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 getting close to the holidays, so the next couple of weeks are going to be a bit slow. However, we’re already hard at work planning out 2018.
Deployment Psychology Blog
The weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web.
Current graduate students interested in joining the military as psychologists have many more avenues for information than I did back in 1998. One of the most exciting current sources of information is the Center for Deployment Psychology’s The Summer Institute: Preparing for a Career in the Armed Forces. This is a one-week opportunity for graduate students in their second through fourth years of school to come to Washington D.C. for one week in the summer and learn about military psychology, meet training directors from the Army, Navy, and Air Force, and learn about specific evidence-based assessments and treatments used by military psychologists
The percentage of U.S. adults age 18+ who had "any mental illness" in 2016, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). This comprises 44.7 million adults. Roughly 10.4 million adults had "a serious mental illness " (4.2%), and 35 million "received mental health care" (14.4%).
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’ve got a busy couple of weeks before we get to the holidays.