Clinician's Corner Blog

A PHCoE blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.

  • Top 10 Things to Know About inTransition May 14, 2018

    You’ve likely heard of inTransition, the program that will help service members and veterans find mental health providers, but you may have questions about who’s eligible, when someone can join, and what services are provided. Read these fast facts to learn more. 

  • Delivering Trauma-informed Care in the Military Health System April 30, 2018

    Unless you’ve been deployed or too busy with patients to read the latest literature, you’ve likely noticed increased use of the terms “trauma-informed” and “trauma-sensitive” in psychological health articles, training seminars, and clinical practice guidelines. I recently even read about trauma-informed yoga and trauma-informed parenting. So what does it mean to be trauma-informed and why is it important to how we deliver care to service members?

  • Mental Health Providers: How Do You Differentiate Combat Stress from Concussion Symptoms? March 5, 2018
  • Embedded Mental Health Care Providers Break Down Barriers to Care February 5, 2018

    Since the late 1990s, military mental health care providers have been routinely embedded into expeditionary units for the purpose of recognizing signs of problems early, fostering prevention and early intervention efforts, increasing access to care, and making military units more comfortable with the idea of seeking mental health care. The movement to embed mental health assets has accelerated in recent years, building on previous successes.

  • inTransition: Learn How To Enroll Service Members into the Program January 22, 2018

    inTransition is a free, voluntary program for service members and veterans with psychological health concerns. The program bridges the gap between health care systems and providers through 24/7 telephone support from trained coaches (read more in our last blog). Transferring patients to a new provider or health care system can be easy — with help.

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