9 minutes | Sep 17, 2019

HST144 Summary - Dr. Shauna Springer

About Today's Guest:Shauna Springer, Ph.D., is the TAPS Suicide Prevention & PostventionSenior Director. Known to many veterans as “doc Springer,” she has helped hundreds of warriors reconnect with their tribe, strengthen their most important relationships, and build lives that are driven by their deepest values. She has particular expertise in attachment processes, trauma recovery, innovative suicide prevention approaches, relationship counseling, peer support program development, and Veteran’s issues, including post-discharge adjustment and strategies for engaging Veterans in behavioral health care. Dr. Springer is a licensed Psychologist with an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a Doctoral degree from the University of Florida.TAPS Suicide Prevention & Postevention draws from a unique combination of professional expertise and survivors’ “lived experience” to shine new light on the critical questions that have challenged military leaders and veteran organizations for decades. TAPS Red Team provides training and consultation to clinicians, military leadership, policy makers, veteran employers, and groups of veterans and their families.In this Episode, you will learn: Shauna's background and experience The largest number of referrals to TAPS are survivors of suicide loss Difference between postvention and prevention The appropriate timing of prevention training and postvention support Loss survivors becoming advocates for suicide prevention Postvention webinars TAPS suicide postvention model Stabilization Grief work Posttraumatic Growth Using a flexible approach to responding to suicide loss Response to suicide is inherently psychological TAPS Postvention training support Links Mentioned in this Episode:Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors WebsiteTAPS Suicide Postvention ProgramPsychArmor Suicide Intervention, Prevention, and Postvention courses TAPS on Social Media:FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTubeJoin the Head Space and Timing community on Facebook Want to learn more about Service Members, Veterans, and Military Family Member Mental Health?Check out this webinar series.Do you want to help offset some of the costs of the Head Space and Timing Blog and Podcast? Want to show your appreciation and support? You can put some paper in the tip jar by going hereor clicking the button belowWant to keep up with the latest Head Space and Timing content?Click here to sign up to receive a weekly newsletter with all new content released that weekUsing an app makes subscribing and listening to podcasts (both ours and others) so much simpler. Just subscribe to Head Space and Timing within your app and it will automatically update every time a new episode is released. You can also find all of the podcast players here.Do you want to check out Duane’s latest book, Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy: Veteran Mental Health in Post-Military LifeWould you like to be a guest on Head Space and Timing? Follow This Link.★ Support this podcast ★
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