The Training Institute at Home Base: a Welcome Back Veterans education initiative to heal the invisible wounds of war.

Course Information

Serving Those Who Have Served: Practical Approaches to Addressing the Invisible Wounds of War in Service Members and Post-9/11 Veterans - FIRST RESPONDERS

CE Information

Release Date:  January 28, 2016 
Expiration Date:  January 28, 2017






First Responder Continuing Education Credits

CECBEMS is an organization established to develop and implement policies to standardize the review and approval of EMS continuing education activities. The sponsoring organizations of CECBEMS are, the American College of Emergency Physicians, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians, National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Directors, National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinators, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, the National Association of EMS Educators, and the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians.

Continuing Education Hours have been applied for through the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).


CEH Type:
Trauma Category



Other Professions

Other Providers can claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of participation credits associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which these credits may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Faculty Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the MGH Psychiatry Academy that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. The MGH Psychiatry Academy has established policies in place that identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

The MGH Psychiatry Academy has implemented a process to resolve COI for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, the MGH Psychiatry Academy has resolved the conflict by External Content Review.

Planner Disclosures

The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:

David H. Rubin, MD, reviewer
Emma Morrison, MPA
Jane Pimental, MPH 

The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:

Naomi M. Simon, MD, MSc
Research: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Department of Defense, Highland Street Foundation, NIH
Speaking/CME/Consulting: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Equity/Spouse: Dendreon, G Zero, Gatekeeper

Susan E. Sprich, PhD
Royalties: Oxford University Press (co-authoring treatment manual and client workbook), Springer (co-editing handbook)

Speaker Disclosures

The following speakers and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:

Timothy J. Petersen, PhD
John M. Rodolico, PhD
Louis Chow, PhD
Magda Wojtowicz, PhD
Lauren K. Richards, PhD
Natanael Radke
Kurt Powers
Brett Casavant
Ryan Pitts

Hardware/Software Specifications

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration

Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+
Browser: Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 4.0+, or Google Chrome 7.0+
Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+
Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera
Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit

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