Take a moment and think about the ways you prepare for emergency situations in your personal life. Various activities might come to mind, like stocking up on essentials at the grocery store when a major storm is about to blow through your community. Perhaps you imagine gathering phone numbers and contact information for loved ones and providers that serve you or your family members, imagining a scenario in which hard news needs to be communicated or individuals found for support. Whatever the emergency that came to mind, it is likely that you thought of your readiness to respond; use of information, tangible resources, or products; and/or connection with others.
Deployment Psychology Blog
The percentage of Army recruiters who are women, according to Maj. Gen. Kevin Vereen, commander of U.S. Army Recruiting Command, in an article in Task & Purpose -- Less than a quarter of Army recruiters are women. Here’s why that’s a problem.
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Adapting the Cultural Formulation Interview for the Military.
● Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in US Military Veterans: Results From the 2019- 2020 National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study.
● Piloting the feasibility of delivering cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy online to military veterans and partners
Are you a member of Division 19? Division 19 of the American Psychological Association is the Society for Military Psychology and is one of the original divisions of APA having been established in 1945 as a charter division. If you are a military psychologist or someone who works with service members, veterans or military families I highly encourage you to take a look at all that Division 19 does for military psychology and has to offer its members.
The percentage of Native American veterans who are women, according to a recent article in Military Times -- Native American veterans encompass resilience, overcome health care challenges. This is "a higher percentage than women in other demographic groups."