The Military Human: Working with Military Mental Health


16 March 2018

Course leader

Dr Jennie Ormerod

Length of course

One-day study day

Course Venue

York St John University (but can be delivered to teams on-site)

Level & credit

Study Day

Fees & funding

Fee £95

Funded places are available

Course flier

Download PDF Working with Military Mental Health (PDF, 0.4MB) 


This course is part of the Military Human CPD Series.  

Course Outline

Part of The Military Human CPD Series at York St John University, this one day course is aimed at those with some experience of working with mental health who would like to know more about applying this work to military veterans.

The course fits with the Call to Mind: Framework for Action, and the military covenant—ensuring military veterans are not disadvantaged in accessing services.

What will I learn?

Attendees 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.

Who should attend?

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 attendees?

This course aims to enhance understanding of military mental health.

What difference will it make to my work?

Following this course, attendees will have an improved ability to engage with military veterans and work with common mental health problems within this group.

What difference will it make to my employer or service?

This course will enhance delivery of service by understanding some of the national drivers for this group.

Course Leader Biography:

Dr Jennie Ormerod is the Clinical Lead for Yorkshire and Humber Veterans Outreach Service. Jennie has 15 years of experience working within Military Mental Health. She works clinically within Humber Traumatic Stress Service, a service that specialises in working with military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. She also sits on the national network for services for military veterans and is involved in informing future developments of veterans’ services.

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