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Military Sexual Trauma

  • Date Created: 10/21/2009
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Military Sexual Trauma Author(s):

Amy Street, PhD

Description

Military sexual trauma is a recent area of research and clinical importance. This online course defines sexual harassment and assault and provides prevalence rates for these events in the military. Effects on mental health, approaches to treatment, and common themes of treatment are presented.

The author discusses unique issues for victims in the military, both women and men. The course provides information that may be applicable to non-military sexual trauma as well.

Goals and Objectives

  • Define the terms used to describe sexual harassment and assault in the military
  • Report estimates of the frequencies of sexual harassment and assault in the military
  • Describe the mental health impact of sexual trauma and implications for care

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