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.
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The number of Veterans who experienced homelessness in January 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Annual Homelessness Assessment Report, released in November 2018. This represents a 5.4% decline from January 2017, when 40,020 Veterans experienced homelessness.
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. December is well underway, and the holidays are just around the corner.
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Anniversaries of Traumatic Events, PTSD Monthly Update - November 2018
● Which Patients Initiate Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure in Department of Veterans Affairs PTSD Clinics?
● Treating PTSD in active duty service members using cognitive processing therapy or prolonged exposure therapy: Examining everyday practice at a military outpatient clinic.
The percentage of recent U.S. military Veterans who were discharged from the service for misconduct, according to a recent article in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease -- Chronic Health Conditions Among US Veterans Discharged From Military Service for Misconduct.