114: Military Psychology---The Life Cycle of a Military Service Member

August 07, 2014
Time & Place
8 a.m.-3:50 p.m.
CE Credits
Enrollment Limit
This intermediate workshop focuses on five key aspects of working with military community: military culture, deployment cycle stresses, evidence-based clinical practices, fitness and resilience practices, and resources. These topics can inform practitioners, researchers, professors, consultants and policymakers. The training is provided by senior military psychologists, the executive director for the DoD Center for Deployment Psychology, and the associate director, Population Health at the Defense Centers of Excellence. These presenters have over 100 years of combined military psychology experience.
Learning Objectives
1. Explain the military rank structure, organization and distinguish the primary mission and core values of each branch of service.
2. Recognize types of trauma exposure, emotional reactions for OIF/OEF veterans in the deployment cycle with relevant military terminology.
3. Identify empirically validated assessment tools, evidence-based treatments for PTSD; describe the prevalence of trauma and PTSD, as well as factors that contribute to the development of PTSD.
4. Recognize fitness, resilience, and well-being models and approaches for the military.
5. Identify available resources for the service member and family.
6. Identify general and deployment-related stressors on the military leaders and military couples.
7. Recognize the stresses of the military deployment and life cycle on the service member and family.
Leader(s): Stephen V. Bowles, PhD, MSW, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.; Mark J. Bates, PhD, Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Silver Spring, Md.; David S. Riggs, PhD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.; Rebecca I. Porter, PhD, Dunham Army Health Clinic, US Army, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.; Scott L. Johnston, PhD, U. S. Navy, Combat and Operational Stress Control, San Diego; Christopher S. Robinson, PhD, U. S. Air Force, San Antonio

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours)gg $330 $410