Tag Archive for PTSD

Military Culture, Difficult Transitions, and the Impact on Military Families

Military Culture, Difficult Transitions, and the Impact on Military Families by J. “Glen” White, Ph.D., CPRP Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System/Mental Health Service Persons transitioning from the military to civilian life face many challenges. Service members with post-traumatic stress or who have experienced deployment in a combat arena face additional difficulties and often require a…

Overview of the UAMS ARBEST Program

Overview of UAMS ARBEST Program (Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma) by Chad Sievers, MSSW, & Robyn D. Rektor, MA In the spring of 2009, the Arkansas State Legislature approved funding to improve screening, monitoring, and continuity of care for children experiencing physical or sexual abuse in Arkansas to address the psychological impact of trauma.…

Treating Acute Stress Disorder, Simple and Complex PTSD

Treating Acute Stress Disorder, Simple and Complex PTSD Betty Everett, PhD UAMS Walker Family Clinic   The treatment of acute stress disorder, simple PTSD (one event), and complex PTSD require different treatments. What follows is a discussion of some key elements, drawn from literature, workshops and personal experience working with children and families. The Majority…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Byron Simoneaux, Ph.D. Arkansas Veterans Affairs Psychologist Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is quickly becoming one of the most visible psychological disorders in the news and social media. Such exposure has provided a dynamic perspective on PTSD. The ever-changing perception of this condition can create problems for people who suffer with it including social…

UAMS: TF-CBT Study for Adolescent Females with PTSD

Accepting new referrals! Since November 2012, we have had twenty-seven female adolescents referred to our treatment study.  If you have referred one of your clients to this study, Thank You!  We are seeing large reductions in PTSD and depression symptoms throughout the treatment, and we are beginning to see that girls who respond best to…