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Introduction to Veterans Benefits for Clinicians

The Course clarifies the legal and administrative environment which clinicians must understand in order to work effectively with returning Veterans.

It focuses on treatment reporting requirements, confidentiality of clinical notes and records, and questions of operational readiness -- three important areas in which specific obligations are an inherent part of the military healthcare system.
Course Objective

1) to state and apply the legal definition of a Veteran

2) to describe the implications for receiving benefits for every type of Discharge

3) to explain the features of Service Connected Disability Compensation and non-Service Connected Pensions

4) to describe the importance of the clinicians role cases of potential Willful Misconduct 5) to use accurate and effective language in clinical statements regarding Veterans benefits
Intended Audience

Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Certificates
American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
1.5 Hour 1.50 CE Credit(s) $35.00 QTY

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