The Military Human: Working with Military Mental Health
Learn about the presentation of mental health problems in military veterans and how to support this group
If you work in health, social care or education this CPD course is for you, whichever field you work in, you will have professional contact with veterans and their families. Managing family members of service personnel who are transitioning into civilian life or living with a family member who is in a military service can be complex and time consuming. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to support veterans and their families, by providing the knowledge to enable a more informed approach. This course is part of the Military Human CPD Series.
- Location – York campus
- Duration – One-day study day
- Start date –
Facilitators - Dr Jennie Ormerod, Clinical Lead for Yorkshire and Humber Veterans Outreach Service
£95 For self-funded individuals
Health Education England funding available Funding criteria
By attending this course you will
Learn about presentation of mental health problems in military veterans; how to apply their skills to working with this group and latest research findings and developments in this area.
This course is designed for CPNs, Social Care staff, mental health professionals, third sector organisations working within mental health, people who may work with military veterans with mental health conditions.
Attendees should have completed The Military Human: Understanding Military Culture and Transition (formerly ‘Veterans Awareness and Interventions training) before booking on this course.
What difference will it make to my attendees?
This course aims to enhance understanding of military mental health.
Benefits to the employee
Following this course, attendees will have an improved ability to engage with military veterans and work with common mental health problems within this group.
Benefits to the employer
This course will enhance delivery of service by understanding some of the national drivers for this group.
Course leader biographies
Matthew Cole is BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist who has been in practice for nearly 30 years. He has worked for a range of organisations including the NHS, the MOD, mental health charities and the private sector.
He has worked with a vast range of individuals, groups and organisations using CBT based interventions as the agent of change.