Mid Atlantic Regional One-Week Civilian Training

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) is pleased to announce a five-day continuing education training opportunity, Addressing the Psychological Health of Warriors and Their Families. The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia - Valley Forge in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania from April 3-7, 2017.

This event is sponsored by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), and has been approved as exempt from the Department of Defense Conference Guidance, Version 4.0 June 26, 2016. This event should not be considered a conference and a conference approval package is not required.

Addressing the Psychological Health of Warriors and Their Families provides training on deployment-spectrum behavioral health concerns facing the military and veteran population. The week-long course features three training sessions:

  • Session One: provides an introduction to military culture, information about the deployment cycle, and reviews methods of assessment and treatment of PTSD.
  • Session Two: provides education about specific challenges and difficulties that are often associated with military service.
  • Session Three: provides clinical skills that focus on evidence-based treatments to address some of the behavioral health issues facing Service members, Veterans and families.


Participants are encouraged to attend the entire week in order to receive comprehensive training for working with the military and veteran population. However, participants can select to attend individual sessions.

To review the course agenda click here.

Registration Fee:

There is a $95 fee for attending this training regardless of the number of sessions attended.

Fee includes:

  • Materials
  • CE credits (more than 30 are available).

​​Registration closes on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

Please Note: participants are responsible for their own travel, meals, snacks, and lodging arrangements.

Intended Audience:

This training is designed for non-military licensed mental health providers who treat Active Duty, National Guard or Reserve personnel, Veterans and their families or plan to treat this population in the near future. Nurses working in the mental health field or closely with mental health providers, and students working in a clinical capacity under supervision are also welcome to attend. 

Refund & Cancellation Policy​:

To receive a full refund, your registration must be cancelled by Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Cancellations made by Friday, March 24, 2017, will be refunded less a $25 processing fee. There will be no refunds for any cancellations made after Friday, March 24, 2017. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Refund   If Cancelled By:
$ 95.00   Wednesday, March 22, 2017
$ 70.00   Friday, March 24, 2017
$ 0.00   After Friday, March 24, 2017

Please direct any questions regarding our 1-week civilian training program to: 
Ms. Genevieve David cmyers@deploymentpsych.org.

Please direct any questions regarding registration issues and/or this website to: 
Chris Adams cadams@deploymentpsych.org

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) is a tri-service psychology training consortium headquartered at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland. As the Nation’s only federal health sciences university, USU is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war.