PTSD clinical support tools


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Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

These clinical support tools are intended to help providers comply with the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post-traumatic Stress. The tools bring together resources for providers, patients and family members which support comprehensive, evidence-based treatment of PTSD.  The tools, which contain recommendations on screening, diagnosis, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, referrals, and patient and family education, comprise: Understanding Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; PTSD Provider Tool; Implementing the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Post-traumatic Stress: A Guide for Clinic Leaders; Experiencing PTSD as a Family Booklet; Understanding PTSD Booklet and PTSD Pocket Guide.