Treating Military Sexual Trauma

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Understanding the specific aspects of military culture and circumstances unique to military sexual trauma are necessary components of programs helping survivors begin the healing process. This workshop explores unique characteristics of MST, military cultural competency, symptoms, diagnosis and co-morbidity as well as best practice in treatment and advocacy. 3.75 CEUs available.

The training will focus on:

  • Sexual Assault in the Military - History of numbers of sexual assaults reported in the military from 2007 to 2009 with an update from 2010
  • Response  and reactions from US military and government - Government policies and responses and efforts since 2003
  • Unique characteristics of MST and basic military cultural competency components; working with the DoD and VA in treatment and prevention - Education on military culture and response and protocol in reporting and treatment issues, symptoms, diagnosis and co-morbidity
  • Establishing a system of care and effective clinical treatment - Recommended and best practices in treatment of MST, including ACT, CBT, Narrative & EMDR

About the Trainer

Elizabeth Stinson, LMFT, provides MST trainings and counseling for clinicians throughout the United States and presented this training for RVP previously in 2010.  Elizabeth has extensive experience working with survivors of trauma and torture and is often asked to consult with JAG (US Judge Advocate General), civilian attorneys and other clinicians on MST, PTSD and TBI.  In addition, Elizabeth is clinical advisor to BAMLP, the Bay Area Military Law Panel and a member of the Portland VA think-tank on military sexual trauma.

Elizabeth is also project director of International Trauma Assessment Project (ITAP), fiscally sponsored by the Allende Foundation for Social Medicine. She is a clinical member of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and a clinical fellow of AAMFT, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She was a contributor to the award winning documentary on military sexual trauma, “The Invisible War."

June 2nd, 2012 9:00 AM   through   1:00 PM
Lane County Behavioral Health Bldg
2411 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Room 198
Eugene, OR 97401
United States
Phone: 503-954-2259
General Tuition (no refunds if cancelled after May 31) $ 45.00
FREE for RVP Providers and VA and Vet Center Clinicians $ 0.00
Students and Seniors (60+) $ 25.00
After May 31 and at the door (no refunds if cancelled after May 31) $ 50.00

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