Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans / Edition 1
  • Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans / Edition 1
  • Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans / Edition 1

Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans / Edition 1

by Julia M. Whealin, Lorie T. DeCarvalho, Edward M. Vega PhD, Edward M. Vega
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470257776

ISBN-13: 9780470257777

Pub. Date: 04/18/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans outlines clear strategies that mental health professionals can use to help war returnees become better able to negotiate common problems that diminish the quality of their day-to-day life, such as sleep issues, irritability, and getting along with family, friends,

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Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans outlines clear strategies that mental health professionals can use to help war returnees become better able to negotiate common problems that diminish the quality of their day-to-day life, such as sleep issues, irritability, and getting along with family, friends, and colleagues. This powerful and practical resource helps mental health professionals promote better health and better outcomes in veterans using tools such as: Individualized self-assessments of symptoms and concerns Effective suggestions, tips, and questions to enable veterans to work at their own pace on their unique problems Proven techniques for stress management and guidance on developing coping skills Useful handouts, worksheets, and quizzes Based upon empirically validated treatment methods and best practice guidelines for acute and traumatic stress, this clinician's manual and its accompanying workbook emphasize a wellness model. They were developed and refined through the authors' twenty years of combined clinical experience working with veterans. Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War assists professionals to instill hope and enthusiasm in their clients, with the ultimate goal of increasing each individual's sense of control over his or her life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470257777
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

For the Clinician.

Chapter 1: Understanding Transition Stress Reactions.

Chapter 2: Strategies for Healthy Coping.

Chapter 3: Improving Sleep.

Chapter 4: Managing Stress.

Chapter 5: Dealing with Anger.

Chapter 6: Reintegrating with Society.

Chapter 7: Reintegrating with Family and Friends.

Chapter 8: Staying Strong.

Appendices.

A.Reference/Resource Guide.

B.Chapter Outlines.

C.Pre/post Tests.

D.Participant Chapter Quizzes.

E.Stress Management Handouts.

F.Sleep Stages Handout.

G.Clinician Feedback Questionnaires.

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