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This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

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Tools for specific professionals who encounter Veterans or trauma survivors in their line of work (e.g. clergy, employers, police, college campus staff, or community mental health providers).

Toolkits include handouts, information, and networking resources specific to helping Veterans or anyone who may have PTSD. Also learn how to take care of yourself while providing care or working alongside those managing PTSD.

  • Provider Self-Care Toolkit: Provides education and resources to help mental health care providers with professional burnout and secondary traumatic stress.
  • Clergy Toolkit
    This toolkit is designed to help clergy members who work with Veterans and Servicemembers who have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Police Officer Toolkit: PTSD and Military Veterans
    Aims to assist police officers, or those who train police officers, to more effectively interact with Veterans who have PTSD. Learn about PTSD, military culture, and techniques to help engage and support those with PTSD.
  • VA Campus Toolkit
    Provides college faculty, staff, and administrators with resources to support student Veterans who are adjusting to campus life. Flyer for VA Campus Toolkit (PDF).
  • Community Provider Toolkit
    Features support for mental health providers caring for Veterans. Learn how to connect with VA and access tools to understand military culture and Veteran-specific treatments in mini clinics. Flyer for Community Provider Toolkit (PDF).
  • Veterans Employment Toolkit
    Created for employers, managers and supervisors, human resource professionals, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providers to support and retaining Veterans in the workplace. Toolkit also offers employment resources for Veterans. Flyer for Veterans Employment Toolkit (PDF).
  • VA Disaster Mental Health Toolkit:
    Provides disaster mental health-related information and resources for volunteer work as a VA Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) mental health provider. (Available on VA Intranet only,
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