Veteran Training January 13 2015 www Veteran Training

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Veteran Training January 13, 2015 www. Veteran. Training. va. gov

Veteran Training January 13, 2015 www. Veteran. Training. va. gov

Overview Veteran Training offers free online courses that were designed specifically for Veterans, Service

Overview Veteran Training offers free online courses that were designed specifically for Veterans, Service Members, and their families. These courses teach skills and tools to help users enhance different aspects of their lives. By placing these courses on the web, we allow Service Members and Veterans greater accessibility, flexibility, and privacy. They can go to a course at the time and place of their choosing. Users can remain anonymous, thus protecting their privacy. Registration is not required and no personal information is collected at any time. www. Veteran. Training. va. gov

Training Courses Moving Forward: Overcoming Life’s Challenges Moving Forward is an educational and life

Training Courses Moving Forward: Overcoming Life’s Challenges Moving Forward is an educational and life coaching program that teaches Problem Solving skills to help you better handle life’s challenges. Parenting for Service Members & Veterans This course helps parents learn how to address both everyday parenting challenges as well as family issues unique to military families. PTSD Coach Online: Tools to Help Manage Stress PTSD Coach Online is for trauma survivors, their families or anyone coping with stress. It includes tools to help manage anxiety, anger, sleep problems and more. www. Veteran. Training. va. gov

The Anger and Irritability Management Skills (AIMS) course offers a wide range of practical

The Anger and Irritability Management Skills (AIMS) course offers a wide range of practical skills and tools to help Veterans manage their anger. It helps them understand their anger triggers and teaches specific things they can do to better handle difficult situations. www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS

AIMS uses highly effective Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and is based on 20+ years

AIMS uses highly effective Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and is based on 20+ years of work with male and female Veterans from all eras. The course is designed to address the unique needs of Veterans and their families. AIMS contains videos from Veteran Mentors who generously share their experiences with anger and how they’ve benefited from Anger Management training. www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS

Anger Management AIMS features eight modules, each containing videos and interactive exercises. Veterans can

Anger Management AIMS features eight modules, each containing videos and interactive exercises. Veterans can go through the course at their own pace, but we recommend doing one module a week to practice the skills learned and apply them to reallife situations. By the end of the course, Veterans will develop a personal Anger Control plan to help them prepare for and handle difficult situations. www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS

Everyone gets angry—some more than others. Replace- image is to similar to previous page

Everyone gets angry—some more than others. Replace- image is to similar to previous page It becomes a problem when anger is: • Expressed inappropriately • Experienced too frequently • Felt too intensely AIMS helps individuals better understand how anger works in general, as well as their personal anger triggers and reactions. It dispels common myths about anger that often make people think that change is impossible. www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS

AIMS teaches skills and tools that can be used to prevent an anger outburst

AIMS teaches skills and tools that can be used to prevent an anger outburst that would lead to negative consequences. Behavioral tools, such as deep breathing or time-out, focus on things you can do to lower your anger arousal and/or remove yourself from a dangerous situation. Cognitive tools emphasize the relationship between thoughts and feelings. These tools provide alternate ways to think about situations so that they are less anger-provoking. www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS

Anger and irritability often leads to relationship problems and other difficulties getting along with

Anger and irritability often leads to relationship problems and other difficulties getting along with people. AIMS teaches communication skills and conflict management tools to help Veterans express their needs in a way that is respectful both to others and to themselves. www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS

Contact Information Anger Management www. Veteran. Training. va. gov/AIMS Anger. Management@va. gov www. veterantraining.

Contact Information Anger Management www. Veteran. Training. va. gov/AIMS Anger. [email protected] gov www. veterantraining. va. gov/AIMS