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Update on Women in the Military
Dr Heidi Squier Kraft surveys what is known about the unique needs of returning female veterans as well as emerging approaches to facilitate their re-integration -- from her perspective from within the US Navy Combat Stress Control program.
Course Objective

Participants will be able to cite at least two research studies which investigate differences between men in women in PTSD predispositions

Participants will accurately describe current research on the role of prior trauma and later PTSD

Participants will be able to state, based on best current evidence, the incidence and impact on PTSD of military sexual trauma

Participants will be able to state current hypothesis on the role of social support in fostering resilience among women
Intended Audience
Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Author Bio

Heidi Squier Kraft received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California - San Diego School of Medicine in 1996. She joined the Navy during her internship at Duke University Medical Center, serving as both a flight and clinical psychologist. Her active duty assignments included the Naval Safety Center (clinical time at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth), the Naval Health Research Center (clinical time at Naval Medical Center San Diego), and Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL.

In February 2004, she deployed to Iraq for seven months with a Marine Corps surgical company, when her boy and girl twins were fifteen months old. She left active duty in 2005 after nine years in the Navy, and now serves in the US Navy Combat Stress Control program.
Certificates
American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
3.0 Hour 3.00 CE Credit(s) $72.00 QTY

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