Pacific Regional 1-Week Civilian Training

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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 Henderson Convention Center in Henderson, Nevada from March 13-17, 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. For more details: Click Here

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 tiers.

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 closed on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

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 Friday, February 24, 2017. Cancellations made by Friday, March 3, 2017, will be refunded less a $25 processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations made after Friday, March 3, 2017. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Refund   If Cancelled By:
$ 95.00   Friday, February 24, 2017
$ 70.00   Friday, March 3, 2017
$ 0.00   After Friday, March 3, 2017

Please direct any questions regarding our 1-week civilian training program to:
Ms. Genevieve David or Ms. Christina Myers at​ 

Please direct any questions regarding registration issues and/or this website to: 
Chris Adams

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.