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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.
About Adjusting to Chronic Conditions with Education, Support and Skills
ACCESS is a psychosocial intervention specifically designed to address the physical and emotional issues faced by chronically ill patients.
An Active Approach to Recovering from Trauma: Breaking the Cycle of Safety Aids and Avoidance
This guide helps Veterans understand how trauma affects their lives.
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: Darwinian Medicine, Burnout, and Self-Compassion
1/25/2023 - VA providers have two chances to attend this 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:
- Articulate a working understanding of the phenomenology of occupational burnout, as defined by the research literature, and describe burnout’s relationship to clinical sequelae such as depression.
- Think critically about burnout’s roots in our survival instincts, as they pertain to leadership behaviors and peer relationships, and self-compassion.
- Use the insights above to propose personal plans for identifying occupation burnout, and to develop burnout reduction/prevention strategies.
Presenter: Hector A. Garcia, PsyD
Dates: Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 8:00 - 9:00 am CT and Thursday, February 9, 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
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.