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Military-Connected Couples: Elements of the Assessment Process


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Couples Webinar Series June 2020
Category:
Couples Wellness |  Military Families
Faculty:
Kaleigh DeSimone |  April Thompson
Course Levels:
Introductory
Duration:
120 minutes
Media Type:
Webinar - Also available: Webinar  3
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Description

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:

  1. Specify two assessment tools that can be used with military-connected couples
  2. Determine the components of a comprehensive clinical interview with military-connected couples

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.

Credits


American Psychological Association (APA)

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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Faculty

Kaleigh DeSimone Related seminars and products: 1

Psy.D., Military Internship Behavioral Health Psychologist

11223 - Center for Deployment Psychology


Kaleigh Flanagan, Psy.D., is a Military Internship Behavioral Health Psychologist with the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda Maryland. Located at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) in Honolulu, HI, she serves as an instructor, faculty member, and supervisor for TAMC’s APA-Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship Program. Additionally, she delivers evidence-based treatment to active duty service members and their families. At the CDP, she is responsible for helping develop and distribute trainings and education materials to a range of medical and mental health care providers and students. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. Flanagan provided psychological assessment, crisis intervention, and psychotherapy services to Veterans through the VA Health Care System. She also delivered tele-mental health services to Veterans throughout the Pacific Islands and developed programs for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Veterans. 

Dr. Flanagan earned her master's and doctorate degree from William James College in Massachusetts. She completed an APA-accredited clinical psychology internship at the Coatesville VA Medical Center in Pennsylvania and pursued post-doctoral training in LGBT Veterans Health at the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System, Honolulu. She also received specialized training in video telehealth, mental health triage, and PTSD. Her professional interests include the treatment of serious mental illness, trauma-related mental health issues, multicultural psychology, LGBT health, and resilience. 

Financial: Kaleigh Flanagan has an employment relationship with Center for Deployment Psychology.

Non-Financial: Kaleigh Flanagan has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


April Thompson's Profile

April Thompson Related seminars and products: 1

LCSW, Military Behavioral Health Social Worker

Center for Deployment Psychology


April Thompson, LCSW, is a clinical social worker currently working as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trainer with the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland.  In this capacity, she is responsible for the development and delivery of both live and web-based trainings to military and civilian mental health providers on deployment-related topics.

Ms. Thompson received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA and her Master of Social Work degree from University of Pennsylvania. 

For over 20 years, Ms. Thompson has specialized in military child and family issues especially in the area of domestic violence and family maltreatment prevention, response and treatment.  She has worked as a clinical counselor on military bases in Japan, Florida, Virginia and Hawaii.  Prior to joining CDP, Ms. Thompson was a clinical care coordinator overseeing the training and quality control of clinical documentation for contracted counselors working at Navy bases throughout the continental United States.

 

Financial: April Thompson is employed by Center for Deployment Psychology.

Non-financial: April Thompson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose. 


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