Today is Friday and that means it's time for the latest batch of news from around the CDP. Today is the final day to register for our one-week training course "Addressing the Psychological Health of Warriors and their Families" in Salt Lake City, UT October 22 through October 26. Don't miss the opportunity to get some really great training from our staff! Click here for more information or to register.
Deployment Psychology Blog
Do you notice anything unusual about this statement?
“Despite the stresses of deployments, many soldiers find their deployment experiences rewarding.”
During a recent talk I attended by retired Air Force psychologist Carroll Greene, these types of statements, which are often found in a pre-deployment briefing, predispose both Service Members and healthcare providers to automatically think about deployments negatively. What if the statement was turned to “Because of the stresses of deployments, many soldiers find their deployment experiences rewarding”?
Another Friday, another round of CDP News! First up this week, tomorrow, Oct. 6, Dr. Dave Riggs, Executive Director of the CDP, will be in New York City speaking to the Penn State Hershey College of Medicine. He will be presenting an overview of PTSD. For more information, visit the site at:http://pennstatehershey.org/web/ce/home/programs/socialworkers.