The nation’s continual involvement in foreign wars over the past two decades has taken a toll on service members and their families—especially with regard to substance use and mental health issues. Join Hazelden Betty Ford research scientist Kate Gliske, PhD, along with psychologist and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran Dustin Brockberg, PhD, to take a closer look at behavioral health challenges faced by veterans and their families. Learn how service type, deployment status, reintegration into civilian life and other factors can affect addiction and related mental health challenges. Gliske and Brockberg will also identify effective recovery resources available to military families.
- Understand the unique stressors facing veterans and military families
- Identify how service type and period of service may impact mental health and addiction
- Learn about available mental health and addiction resources for service members and their families
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A certificate of completion will be awarded for attending this event. Please note, this event has not been approved for continuing education (CE) credit. The participant is responsible to verify if this activity meets their continuing education board requirements in order to gain credit.
Kate Gliske, PhD, is a research scientist with the Butler Center for Research, part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. She holds a master’s in counseling psychology and a doctorate in family social science, with additional training as a prevention scientist. Gliske’s research interests include studying the benefits of preventive parenting programs for families undergoing stress, and the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices for addiction that target the entire family system.
As a psychologist, Dustin Brockberg’s clinical practice focuses on treatment of co-occurring disorders, trauma-related issues, psychological assessments, sleep hygiene and chronic pain. He holds a master’s in child psychology and a doctorate in counseling psychology. Brockberg is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran.
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