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Clinician's Trauma Update Online
The National Center for PTSD tries to keep all professionals up to date with the latest in trauma research and how it can be applied. CTU-Online includes brief updates on the latest clinically relevant research. Content on treatment and assessment is emphasized. Publications on other topics are included if the content has significant clinical implications.
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/newsletters/ctu-online.asp

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
DVBIC offers state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs to active duty military, dependents and veterans. For detailed information on brain injury and associated research and treatment, visit http://www.dvbic.org/.

National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
The United States Veterans Administration has established the National Center for PTSD, considered the center of excellence for research and education on the prevention, understanding, and treatment of PTSD. Its mission is to advance the clinical care and social welfare of America's veterans through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders. The website is a rich resource for veterans, their families, and professionals. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/index.asp

PTSD Research Quarterly (RQ)
The National Center for PTSD produces the PTSD Research Quarterly newsletter. Each issue contains a review article written by guest experts on a specific topic related to PTSD and has a selective bibliography with abstracts and a supplementary list of annotated citations. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/newsletters/ptsd-rq.asp

National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2)
A component center of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury and part of the Military Health System (MHS), T2 designs, builds, tests, and evaluates available and emerging technologies to deploy in support of psychological health and traumatic brain injury recovery in the military community. http://www.t2health.org/

PBS

  • "Need to Know: Homecoming for Veterans"
    This series, anchored by Scott Simon, deals with the unique issues facing veterans. Recent segments have highlighted the strain on the current health care system to meet the needs of returning veterans and an interview with Lt. Commander Pam Wall, a Jonas Scholar and psychiatric nurse.
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/need-to-know/video/need-to-know-june-22-2012-homecoming-for-veterans/14098/

  • Brainline & Brainline Military
    BrainLine.org, a WETA website funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center through a contract with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. Brainline includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.
    http://www.brainline.org/; http://www.brainlinemilitary.org/


Wounded Warriors Project (WWP)
WWP's mission is to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid to both help injured service members and help injured service members assist one another. Its goal is to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/





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