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.

  • How Can Patients Access the Behavioral Health Consultant? May 11, 2020

    “Many of my primary care patients would benefit from seeing our clinic’s behavioral health consultant (BHC). What’s the best way for my patients to access the BHC?

  • Five Ways Behavioral Health Care Providers Can Promote Psychological Wellbeing During Covid-19 April 29, 2020

    How Providers Can Support Military Patients and Families

    During infectious disease outbreaks such as COVID-19, behavioral health care providers are likely to encounter patients who are experiencing distress about the outbreak and its impact on them and their families. In addition to the regular stressors of military life, service members and their families may be managing the impacts of delayed or cancelled moves, deploying to support the services’ response to the outbreak, and providing education and childcare to their families.

  • Behavioral Health Technician Research Update: Current Findings and Next Steps November 12, 2019

    You’ve likely read some of our earlier Clinician’s Corner blogs about military behavioral health technicians and you may have wondered if there’s any research on the topic. The answer is now “Yes!” RAND Corporation recently released a new study, Understanding Behavioral Health Technicians within the Military: A Review of Training, Practice, and Professional Development.

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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.