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Job Announcement: Health Science Specialist

Job Announcement Number: 08-589 Amended . Health Science Specialist, GS-0601-12/13 . Salary Range: 65,315.00 - 100,976.00 USD per year. Open Period: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 to Friday, January 09, 2009. Position Information: Full-Time, Term position not to exceed 3 years. May be extended for one additional year for a maximum of 4 years.

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Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 13, 2021  · (09/15/21) Health Science Specialist/Registry Analyst - East Orange, NJ. Are you interested in putting data to work for Veterans? The VA’s Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry (AHOBPR) is the fastest growing national registry in the VA with >265,000 participants and approximately 500 new participants joining each week. We are seeking a motivated and independent Registry Analyst to ...

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Jobs & Careers - South Texas Veterans Health Care …

Posted: (52 years ago) Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement in the “How to Apply” section. Most positions require you to apply online, while some healthcare positions allow you to merely submit a resume/curriculum vitae to be considered.

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Department of Veterans Affairs VA …

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 06, 2020  · Department of Veterans Affairs VA HANDBOOK 5005/129 Washington, DC 20420 Transmittal Sheet April 6, 2020 STAFFING 1. REASON FOR ISSUE: To revise the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) policies and procedures for the appointment and advancement of hybrid title 38 (HT38) occupations.

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Behavioral Science Division and Staff - PTSD: National ...

  Boston, MA

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 19, 2019  · Behavioral Science Division and Staff. The Behavioral Science Division, headquartered in Boston, MA, specializes in development and testing of treatment interventions for use with various trauma-exposed populations; longitudinal studies of people after exposure to trauma; psychophysiology, information processing and basic mechanisms of PTSD; and development of assessment instruments.

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Careers - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, seeks a dynamic, academically-oriented leader for the position of Director, Pacific Islands Division. We are seeking a senior doctor-level individual with a strong background in clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, public health, and/or related field with a solid research and publication record in the area of mental health disparities within a multicultural context. A focus on PTSD or trauma is preferred, but applications working on other mental health disorders are encouraged to ap…

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Employment - Veterans Affairs

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 04, 2021  · (09/15/21) Health Science Specialist/Registry Analyst - East Orange, NJ. Are you interested in putting data to work for Veterans? The VA’s Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry (AHOBPR) is the fastest growing national registry in the VA with >265,000 participants and approximately 500 new participants joining each week. We are seeking a motivated and independent Registry Analyst to ...

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Nursing - VA Careers

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 24, 2021  · Nurses play a crucial role in Veterans’ long-term, holistic health. They work collaboratively across disciplines and treatment settings with designated medical teams—and other community resources—to help coordinate the full spectrum of patient care. And they do it all with a gentle humility and patience that keeps Veterans’ spirits lifted.

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Jobs & Careers - Atlanta VA Health Care System

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 23, 2020  · Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement in the “How to Apply” section. Most positions require you to apply online, while some healthcare positions allow you to merely submit a resume/curriculum vitae to be considered.

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Office of Nursing Services (ONS) Home

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 16, 2021  · Practice. Photo at left is Chris Engstrom, PhD, CRNP, AOCN, Acting Chief Nursing Officer with Keynote Speaker Donna Shalala, PhD, FAAN at the IOM Meeting: Back to the Future of Nursing (December, 2013). VA Nursing Practice provides Veteran healthcare across a continuum of services for acute and chronic conditions in hospital, ambulatory, and skilled nursing settings.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Online Training - PTSD ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Description. Learn how to assist people in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism. Psychological First Aid (PFA) Online Training is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for experienced practitioners who want a review of PFA.

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AIMS for Anger Management - PTSD: National Center …

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 07, 2020  · AIMS is an anger management app based on the VA online course Anger and Irritability Management Skills. The app is designed for Veterans and Service members but can be used by anyone coping with anger problems.

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Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-IV Axis I ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID-I) is a semistuctured interview for making the major DSM-IVAxis I diagnoses. The instrument is designed to be administered by a clinician or trained mental health professional. Ideally, this will be someone who has had experience performing unstructured diagnostic evaluations. However, for the purposes of some research studies, non-clinician research assistants who have extensive experience with the study population in question have been trained to use the SCID. The less clinic…

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PTSD Consultation Program - PTSD: National Center …

Posted: (52 years ago) May 13, 2021  · CONTACT US [email protected]va.gov or (866) 948-7880. Any provider who treats Veterans with PTSD can ask a question or request consultation about PTSD-related issues. Consultation is free.

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Massed Delivery of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for …

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 13, 2020  · Author(s): Cynthia Yamokoski PhD . Description. The 2017 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD recommends evidence-based, trauma-focused psychotherapies, such as Prolonged Exposure (PE) or Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), as a first-line treatment for PTSD.

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Mission and Overview - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 26, 2020  · Mission and Overview. This section provides a description of how the National Center for PTSD was established and its structure. Information is given about the Center's major accomplishments including improving patient care, as well as our goals and objectives and plans for the future.

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Clinician's Trauma Update Online (CTU-Online) - PTSD ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 19, 2021  · Clinician's Trauma Update Online (CTU-Online) August 2021 Issue: Vol. 15(4) (PDF) Editor: Paula P. Schnurr, PhD Senior Associate Editor: Lauren M. Sippel, PhD

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Working with Trauma Survivors: What Workers Need …

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 14, 2019  · Working with Trauma Survivors: What Workers Need to Know. After a traumatic event, many individuals working as rescue workers, health care workers, journalists, and volunteers may come into contact with trauma survivors.

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Recognizing PTSD Reactions - PTSD: National Center …

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 07, 2020  · Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Child Measures of Trauma and PTSD - PTSD: National …

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 24, 2021  · Child Measures of Trauma and PTSD. The child measure for the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 is listed below. For information on child measures please visit the National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Measures Review Database database.. Trauma Exposure and Symptom Measures

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PTSD Assessment Measures - PTSD: National Center …

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 30, 2021  · PTSD Assessment Measures. Due to changes in regulations, to obtain the CAPS-5 Assessments: Non-VA providers will need to resubmit the request form.; For VA employees only: Download the CAPS-5 assessment measures on the National Center for PTSD Intranet website.; NOTE: You will be redirected to the CAPS-5 Assessment Request Form.

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Dissemination and Training Division and Staff - PTSD ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 05, 2021  · The Division conducts training and implementation science projects to promote use of effective PTSD treatments. The Division develops widely-used mobile mental health apps, conducts research on online and mobile interventions, and trains VA staff in use of digital mental health tools.

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Casey Taft, PhD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 08, 2020  · Casey Taft, PhD. Principal Investigator. Behavioral Science Division. See staff directory for contact information.. Academic Appointment. Boston University School of Medicine, Professor, Psychiatry

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The Experience of Chronic Pain and PTSD: A Guide for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 14, 2019  · The Experience of Chronic Pain and PTSD: A Guide for Health Care Providers. Lorie T. DeCarvalho, PhD. What Is Chronic Pain? According to the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), chronic pain involves suffering from pain in a particular area of the body (e.g., in the back or the neck) for at least three to six months (1).

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Barbara Niles, PhD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 25, 2019  · Barbara Niles, PhD. Principal Investigator. Behavioral Science Division. See staff directory for contact information.. Academic Appointment. Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of …

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Basics Screening - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 07, 2020  · Primary Care PTSD Screen The Primary Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5 (PC-PTSD-5) is a 5-item screen that was designed to identify those with probable PTSD 7.Those screening positive require further assessment from a mental health professional.

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Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 11, 2021  · Description. The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) is the gold standard for PTSD assessment and diagnosis for both military and civilian trauma survivors. The National Center for PTSD created the courses in the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) Training Curriculum to allow clinicians, trainees and researchers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the ...

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UCLA Child/Adolescent PTSD Reaction Index for DSM …

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 26, 2018  · Description The UCLA Child/Adolescent PTSD Reaction Index for DSM-5 is the revision of the UCLA Child/Adolescent PTSD Reaction Index for DSM-IV.The new DSM-5 version is a semi-structured interview that assesses a child's trauma history and the full range of DSM-5 PTSD diagnostic criteria among school-age children and adolescents. A DSM-5 Parent/Caregiver version is also available.

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Jillian C. Shipherd, PhD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 16, 2020  · Women's Health Sciences Division. See staff directory for contact information. Academic Appointment. Boston University School of Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry; Education. State University of New York at Buffalo, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2001; State University of New York at Buffalo, Psychology, MA, 1998

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Continuing Education - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 06, 2021  · Not all persons with PTSD or alcohol use disorder (AUD) benefit from prazosin. This course reviews the research for the efficacy of prazosin in reducing PTSD trauma nightmares, sleep disruption and daytime hyperarousal, as well as research supporting prazosin efficacy for AUD.

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Research Findings on PTSD and Violence - PTSD: …

Posted: (52 years ago) May 13, 2020  · Continuing Education Course. Assessing and Reducing Violence Risk in Veterans with PTSD. This PTSD 101 online course describes an evidence-based approach for improving clinical assessment and risk management of violence in Veterans with PTSD.

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Skills for Psychological Recovery: Field Operations …

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 01, 2020  · The Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Guide was developed by the National Center for PTSD and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. SPR aims to help survivors gain skills to manage distress and cope with post-disaster stress and adversity. SPR is intended to follow Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the weeks and months following disaster or mass violence events.

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Outreach And Events | VR&E/Microsoft Virtual Hiring …

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 22, 2021  · This event is primarily focused on job opportunities in Computer Science, Program/Management Analyst, Business, IT (A+, Net+, Security+, etc.), Technology, Customer Service/Support, and Software Engineering. It will feature booths from over 30 top private and federal employers! Please create a …

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Continuing Education - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Terence M. Keane, PhD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 16, 2020  · National Center for PTSD Boston University School of Medicine. Biography. Dr. Keane is the Director of the Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston, a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Assistant Dean for Research at Boston University School of Medicine; he is also recognized as a world leader in the field of traumatic stress.

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Stressful Life Events Screening Questionnaire (SLESQ ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Stressful Life Events Screening Questionnaire (SLESQ) is a 13-item self-report measure for non-treatment seeking samples that assesses lifetime exposure to traumatic events. Eleven specific and two general categories of events, such as a life-threatening accident, physical and sexual abuse, witness to another person being killed or assaulted, are examined. For each event, respondents are asked to indicate whether the event occurred ("yes" or "no"), their age at time of the event, as well as other specific items related to the event, suc…

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Patricia Watson, PhD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 06, 2021  · Biography and a list of courses taught by this instructor. National Center for PTSD. Biography. Patricia Watson, PhD is a senior educational specialist for the National Center for PTSD and assistant professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, in the Department of Psychiatry.

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Strategies: PTSD in Others - PTSD: National Center for …

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 31, 2019  · Techniques for dealing with individuals who have PTSD, including verbal and nonverbal tactical transparency, the grounding technique, making a referral to treatment, and seeking further training in the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) model.

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Spirituality Resilience - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 07, 2020  · Bending Vs. Breaking Through their detailed interviews with former POWs, Special Forces instructors, and civilian survivors of trauma, Steven Southwick and Dennis Charney have identified ten coping mechanisms that foster resilience in the face of trauma 15.While the authors note that other factors may be important as well, those listed below were the ones interviewees described as crucial:

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2017 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 30, 2020  · Provides links to the 2017 revised VA/DoD CPG and helpful resources including online courses, a summary slide deck, and handouts. The CPG offers objective, evidence-based information on the management of PTSD and related conditions, including diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up recommendations.

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Online Courses - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 19, 2020  · Get help for PTSD. If you need help right away: Call 1-800-273-8255 Press "1" if you are a Veteran. Chat online with a counselor; Call 911 or visit a local emergency room

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How Deployment Stress Affects Children and Families ...

Posted: (52 years ago) How Deployment Stress Affects Children and Families: Research Findings How Many Families Are Affected by Deployment? By the end of 2008, 1.7 million American Service members had served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF).(1) Military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan run the risk of developing problems such as depression, PTSD, anxiety, and traumatic ...

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Dissociative Subtype of PTSD Scale (DSPS) - PTSD: …

Posted: (52 years ago) The DSPS is a 15-item measure that assesses lifetime and past-month (current) dissociative symptoms, including symptoms that define the DSM-5definition of the dissociative subtype of PTSD. The measure has a branching structure such that individuals are first asked if they have ever (in their lifetime) experienced a given symptom and then asked if that symptom has been present in the past month. If the symptom has been present in the past month, the frequency of the symptom is then rated on a 1-4 scale and the intensity of the s…

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Annual Reports - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 08, 2021  · Each year, the National Center for PTSD advances the science of posttraumatic stress disorder and the care of Veterans and others impacted by trauma through research and education. Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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