Deployment Psychology Blog

Guest Perspective: Resilience as Acceptance

My husband and I joined the military in 2008 as psychology residents with the vague, distant understanding that deployment was a possibility for both of us. Just like anything that seems stressful and perhaps mildly unpleasant, but too far in the future, we paid little attention to our fears and concerns. However, I don’t think either of us anticipated that our experience with deployment would coincide with the birth of our one and only child.

By the Numbers - Dec. 5, 2016


The number of "Regular Force members of the Canadian Armed Forces" who "reported being victims of sexual assault during the previous 12 months either in the military workplace or in situations involving military members, Department of National Defence employees or contractors," according to a new brief from Statistics Canada -- Sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016.

CDP News: Dec. 2, 2016

Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. We’re heading into the home stretch of this year, but we’ve still got a few more things coming up before we wrap up 2016.

Research Update: Dec. 1, 2016

The CDP's weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:

● Prevalence of Past Year Substance Use and Mental Illness by Veteran Status in a Nationally Representative Sample. (SAMHSA)
● Effect of Group vs Individual Cognitive Processing Therapy in Active-Duty Military Seeking Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Staff Perspective: New Evidence-Based Psychotherapies Resources Page

The Center for Deployment for Psychology is committed to helping behavioral health providers offer the latest in evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) when working with Veterans, Service members, and their families. As part of this commitment, CDP offers a variety of support, from live training, to consultation, to our monthly CDP Presents” webinars. Now we’re proud to present our latest offering, the new Evidence-Based Psychotherapies Resources page on our website.