Blog posts with the tag "Staff Perspective"

Staff Perspective: Dispelling Misconceptions Around Consultation

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) offers Evidence Based Psychotherapy (EBP) consultation in addition to many EBP training workshops. CDP often receives questions pertaining to consultation and the consultation process. Throughout the work we do at the Center, we have observed several common misconceptions regarding consultation. We hope to dispell some of the more common clinican misconceptions, while answering questions that frequently arise. In addition, we hope to provide a platform for clinicians to discuss any thoughts they may have regarding consultation.

Staff Perspective: The Importance of Provider Sustainment, Self-Care and the Avoidance of Compassion Fatigue

Shortly after I joined the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP), I was asked to be part of a working group to develop a course on provider sustainment, also known more widely as provider self-care.  Although, we did not at the time offer

Staff Perspective: A Look at Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

In today's Staff Perspective column on the CDP's blog, Dr. Mary Brinkmeyer examines Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, an evidence-based intervention, and talks with Dr. Robin Gurwitch, a PCIT trainer, who has been leading an initiative to bring PCIT to military families at installations across the country. Check it out below!

Staff Perspective: Q&A on the Impact of Military Life on Family

Heather Anson, Ph.D.

Dr. Marjorie Weinstock is the Lead, Military Families & CBT for Depression at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. This week I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down with her to discuss her background and ask her a variety of questions about military life and its impact on families.

Staff Perspective: Group Work – An Argument for Making the Process Group an Integral Element of the Treatment Protocol

From practical experience, (as discussed in a previous blog entry: Staff Voices: Integrating Deployment Experiences - The Process Group as a Critical Resource ), I am a staunch advocate for use of the process group format as an exceedingly useful resource and/or addition to the individual psychotherapy/psychopharmological treatment protocol for Service members who have deployed. Today I’d like to continue to expand upon my support of this treatment avenue. More specifically, I would like to report an observation as well as present a challenge to the community of mental health providers who serve the needs of military men and women who have deployed.

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