Resources and Tools

Forms, handouts, links, and downloads that providers may find useful in their practice.

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Forms, documents, and other resources for providers using various evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs). If there are other forms or resources you'd like to see, let us know and we'll try to add them.


Clinic Optimization ManualMilitary Family Resources
An array of military family, couples, and children resources including links, books, blogs, apps, reports and articles which providers can incorporate into their work with family members connected to the military.

Insomnia Treatment Tools

Insomnia Treatment Tools
Here you will find tools helpful in treating insomnia, including a sleep questionnaire/interview, sleep diary sample and sleep hygiene guidelines handout.

PE Session NotesPE Session Notes
Brief video presentations that provide quick, just-in-time, reviews of the major segments of each session of Prolonged Exposure Therapy.

Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
This document contains a very extensive list of terms, abbreviations and acronyms used by the military and DoD

Military Terms and Acronyms

A brief list of common terms and acronyms used by the military
Research Publications

The National Center for PTSD Research Quarterly and The Naval Center COSC Research Quarterly
VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines

Evidence-based guidelines developed by the VA/DoD to improve patient care. These guidelines provide educational information for healthcare professionals on a variety of topics including management of Post-Traumatic Stress, Substance Use Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
Study on the Needs of Returning Service Members and Their Families

Study on the Needs of Returning Service Members and Their Families
The Committee on the Initial Assessment of Readjustment Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Families has compiled a report entitled "Returning Home From Iraq and Afghanistan" that examines the various needs of returning service members, such as education, rehabilitation, training, mental, and physical health services as well as some of the challenges they face.
Chronic Pain Interview

PE Session Notes
Defense and Veterans Pain Rating Scale
Clinic Optimization Manual Lessons Learned Manual: A Framework for Addressing Barriers to EBP Utilization in the DoD
A look at barriers to utilizing VA/DoD recommended EBPs throughout the DoD. Suggestions are made for addressing systemic barriers, as well as barriers to disseminating, implementing, and sustaining EBP practices in the Military Health System (MHS).
Chronic Pain InterviewCDP Blogs Organized by Clinical Skills
A list of blog entries from the CDP website by staff and guests that over a variety of useful skills for clinicians. This list is sorted by overall category.