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MGH Faculty Development Podcast

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Faculty Development Podcast

Apr 25, 2023

“Continuum of trauma-related assessment and treatment in service members and veterans”

The Anne Klibanski Visiting Lecture Series was created to support and advance the careers of women. These lectures bring together faculty from institutions that have hosted Anne Klibanski Scholars with MGH scholars, on topics that overlap both research areas.

Dr. Brenner will present on “Behavioral Health Approaches to Transdiagnostic Care with the Special Operations Forces Community.” 
Dr. Thompson-Hollands will present on “Family-inclusive PTSD treatment for Veterans: Rationale and Recommendations for Clinicians.”

Lauren Brenner, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with Home Base, a Massachusetts General Hospital and Red Sox Foundation Program; and Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Johanna Thompson-Hollands, PhD, is a Staff Psychologist in the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System; and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Provide overview of common presenting concerns and psychiatric diagnoses in Special Operations Forces service members and veterans presenting for comprehensive brain health and trauma evaluation
  • Describe recommendations for providers working with SOF and embedded support patients
  • Describe the potential advantages of family-inclusive treatment for Veterans with PTSD
  • Assess the evidence for Veterans’ willingness to involve family members in their PTSD treatment

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