health Coaching: A New Approach to Care for Homeless Veterans

SpeakerDaniel Blonigen, PhD

 


VA Interventions for Social Isolation: Social Prescribing as the Future of Healthcare
January 11, 2022

VA Interventions for Social Isolation: Social Prescribing as the Future of Healthcare

SpeakersLori Murphy, LISW-S & Prince Taylor, M.Ed

 


VA & Community Partnerships: Supporting Preparedness and Strengthening Response
December 14, 2021

VA & Community Partnerships: Supporting Preparedness and Strengthening Response

SpeakersTamar Wyte-Lake, DPT, MPH, Aram Dobalian, PhD, JD, MPH, Felix Acevedo, PhD, CEM, Reginald Kornegay, MaSSS, CHEP, SEM, VPS, James Payne, MS, CEM, CHEC, and Peter W. Brewster, BS

 


Evidence-Informed Progress Through Process: Implementing a Process-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Approach in VHA
November 9, 2021

Evidence-Informed Progress Through Process: Implementing a Process-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Approach in VHA

SpeakerKaren O'Brien, Ph.D.

 


Telling Your Story as a Peer Specialist, Tools and Tips
October 21, 2021

Telling Your Story as a Peer Specialist, Tools and Tips

Speaker: Kenneth A. Vick

 


Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging:  The Role of Psychosocial and Vocational Rehabilitation in Suicide Prevention
September 14, 2021

Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging: The Role of Psychosocial and Vocational Rehabilitation in Suicide Prevention

SpeakersTimothy R. Smith, Ph.D., Shana K. Bakken, Ph.D., CRC, and Daniel W. Bradford, M.D., MPH

 


Honest, Open, Proud (HOP) as a Resource for Recovery-Oriented Programming
August 10,2021

Honest, Open, Proud (HOP) as a Resource for Recovery-Oriented Programming

Speakers: Michelle Andra, Ph.D. & Alicia Lucksted, Ph.D.

 


VA Connection Plans: An Introduction and Clinical Training on a Social Connection Intervention
May 11, 2021

VA Connection Plans: An Introduction and Clinical Training on a Social Connection Intervention

SpeakersAmanda Peeples, Ph.D., Samantha Hack, Ph.D., LMSW, & Anjana Muralidharan, Ph.D.

   


The Role of VA Peer Specialists in Supporting Physical Health And Wellness
April 13, 2021

The Role of VA Peer Specialists in Supporting Physical Health And Wellness

SpeakerAnjana Muralidharan, Ph.D.

   


Video Games and Gaming Communities in Mental Health Recovery
March 09, 2021

Video Games and Gaming Communities in Mental Health Recovery

SpeakersMichelle Carras, Ph.D. & Mathew Bergendahl, MS, NCC, LPC

   


Promoting Recovery, Resilience and Suicide Prevention With Holistic and Spiritually Integrated Treatments: Taking Care of Our Veterans and Ourselves
February 09, 2021

Promoting Recovery, Resilience and Suicide Prevention With Holistic and Spiritually Integrated Treatments: Taking Care of Our Veterans and Ourselves

SpeakerDonna Ames, M.D.

   


Firearms and Suicide: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tools in Lethal Means Safety Counseling
January 12, 2021

A Win-Win: Trainees as Promoters of Recovery on Inpatient Mental Health Units

SpeakersBlaire Ehret, Ph.D., Dimitri Perivoliotis, Ph.D., Yuliana Gallegos Rodríguez, Ph.D., & Tamara Rumburg, Ph.D.

   


Firearms and Suicide: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tools in Lethal Means Safety Counseling
December 8, 2020

Firearms and Suicide: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tools in Lethal Means Safety Counseling

Speakers: Lauren Lovato Jackson, Ph.D. & Meredith Sears, Ph.D.

   


Mental Health Recovery and Wellness: Evaluation of Recovery-Oriented Acute INpatient Mental Healthcare (RAIN-MH)
November 10, 2020

Mental Health Recovery and Wellness: Evaluation of Recovery-Oriented Acute INpatient Mental Healthcare (RAIN-MH)

Speaker: Alan McGuire, Ph.D.

   


Evaluating Use of Peer Support Specialists to Deliver Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training
October 13, 2020

Evaluating Use of Peer Support Specialists to Deliver Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training

Speaker: Matthew Chinman, Ph.D.

  


Dialectical Behavior Therapy Implementation and Initial Outcomes at the at the Baltimore and DC VA Medical Centers
September 8, 2020

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Implementation and Initial Outcomes at the Baltimore and DC VA Medical Centers

Speakers: Lea Didion, Psy.D., Jessica Grossmann, Ph.D., and Peter Phalen, Psy.D. 

 

  

 

Brought to you in partnership by:

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Section in the OMHSP
Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Section in the OMHSP

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VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center

VA Employee Education System
Veterans Health Administration Employee Education System