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  • 1.Archive — Military and Veteran Issues
    Psychologists provide mental health care to serving military and veterans and psychological scientists work on human-systems interfaces, leadership and teamwork, cybersecurity and behavioral modeling.
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  • 2.APA collaborates with Rep. Buerkle for military and veteran mental health workshop
    A workshop for faith-based providers on the mental health needs of military service members, veterans, and their families was held by the Public Interest Government Relations Office and Ann Marie Buerkle, Chair of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
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  • 3.APA Advocacy Issues
    APA's Government Relations offices work on issues such as aging; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender concerns; disability; peer review; trauma, violence and abuse; veterans and military issues; and children and the media.
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  • 4.Military Service Members, Veterans and Their Families
    APA advocacy efforts related to service members, veterans and their families — access to mental and behavioral health care, PTSD, substance use and abuse, brain injuries and psychosocial rehabilitation.
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  • 5.Sexual Orientation & Military Service
    The American Psychological Association opposes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and believes the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Pursue” policy discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation, and has caused many qualified personnel to be involuntarily separated from military service solely because of their sexual orientation.
    Policy (July 2004)
  • 6.APA Highlights Military Servicemember and Veteran Suicide Issues
    Experts and representatives from the civilian sector, the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the veteran community identify "best practices" for the clinical management of suicide risk with military service members.
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  • 7.APA member speaks at conference on community support for veterans
    Dr. Abigail Gewirtz highlighted some of the key challenges facing military families and discussed her work in promoting resilience and effective parenting in military families at a Conference on Engaging Community Support for Veterans.
    Web Page (January 2012)
  • 8.APA Advocacy
    APA advocacy is guided by the philosophy that public policy should be based on available scientific knowledge, and that psychological research can contribute to the formulation of sound public policy to address specific social problems and improve human welfare.
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  • 9.Creation of the Center for Deployment Psychology—March 2008
    In November 2007, the CDP was incorporated into the Department of Defense Center of Excellence to be the military arm for training health professionals for meeting the mental health needs of returning military personnel and their families.
    Web Page (March 2008)
  • 10.Letter to Senators Encouraging Support for Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    We strongly oppose the current policy on sexual orientation and military service and call for its repeal. This stance reflects the APA Policy Statement on Sexual Orientation and Military Service.
    Letter (October 2010)
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