This presentation will provide a historical overview of military trauma and provide current clinical updates and statistics for those affected by wartime stress. Although PTSD has different origins, this presentation is also applicable for those who treat non-military patients. Attendees will hear about the latest treatment modalities, evidenced-based approaches, and interventions. They will understand the role of integrated care and its impact on the healing process. We will also focus on the positive impact that family involvement has in recovery.
As a result of this presentation, attendees will be able to:
About the Speaker
Bill Reynolds, PA-C
Director of Military and First Responder Trauma Recovery Program
Bill Reynolds, PA-C, is a U.S. Navy-trained physician assistant and served on active duty for 30 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Commander in 2012. He has several years of psychiatry and addiction medicine experience, in addition to his family medicine background. Bill has a keen interest in working with trauma survivors due to his experience working with Marines and Sailors adversely affected by wartime stress. Additionally, he has an affinity for Sierra Tucson’s addiction medicine clients and is a strong proponent of recovery-oriented modalities to help individuals achieve sobriety. In 2017, Bill was awarded a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). He is one of only 15 certified PAs in Arizona to earn a CAQ in Psychiatry since the NCCPA’s inception in 2011.
This course has been approved by NACCME, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #182840. NACCME is responsible for all aspects of the programing.