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Veterans Administration studies in mental health behavioral and sciences [sic]

United States. Veterans Administration.

Veterans Administration studies in mental health behavioral and sciences [sic]

highlights of the 18th annual conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 28-30, 1973

by United States. Veterans Administration.

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Published by Dept. of Medicine and Surgery, Veterans Administration in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness -- Congresses.,
  • Psychopharmacology -- Congresses.,
  • Mental health -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementjointly sponsored by the VA and Tulane University School of Medicine with VA Hospital, New Orleans.
    ContributionsTulane University of Louisiana. School of Medicine., Veterans Administration Hospital, New Orleans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC454 .U54 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3916719M
    LC Control Number81482849

    The Mental Health Services and Outcomes Research Program, led by Jane Hamilton, PhD, MPH, LCSW, aims to improve access, continuity, quality, equity and value of mental health care. Faculty members are conducting research in the areas of behavioral health care integration, mental health service utilization, mental health disparities, medication. The CDP has partnered with The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare and Essential Learning to create the Serving Our Veterans Behavioral Health Certificate. It is comprised of 14 online courses and 20+ hours of continuing education credit. The program is designed to train civilian behavioral health and primary care providers on military orientation and specific issues that.


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