Run time: 52 min, in 8 parts
Production date: 2000
Contains interviews with native veterans and family members, providing powerful personal examples of military experience and readjustment to civilian life. Also describes experiences and perceptions about problems that occur when seeking or obtaining assistance from the VA, the Indian Health Service (IHS), community, and tribal resources.
This tape is for outpatient and inpatient medical practitioner who may have limited mental health experience in treating patients with PTSD. It is also intended for Veterans benefits counselors and VA staff who wish to obtain more knowledge about PTSD and its impact on the American Indian and Alaska Native Veteran. It will help staff recognize the cultural impact on the veteran and enable them to interact with the veteran in a manner that demonstrates respect for the cultural and social values, as well as the spiritual and emotional needs of those suffering from PTSD.
NOTE: Some of the videos specific to Veterans may contain information that has changed since the production date. The most current information on Veterans benefits, eligibility, VA services, and more can be found through the Department of Veterans Affairs at www.va.gov.
|Title of Section||Run Time||Windows Media||Transcript - pdf|
|Introduction||(2:36)||Video (214 kB)||text-only video of credits|
|Overview||(5:17)||Video (220 kB)||Part 2|
|Interviews||(5:18)||Video (224 kB)||Part 3|
|PTSD and Patients||(7:39)||Video(238 kB)||Part 4|
|Alcohol and Depression||(9:42)||Video(240 kB)||Part 5|
|Health and Life||(6:07)||Video (234 kB)||Part 6|
|Ceremonies||(6:43)||Video (224 kB)||Part 7|
|Pharmacotherapy||(10:37)||Video (234 kB)||Part 8|
Both professional versions of this video should be watched while working through the Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts Online Manual.
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