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.
Treating Service Members Reporting Sexual Assault 101: A Primer for Providers
Treating Service Members Reporting Sexual Assault 101: A Primer for ProvidersApril 2, 2018
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office has created a campaign “Protecting our People Protects our Mission” for April 2018. The awareness campaign is one of several efforts to increase awareness of sexual assault, build a culture that will not tolerate sexual harassment or assault, and work to eliminate sexual assault in the military.
Male Sexual Assault in the Military: Raising Awareness, Providing Support
Male Sexual Assault in the Military: Raising Awareness, Providing SupportApril 3, 2017
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a time to talk openly about a topic that we should all be concerned about, sexual assault and harassment of U.S. military members. Sexual assault not only devastates the individual who is harmed, but it also hurts unit esprit de corps and the morale of everyone involved, and critically impairs the mission of the Department of Defense (DoD).
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