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Understanding PTSD: A Guide for Veterans, Their Families, and Community
March 8, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This talk will cover typical signs and symptoms of PTSD in Veterans as well as common ways that PTSD affects Veterans’ families, friends, and employment. We will discuss common misperceptions about PTSD and explore the latest research on effective treatments for PTSD, including both medications and therapy. Local and national resources for Veterans and their families will be provided.
1.5 CEUs will be offered for LCSW, LMFT, and LPC
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green Room.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Natalie Hundt is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in PTSD in Veterans. She obtained her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship in VA hospitals. Currently, she is a staff psychologist and research investigator at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Her research centers around evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD and helping Veterans overcome barriers to engaging in mental health treatment.