Blog posts with the tag "Multimedia"

Staff Perspective: The Role of Social Media in Suicide Prevention

The Internet has become an increasingly powerful form of information dissemination and communication media over the last two decades. Even more recently, the Internet has been leveraged for the treatment of a wide range of health-related problems. All the while, social media platforms have been increasingly used for the expression of suicidal thoughts and feelings. Despite this, little is known about the ways in which social media can be used for suicide prevention (Karras et al., 2018).

Staff Perspective: Staying Connected During Deployment - An Age-Old Challenge for Military Families

April Thompson, LCSW

One unique aspect of many military families’ lives is the experience of deployment – a time when a Service member leaves home for an extended period of time. In this final Staff Perspective post during Military Family Appreciation Month, I will explore the importance of helping children navigate deployment by maintaining communication and connection with the deployed Service member.

Staff Perspective: Couples Webinar Series

Understanding military culture and the ways military service and deployments impact couples is critical when providing counseling to military-connected clients. The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences offers webinars which are specially designed to support clinicians who provide couples counseling to this population.  This week we’re wrapping up our initial sessions of the 2018 Couples Webinar Series. On Thursday, we’ll be presenting all three sessions over the course of the day, starting at 10 a.m. Eastern.

Staff Perspective: New EBP Video Section

We here at the Center for Deployment Psychology are excited to unveil the new Evidence-Based Psychotherapies video section on our website. As part of our multi-day EBP training events, we use many videos to demonstrate a variety of techniques. One of the most common request we receive is participants wanting the opportunity to watch these videos again afterwards to help reinforce the concepts. Now those interested can watch (and re-watch) all these video demonstrations whenever they want. 

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