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Applications in Military Psychology

  • 09 Jun 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Grand Hyatt Hotel

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Applications in Military Psychology
June 9, 2012
Grand Hyatt Hotel , Washington DC
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Description and Objectives

This workshop is designed for Mental Health Professionals interested in providing psychological services to members of the military (both active duty and veterans) and their families. Workshop participants will acquire knowledge in three segments: 1) recognizing and treating combat-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in military personnel; 2) recognizing and treating combat-related Traumatic Brain Injury in military personnel; and 3) your choice of various application of military psychology in a small break out group. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be better able to diagnose and select appropriate treatments for military personnel with PTSD and TBI and a better understanding of practicing military psychology.

Schedule

8:15-8:30 AM            Registration & Welcome

8:30-9:30 AM            PTSD by Dr. Paula Domenici, Center For Deployment Psychology, Uniformed Services University

9:30-10:30 AM          TBI: Assessment and Intervention by Dr. Wendy Law, National             Military Medical Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

10:30-10:45 AM       Break

10:45-11:45 AM       Break Out Groups

  • ·      PTSD continued by Dr. Domenici and MAJ Yeaw
  • ·      TBI continued by Dr. Law
  • ·      Military Culture and Well-being by Lt Col (Ret) Bates, Dr. Cato and Dr. Moore
  • ·      Military Families Resources by Dr. Hillabrant and Lisa Wilson
  • ·      Leadership Perspectives on Mental Health and Being in the Military by COL Bowles

11:45-12:00 PM       Workshop Evaluation

12:00 – 1:00 PM       Lunch on Own


Meeting Location

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

 

Accrediation

The District of Columbia Psychological Association, through the sponsorship of the District of Columbia Department of Mental Health, is able to offer American Psychological Association approved continuing education credits to psychologists. The Applications in Military Psychology workshop is approved for 3 hours of continuing education units for psychologists.

 

Disclosure
Before each workshop, all presenters will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) they might have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation and/or any commercial contributor to this activity.

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