The PTSD Consultation Program, launched in 2011 to support VA providers, is now available to providers outside of the VA who are treating Veterans with PTSD and services are free.
University of Southern California
USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families' offers training education to prepare behavioral health professionals and others for meeting the unique needs of those affected by military service.
The NASW Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) enable members to stay abreast of what is happening in the profession and to be most effective in doing your job. Specialty Practice Sections offer the opportunity for professional development through live practice-specific teleconferences, free continuing educations credits, social work chats, e-Alerts, and much more.
Uniformed Services University
Find workshops and webinars through the Uniformed Services University's Center for Deployment Psychology.
This course offers civilian professionals a broad introduction to military culture. This essential first course is designed to promote understanding of military culture and related life circumstances among civilian professionals who do not have substantial knowledge of military life or extensive experience engaging military-affiliated clients.
The NASW Specialty Certification program was launched in 2000 in response to growing workforce trends and societal needs requiring specialization and to help NASW members attain enhanced professional and public recognition; increase visibility as specialized social workers; and association with a select group of specialized social workers who have attained national recognition. NASW offers certifications specifically for social workers who work with military members, veterans, and their families.