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 final week of October and Halloween!
On Wednesday and Thursday of next week, we'll be hold an online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) training. This and all of our remaining two-day EBPs for the rest of the year are all at capacity. However, Registration for next year's events, starting with the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicide Prevention on 14-15 January 2020 will begin soon. We will be addding even more 2020 events to the training calendar on our site in the next few weeks. Make sure you're following the CDP on our Facebook/Twitter feeds. You can also keep up with the newest CDP events by signing up for our monthly email digest by completing this form.
Even though out two-day online EBPs are full, registration is still available for our monthly, free CDP Presents webinars. Our next event will be on 6 November, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Eastern, entitled, "PTSD, Resilience and Post-traumatic Growth in Traumatized Military Service Members and Veterans." Sign-ups are also ongoing fot the 12 December session "Introducing Veterans and Service Members to Mindfulness." As with most of our CDP Presents webinars, those who attend and complete a post-training evaulation and knowledge check will be eligible for 1.5 CEs. If you missed this month's presentation "Exploring the Relationship Between Sleep and Substance Use Disorders," you can view a recording of the event by clicking here.
Also, coming up in November, we will begin accepting applications for the 2020 iteration of the CDP Summer Institute: Preparing for a Psychology Career in the Military. This five-day course for doctoral students is aimed at those who anticipate or are seriously considering applying for a military internship. It will run from 15-19 June 2020. The application period will open on 18 November. We'll be announcing more details on the program as we get closer to the kick-off date.
If you or someone you know is interested in working for the CDP, we just posted some new available positions in our "Jobs" section. The openings include a part-time Event Venue Coordinator and three Regional Coordinators for the Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP) program. Click on the links for more details on the positions or to apply today!
Over on the CDP blog, this week's Staff Perspective is by Dr. Libby Parins and focuses on an important topic, "Opioid Misuse in the Military." Dr. Parins In it, she examines some of the research and literature on the issue, as well as covering some of the available treatments for Service members seeking help. Also, don't forget to check out this week's Research Update. As always, it's packed with the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the Web.
With that, we're going to wrap up this week's edition of CDP News. As always, if there's anything you'd like to hear more about or see featured in future editions, please feel free to let us know! Have a great weekend and we'll see you all on Monday.