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PTS Disorder to PTS Growth

Auburn University Center for Governmental Services
November 3-4, 2011; Mobile, Alabama

Conference Sponsors:
Alabama Department of Mental Health
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services

Conference Partners:
Alabama National Guard
Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs
Alabama Department of Public Health
Alabama Department of Mental Health

Traumatic experiences can produce turmoil in a survivor's life, but they can also lead to new possibilities. Growth often occurs out of struggling with something very difficult, and practitioners are beginning to recognize that continuing personal distress and growth often coexist in the aftermath of a crisis. These presentations focus on understanding how to prevent, assess, treat and heal the invisible wounds of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with a focus on promoting resiliency and helping survivors to thrive.

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Day One

 

Day Two

 

Day One - Thursday, November 3, 2011

From PTSD to PTSG

(40 minutes)

Riggs

David Riggs, PhD
Center for Deployment Psychology
Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland

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Best Practices #1

The Brain and the Body

(21 minutes)

Sefton

JoEllen Sefton, PhD
Warrior Research Center
MRI Research Center
Auburn, Alabama

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Handouts (8 pages)

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Veterans Court

(26 minutes)

Marsh

RADM Clyde Marsh
Veterans Court
Montgomery, Alabama

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Healing Veterans

(30 minutes)

Farris

Andy Farris
Healing Veterans, Inc.
Roswell, Georgia

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Handouts (10 pages)

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Best Practices #2

Raising Expectations

(18 minutes)

Underwood

Jeff Underwood
Lakeshore Foundation
Birmingham, Alabama

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Handouts (3 pages)

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Assessing Risk and Resiliency

(11 minutes)

Herbin

Avital Herbin, PsyD
Martin Army Hospital
Columbus, Georgia

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Seeking a New Happy

(19 minutes)

Vines

Brannan Vines
Founder
FamilyOfaVet.com

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Handouts (4 pages)

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Bouncing Back

(23 minutes)

Mason

Ross Mason
Healthcare Institute for Neuro-Recovery and Innovation (HINRI)
Atlanta, Georgia

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Elimination of Stigma

(55 minutes)

Chiarelli

General Peter Chiarelli
Vice Chief of Staff
United States Army
Washington, D.C

 

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Day Two - Friday, November 4, 2011

Best Practices #3

Trauma:  A Hero's Journey

(39 minutes)

Bradley

Melissa Bradley, MS
The Omnibus Center
Huntsville, Alabama

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Handouts (4 pages)

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1,000 Yard Stare

(20 minutes)

Thornton

Brigade Chaplain Mark Thornton
Alabama National Guard
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Escaping the Trap

(18 minutes)

Spiro

Lauren Spiro, MA
Director
National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery

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Best Practices #4

Vet-to-Vet

(34 minutes)

Campbell

Drew

Ed Drew
Volunteer Liaison
Vet-to-Vet Peer Support Program

 

 

John Campbell, PsyD
Chief
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System

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Handouts (9 pages)

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Companioning

(32 minutes)

Carroll

Bonnie Carroll
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Washington, D.C.

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Handouts (9 pages)

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A Getaway to Hope

(20 minutes)

Roeseler

Shari Roeseler
St. Anthony Foundation
San Francisco, California

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After the Trauma

(47 minutes)

Muhammad

Mildred Muhammad
After the Trauma, Inc.
Washington, D.C.

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PTSG Resiliency

(40 minutes)

OToole

CRD Jerry O'Toole, PsyD
Deployment Health Clinical Center
Bethesda, Maryland

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No More Nightmares

(31 minutes)

Dexter

Beverly Dexter, PhD
CMD (Retired)
EEMDR International Association
Military Special Interest
San Diego, California

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Handouts (2 pages)

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Building a Resilient Culture

(43 minutes)

Everly

George S. Everly, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

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