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 still in the depths of summer, but we're already hard at work on lining up our schedule for the fall.
This month's Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) training on 21-22 August and the Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) training on 25-26 September are both at capacity. However, spots are still available for the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicide Prevention (CBT-SP) via Second Life on 10-11 September as well as the online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) training on 29-30 October. Registration for the 19-20 November Prolonged Exposure training event will begin this month as well. Learn about upcoming CDP events by signing up for our monthly email digest by completing this form.
Sign-ups are also ongoing for the next round of our Couples Webinar Series which will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. every Thursday in October. The webinars are specially designed to support clinicians who provide couples counseling to a military-related population. The courses currently offered are: Military-Connected Couples: Elements of the Assessment Process, Military-Connected Couples: Evidence-Based Approaches to Treatment, Military-Connected Couples: An Intervention Model for Treating Infidelity, and Intimate Partner Violence: An Overview of Assessment and Response with Military-Connected Clients. Each course is two hours long and incorporates research, best clinical practices and interactive activities. To register or for more details, visit the CWS page by clicking here.
This week's Staff P erspective column is a co-written by CDP's Dr. Lisa French and Dr. Lauren Messina, the Director of Human Performance and Optimization Education and Training. They write about the collaboration between CDP and Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP), including a webinar on 21 August, "Human Performance Optimization: A Paradigm Shift to Improve Mental Health Care of Service Member,."will be held on 21 August from noon to 1:30 Eastern. This 90-minute webinar will present an overview of Human Performance Optimization and its underpinnings, alongside case examples across the full spectrum of mental health care.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 for this week. We hope everyone has the opportunity to get out there and enjoy the weather this weekend. Make sure you come back and see us on Monday for a new "By the Numbers" column!