OBLIGATION TO OUR SERVICE MEMBERS:
President Lincoln's second inaugural address so eloquently states what our obligations are to families of wounded service members:
"... to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan."
Army Reserve Warrior Transition Support Coordinators provide the following support services to our Soldiers in Transition:
Administrative and Finance
Physical Disability Evaluation System
Specifically for providers outside of the U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs (VA), this website provides a wide array of resources to assist
providers who treat veterans and their families. It includes information on
understanding military culture and experience, connecting with your local VA,
and tools for working with a variety of mental health conditions. www.mentalhealth.va.gov/communityproviders.
What non-VA providers can expect in working with the VA, including a
comprehensive provider guide that details the VA’s requirements for
authorizations and referrals, claims payment, and the return of medical documentation
back to the authorizing VA Medical Center. www.va.gov/PURCHASEDCARE/programs/providerinfo/provider_info_NVC.asp.
Offers free resources to service members. A Service Providers section
features free educational and promotional materials related to a wide array of
issues affecting service members and their families, current news on policies
affecting delivery of care to service members, and reference guides. www.militaryonesource.mil/those-who-support-service-providers
A provider-focused section includes clinical practice guidelines, guidelines
on using the self-assessments on the site, handouts for clients on common
post-deployment challenges, and links to online continuing education courses
for providers. http://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/providers/home
Center for Deployment Psychology: Training and consultation services for
providers working with service members and veterans on deployment related
behavioral health services and treatment. Resources include online coursework,
condition criteria, and treatment guidelines. http://deploymentpsych.org
Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Soldier and Family member readiness through relationship education and skills training.