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Quick Guide to Presenting from a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Perspective
This guide is intended for use by faculty, staff and training scholars interested in creating presentations that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain
Helps primary care clinicians and trainees gain a basic understanding of pain and facilitate early assessment and interventions.
Taking the First Step: Psychotherapy for PTSD
This educational brochure for Veterans provides information about PTSD-focused psychotherapy at VA to address common questions.
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 | Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Veterans
5/18/2023 - VA providers have two chances to attend this SC MIRECC CBOC Mental Health Grand Rounds one-hour webinar for one free hour of continuing education (CE) credit. 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:
- Define common terms used in the care of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) patients.
- Identify health disparities experienced by TGD Veterans.
- Understand how to create an affirming clinical environment for TGD patients.
- List resources for education and training.
Presenters: Jessica Morris, PhD and Dawnelle Paldino, PhD
Dates: Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 8:00 - 9:00 am CT and Thursday, June 15, 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 free hour of JA IPCE, ACCME, ACPE, ANCC, APA, ASWB, NBCC, NYSED-SW, NYSED-P
New Resource! Quick Guide to Presenting from a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Perspective
5/15/2023 - This guide is intended for use by faculty, staff and training scholars interested in creating presentations that promote diversity, equity and inclusion. It provides three tips for presenters preparing general to research focused or data-driven presentations.
New Resource!Taking the First Step: Psychotherapy for PTSD
5/15/2023 - Veterans may have questions when discussing PTSD treatment options with their clinicians. This educational brochure for Veterans provides information about PTSD-focused psychotherapy at VA to address common questions.
Updated Resource! Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain
5/15/2023 - Helps primary care clinicians and trainees gain a basic understanding of pain and facilitate early assessment and interventions.
5/15/2023 - Read our spring newsletter for updates on our faculty, research, resources, accomplishments, and more!
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.