This training provides military and civilian mental health providers with information about key elements of the assessment process when treating military and Veteran couples. The components of an initial assessment will be reviewed with a specific focus on how aspects of military culture impact their relationships. In addition, a variety of assessment tools will be presented including self-report measures and genograms.
Course Level: Introductory
Participants will be able to:
This activity is approved for two (2) continuing education credits (CEs).
The Center for Deployment Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Deployment Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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Marjorie Weinstock, Ph.D. is a Senior Military Behavioral Health Psychologist at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She joined the CDP in 2009 as a Deployment Behavioral Health Psychologist at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. Weinstock spent three years working for the Navy’s Fleet & Family Support Program, where she provided counseling services to military members and their families.
Dr. Weinstock is a graduate of Emory University and received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University at Buffalo. She completed her internship at the Brockton, Massachusetts VA Medical Center and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical research and addictive disorders at the Brown University Training Consortium.
As the spouse of a recently retired Service member, Dr. Weinstock has a first-hand understanding of the demands of military service on the family. In her current role she is engaged in the development and presentation of trainings for behavioral health clinicians to improve their competency in working with both Service members and their families. Her professional interests include deployment-related mental health issues, cognitive behavioral therapy, suicide prevention, and the impact of military life on the family.
Financial: Marjorie Weinstock is employed by Center for Deployment Psychology.
Non-financial: Marjorie Weinstock has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Augusto Ruiz, Psy.D. is a Military Internship Behavioral Health Psychologist with the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Located at the National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Ruiz is a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. As a Navy psychologist, he was stationed at the Hospital Point Clinic at the United States Naval Academy and on the USS Carl Vinson. He also has worked with deployed Service members in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and has been on deployment in the Persian Gulf.
Dr. Ruiz received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his residency at the National Naval Medical Center. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. Ruiz was a supervisor at the Montgomery County, Maryland Crisis Center, a position he left to return to Navy medicine.
The focus of Dr. Ruiz’s work, supervision and training is on deployment related mental health issues, crisis intervention, suicide assessment and suicide prevention. Additionally, he focuses on cross cultural psychology and the treatment of diverse populations. He has conducted seminars to sailors, mental health professionals, and police departments on cross cultural issues, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and suicide prevention.
Financial: Augusto Ruiz has an employment relationship with Center for Deployment Psychology.
Non-Financial: Augusto Ruiz has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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