The Military Psychology Summit is being held virtually 14-16 October. Register for it here: https://www.militarypsych.org/summit.html. Here are two of the panels to look forward to:
Military Coaching Programs and Practices
Presently, psychologists serving as coaches provide assessments, skill training, performance enhancement, and leadership consulting in the government and military. This panel features psychologists serving in various organizational coaching, consulting, research, and advising roles. This presentation will describe some current military programs and coaching practices by psychologists for military members. Presenters will be Stephen V. Bowles, PhD, MSW; CAPT Scott L Johnston, PhD; LTC Michael DeVries, PhD; Michelle Ambrose, PhD; and Gregory Ruark, PhD.
Pandemics and populations: What about suicide?
This panel will introduce public health approaches and pandemic considerations applied to suicide prevention. COVID-19 specific impacts on suicide risk and protective factors will be reviewed as well as interventions driven by need for social distancing. Presenters will be Bruce E. Crow, PsyD, MPH; Mark A. Reger, PhD; Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP; and David A. Jobes, PhD, ABPP.