Here are the Center for Deployment Psychology, we’re continually looking for new and better ways to further our mission of offering high-quality training to behavioral health providers working with Service members, Veterans, and their families. One of the areas where we’ve found a lot of success has been our efforts in online event. To help further those efforts, we’ve recently revised and revamped our “Webinars and Online Courses” section. For ease of use, we’ve broken the page up into three distinct sections.
Blog posts with the tag "Staff Perspective"
In 2019, the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) will celebrate its 13th year of providing training and education for behavioral health providers working with Service members, Veterans, and their families. We remain committed to delivering the highest quality, evidence-based programs to our target audience and improving the behavioral healthcare of our nation’s military, while also improving their access to care.
In my previous entry, I wrote about the top ten things to remember when considering a military internship or a military psychology career. In this post, I think it makes sense to write a bit more about the officer training experience required of all Air Force psychologists. More importantly, I have some “most helpful points” to share from recent graduates.
This is one of our busiest times of year in the internship program. We are in the middle of our APA re-accreditation process AND it is application time! What do prospective interns need to know about what military psychology entails? It would be impossible to include all answers to this question in a blog, but I was able to boil down some of the highlights from my perspective into these ten points.
Becoming a Military Psychologist is a journey. Regardless of how prepared someone thinks they are, shifting to a life inside the military culture will be somewhat of a shock. Frequently, students deciding whether or not to take this step ask what they need to do to be “best prepared.” In my opinion and experience, the best answer is “be relaxed, and ready for anything.