This new VA website, www.veterantraining.va.gov/, is designed to provide easy access to training courses that can help you to learn new skills to manage stress and improve problem-solving. These courses are open to all Veterans and the public, not just to VA patients. And you don’t need to register or provide any identifying information to take them – just click on one of the links below to get started.
Moving Forward is a free, on-line educational and life coaching program that teaches Problem Solving skills to help you to better handle life’s challenges. It is designed to be especially helpful for Veterans, Military Service Members and their families. However, Moving Forward teaches skills that can be useful to anyone with stressful problems. Are you ready to Move Forward?
Veteran Parenting is a free online course featuring key tools to support your parenting. This parenting strategies learning program is targeted to Service Member and Veteran parents. You will find guidance to help you reconnect with your children after a deployment and beyond. Watch videos of real families’ sharing their stories, participate in helpful exercises and download practical parenting tip sheets.
PTSD Coach Online has tools for coping with sadness, anxiety, and other symptoms that people who have been through trauma can develop. Some tools are brief and can help you relax when you feel stressed, or improve your mood, for example. Longer tools teach you how to tackle difficult problems, change thinking patterns, and take steps to achieve your goals.