Sample Post Test
1) Resiliency has been characterized as the ability to:
- Bounce back from adversities
- Bend but not break under extreme stress
- Handle setbacks and persevere in spite of ongoing stresses
- All the above
2) Resilience is tied to the ability to learn to live with ongoing fear and uncertainty and the ability to adapt to difficult and challenging life experiences.
This 3 CE online course discusses ways to bolster resilience in military personnel as a means to prevent PTSD and adjustment problems. The comprehensive online course discusses what is resilience, what Characterizes resilient individuals, the behaviors that contribute to the development of chronic PTSD and related adjustment problems, issues associated with addressing the Psychological Needs of soldiers, intervention implications for resiliency training programs, and what returning warriors have TO DO and NOT DO in order to develop chronic PTSD and related adjustment difficulties and consider the implications for interventions.
- Discuss the concept of resiliency
- Describe what returning warriors have TO DO and NOT DO in order to develop chronic PTSD and related adjustment difficulties and consider the implications for interventions.
- Describe the efforts to train and bolster resilience in soldiers and their family members
- Discuss what needs to be included in such well-intended intervention efforts if they are going to prove successful and reduce PTSD and related adjustment difficulties
Note: A portion of the proceeds from this workshop benefits the Melissa Institute For Violence Prevention and Treatment, a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and prevention of violence through education, community service, research support and consultation.