Brooke A. Fina, LCSW, BCD is an Associate Professor and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Ms. Fina is Board Certified in Clinical Social Work by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work. She serves as the Suicide Risk Advisor for the STRONG STAR Consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD. She specializes in Prolonged Exposure (PE) for combat-related PTSD, and is a Master Clinician and Clinical Supervisor in PE.

In This Particular Episode You Will Learn:

  • Brooke’s background and clinical experience
  • Approaching miltiary and veteran mental health as a non-military provider
  • Strong Star’s beginning
  • Combat PTSD versus Non-Combat PTSD
  • What is Prolonged Exposure and how it can help
  • The Strong Star Research Consortium
  • Learning Communities

Links Mentioned in This Episode:

The Strong Star Training Initiative

Strong Star on Twitter

Strong Star Training Initiative on Facebook

June book donation recipient: Inner Resource Psychotherapy

The Veteran Mental Health Minute on Amazon Alexa





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Duane France

Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.