A DHCC blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.
Cultural Competence in Mental Health Treatment: What do You Call a Military Patient?
Cultural Competence in Mental Health Treatment: What do You Call a Military Patient?May 22, 2017
Are you seeing a service member as a patient? What do you call him or her? It seems like such a simple question, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. Should you address the service member by first name? Last name? Rank? Job title? Call sign?
Female Service Members and Their Mental Health
Female Service Members and Their Mental HealthMay 15, 2017
I’ve been working for the military for over 30 years in many different roles.
OASIS Residential PTSD Treatment: It Does Exist!
OASIS Residential PTSD Treatment: It Does Exist!May 10, 2017
Do you have active-duty patients who require more intensive PTSD treatment than you can provide? Have you had patients complain that they couldn’t do treatment assignments because of work or home responsibilities, despite sincere motivation?
Essential Skills for Military Psychologists: 9 Tips for Communicating with Commands
Essential Skills for Military Psychologists: 9 Tips for Communicating with CommandsMay 8, 2017
Assessing and treating active-duty service members often requires interactions with commands.
Managing Suicide Risk and Access to Firearms: Guidelines for Providers
Managing Suicide Risk and Access to Firearms: Guidelines for ProvidersMay 1, 2017
I have a patient who may be at risk for suicide and I know the patient owns a gun. What can I do?
The views expressed in Clinician's Corner blogs are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Deployment Health Clinical Center or Department of Defense.