1. Identify common screening and assessment tool used by community based agencies and the Veteran Administration Medical Center.
Survey all treatment agencies to identify those that utilize a common screening and assessment tool.
Create opportunities for linkages between community-based agencies and the Veterans Administration
Recommendation C: Develop cross-training initiatives for human service agencies’ staffs, community based providers, public safety professionals, and individuals in related disciplines to enhance screening, assessment, and referral skills.
Conduct statewide training for appropriate levels of social service agencies and other key stakeholders (including case workers) on how deployment can adversely affects families, posttraumatic stress disorder, and other topics deemed necessary to facilitate development of screening, assessment and referral skills.
Conduct statewide training for practitioners on how to assess for traumatic brain injury