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. February is jam-packed and we've got lots to talk about.
Deployment Psychology Blog
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Implementation and Evaluation of a Military–Civilian Partnership to Train Mental Health Specialists.
● The relationship between distress tolerance and cigarette smoking: A systematic review and synthesis.
● Is and Ought: Descriptive and Prescriptive Cognitions in Military-Related Moral Injury.
Winter has many associations that stir a range of emotional responses. Some may look forward to the holiday season, colder weather, and burrowing indoors with the comforts they have come to seek over the years. Others may find themselves longing for sunshine, wishing they could fast-forward to warmer months. In Hawaii, winter usually consists of cooler temperatures, rain, a shifting swell (from the south shore to the north shore), and relatively shorter days. The changes that accompany the seasons, whether drastic or nuanced, can serve as reminders that we, too, are changing.
The number of "children of uniformed servicemembers and DOD civilians" who are served by the Department of Defense childcare program, according to a report published last year by the Congressional Research Service -- Military Child Development Program: Background and Issues. This program employs more than 23,000 childcare workers and costs more than $800 million annually.
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. January is coming to a close, but February looks to be even busier!