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.
inTransition: Learn How To Enroll Service Members into the Program
inTransition: Learn How To Enroll Service Members into the ProgramJanuary 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.
Providers: Help Service Members Stay in Mental Health Treatment Across Settings With Free DoD Program
Providers: Help Service Members Stay in Mental Health Treatment Across Settings With Free DoD ProgramJanuary 16, 2018
Did you know that every time you have an active-duty member who is moving, you can get assistance in finding them a mental health care provider at their new duty station?
Did you know there is a formal program, staffed by credentialed providers who will ensure a smooth transition and provide call backs to encourage service members or new veterans to follow up with scheduled appointments?
Did you know it’s free and easy?
Military Providers: Use a New Year's Resolution Checklist to Help Your Patients Ensure Long-term Success!
Military Providers: Use a New Year's Resolution Checklist to Help Your Patients Ensure Long-term Success!January 8, 2018
Have you heard that 80 percent of people do not follow through with their New Year’s resolutions? This popular statistic can be traced back to research by Norcross and colleagues who found that only 19 percent of people were able to maintain their resolutions over a two year period. It is no secret that habit change is challenging.
Critical Incident Response in the DoD: SPRINT Team
Critical Incident Response in the DoD: SPRINT TeamJanuary 2, 2018
Military members take risks every day, even outside of the combat zone. Military training exercises and accidents in military environments can result in serious injury or even death. This is in addition to what the general population may be exposed to such as natural disasters, shootings in public places, etc. The military takes very seriously the need to take care of people when terrible things happen. One example of a disaster response model employed by the Department of Defense is the Navy’s SPRINT (Special Psychiatric Rapid Intervention Team) Teams.
The Importance of Outreach to the Hispanic Military Community
The Importance of Outreach to the Hispanic Military CommunityDecember 18, 2017
Over the past 20 years, there has been a steady rise in the percentage of Hispanic/Latino/Spanish-Speaking (HLS) service members within the active-duty and reserve components of the U.S. military. Today approximately 12 percent of active-duty personnel identify as Hispanic, three times the number of Hispanic service members in 1980.
The views expressed in Clinician's Corner blogs are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Psychological Health Center of Excellence or Department of Defense.