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Duke Mental Health Webinar: Effects of War on Military Families

The Duke AHEC Program, in collaboration with the Sandhills Local Management Entity, has developed an ongoing continuing medical series to address important psychiatric management issues encountered in community mental health settings. The current series is targeted toward psychiatrists and other providers working with seriously mentally ill adults and child in underserved regions of the State.
At the completion of this training, the participant will:
  • Increase the understanding of War Trauma
  • Develop awareness of the effects of war on military families
  • Learn the impact of war trauma on the surrounding communities
  • Discuss family and community interventions
This training is free and available online at any time.  To access the training, please visit the Duke AHEC website.
Training Author:
Douglas A. Waldrep, MD, FAPA
COL United States Army (retired)
Dr. Waldrep obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 1988. He has faculty appointments at the Medical College of Georgia and the Uniform Services University of Health Sciences as an Assistant Professor. Some of his clinical interests include training psychiatry residents, child and adolescent psychiatry, risk communication, and disaster psychiatry.
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