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  • 1.Society for Military Psychology (Division 19)
    The Society for Military Psychology (Division 19) encourages research and the application of psychological research to military problems. Military psychologists conduct research, provide mental health services, teach, consult and advise the military.
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  • 2.The Psychological Needs of U.S. Military Service Members and Their Families: A Preliminary Report[PDF]
    This task force identified the psychological risks and mental health-related service needs of military members and their families during and after deployment and developed a plan for working with the military and other organizations to meet those needs.
    Task Force Report (February 2007)
  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.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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  • 6.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.
    Council Policy (July 2004)
  • 7.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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  • 8.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)
  • 9.Advocacy
    APA works closely with decision-makers on Capitol Hill and in federal agencies as they formulate legislation and regulations of interest to psychologists. APA Government Relations is comprised of advocacy staff across three APA directorates: Education, Public Interest and Science.
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  • 10.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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