Understanding the Military Experience: From Warrior to Civilian

Date produced 16 August 2016

During this webinar the interdisciplinary panel discuss the potential mental health challenges experienced when a service person transitions to civilian life.

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Resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website.  

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Tom's story to be better equipped to:

  • better understand the meaning of military culture for veterans; in particular their mental health when they are at home, on deployment and/or transitioning out of the Australian defence force
  • be more confident to respond to veterans’ mental health needs
  • have increased knowledge about evidence based treatments and practices in treating veterans’ mental health conditions. 

Resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website. 

 The panellists for this webinar were:

  • Dr Duncan Wallace (Psychiatrist)
  • Dr Stephanie Hodson (Psychologist)
  • Dr Isaac Seidl (General Practitioner)

Facilitator:

  • Professor Mark Creamer (Clinical Psychologist, Victoria) 


Resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website.

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