Section1: Introduction About This Course Learning Objectives Section 2: Understanding Resilience in Military Families What Is Resilience? How Do You Promote Resilience? Risk and Resiliency Factors Reviewed Scope of This Course Meet the Lopez Family Section 3: General Tips and Skills for Promoting Resiliency in Military Families Promoting Resilience Resiliency in Couples Identify Positive Coping Strategies Strategies for Promoting Resilient Couples What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Introduction to Cognitive Behavior Therapy Strategies Examples of Cognitive Distortions Communication Training Scheduling Pleasurable Activities Case Example Resiliency in Children Section 4: Specific Tips and Skills for Promoting Resiliency in Families Throughout Deployment Cycles Tips for Coping Pre-deployment: Children Case Example: Pre-deployment Research on Long Distance Relationships (LDPs): The Good News Research on Long Distance Relationships (LDPs): The Bad News Case Example: Deployment Post-deployment Tips for Coping Post-deployment: Couples Case Example: Deployment Post-Deployment Tips for Coping Post-deployment: Couples Tips for Coping Post-deployment: Children Case Example: Post-deployment Section 5: Conclusion Summary Congratulations!
Jenna Ermold, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist working as the Assistant Director of Online Programs for the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. In this capacity, she oversees the development and dissemination of online training programs for behavioral health clinicians to improve competency in working with military members and their families. Additionally, she develops and presents workshops across the country to military and civilian audiences on topics in deployment behavioral health and evidence-based therapies for PTSD. She is a graduate of the Malcolm Grow (USAF) Medical Center Psychology Residency Program and served on active duty as a psychology in the United States Air Force from 2002 to 2006. Dr. Ermold graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in psychology and English and received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont. She specializes in health psychology, behavioral health integration into primary care, women's reproductive behavioral health, post-traumatic stress disorder, and military psychology. Disclosure: Jenna Ermold, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: William Brim, Psy.D.
William Brim, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has been with the Center for Deployment Psychology since 2007, initially as a Deployment Behavioral Health Psychologist at Malcolm Grow (USAF) Medical Center and serving as the Deputy Director since 2008. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee (Psychology) and has his Master's and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL (1998). He is a graduate of the Wilford Hall (USAF) Medical Center Psychology Residency Program (1998) and the Wilford Hall Clinical Health Psychology Post-doctoral Fellowship Program (2001). Dr. Brim served on Active Duty as a psychologist in the United States Air Force from 1997 to 2007. Disclosure: William Brim, Psy.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer: Naju Madra, M.A.
Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Health & Human Services library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development. In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness, to community college instruction and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral health course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.Disclosure: Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.