Learn About Psychological Training

Learn About Psychological Training

CDP Training Opportunities

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) trains military and civilian behavioral health professionals to provide high-quality, culturally-sensitive, evidence-based behavioral health services to military personnel, Veterans and their families. Click here for a calendar of all of our upcoming events. Learn more about the programs that CDP offers below. 

Training for Military Providers

Training for Military Providers

CDP provides in-depth training on deployment spectrum issues facing our Service members, their families, and providers. View upcoming events here.

Training for Civilian Providers

Speakers Bureau

Civilian groups and organizations that would like to have a CDP staff member present at their next meeting or conference are invited to visit this section for more information.

Evidence-Based Workshops

Mobile two-three day workshops held at military bases, which teach evidence-based psychotherapies (PE, CPT, suicide prevention, CBT-I, etc.) to military/DoD/GS audiences. 

Online Training

In an effort to reach as many providers as possible, CDP offers frequent live events on numerous topics, including our multi-day EBP training, through online platforms.

Self-Paced eLearning

The CDP has developed a variety of self-paced modules to help behavioral health providers care for Service members, Veterans, and their families. These courses are available for free or for CEs for a fee.

Webinar Archive

CDP delivers a monthly online webinar on numerous subjects related to the military and psychology. Explore all of the previous topics via archived recordings.

Pathways to Military Internships 

Pathways to Military Internships comprises two training programs, The Summer Institute and The Winter Institute. Both training programs are designed to raise doctoral students’ awareness of what it would be like to serve as a military psychologist, as they gain first-hand knowledge of military culture and the work of psychologists serving in uniform.

Star Behavioral Health Providers

CDP, the National Guard, the MFRI at Purdue and local organizations in several states have partnered to design a program to heighten the expertise of clinicians interested in treating Service members and Veterans.