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Happy Thanksgiving: A Time for Reflection and Gratitude
Next week our American Registrants celebrate Thanksgiving—our truly national holiday. We are reminded to take a moment to give thanks to our veterans, their families, and those psychologists who provide much valued care to those who sacrifice to serve our country. Read more.

In the News

Spotlight: Veterans

How a Marine Unit's High Suicide Rate Got That Way

Since coming back from Afghanistan in 2008, the Second Battalion, Seventh Marine has lost 13 members to suicide. This conversation about the devastating effects of combat features two Marines from the battalion and the health scientist who studied them. Read more.

Treating Military Sexual Trauma

Despite the number of reports increasing by 88% since 2007, many experts believe that the majority of sexual assaults in the military still go unreported. This study examines issues stemming from sexual trauma and the utilization of mental health care services by female veterans. Read more.

Research Helps Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence

With a newly developed computer model, researchers were able to successfully predict which 5% of soldiers committed more than 1/3 of all major Army workplace violent crimes. This model could help identify service members needing intensive interventions. Read more.

Give an Hour Celebrates 10 Years of Service

You can volunteer by ‘giving an hour’ of pro bono mental health services in your community to those affected by their or a loved one’s military service. Find out more.

Resource Guides for Serving Veterans

SAMHSA compiled this guide to help healthcare professionals provide culturally competent and quality healthcare services to veterans. The Real Warriors Campaign features online courses on clinical concerns and how to best understand military culture. The Center for Deployment Psychology has a variety of in-person and online courses, many of which offer CE credits.

Education Highlights

New Continuing Education Courses on www.e-Psychologist.org

New courses from the most recent Register Report are live on the National Register's CE site, www.e-Psychologist.org. Earn 6 credits from these new articles, or check out the archives for hundreds more!

VA & DoD Webcast on Treating PTSD in Veterans with TBI: December 4th

This session will focus on the relationship between TBI and PTSD, including challenges in treatment and intervention and the effectiveness of standard PTSD treatments when used on veterans with TBI. Participants can earn 1 CE credit for attending. Find out more.

APAGS Webinar on Implementing Social Justice Principles in Practice: December 10th

This session from the Committee for the Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Diversity will focus on how to provide a personal, political, and contextually relevant psychology, particularly when working with underserved and disenfranchised communities. Space is limited, so enroll today! Find out more.

New from the Job Board

Child and Adolescent Program Director - Chicago, IL
Cornerstone Counseling Center of Chicago is seeking a Licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide leadership in the growth and development of their child and adolescent program.

Clinical Health Psychologist - Austin, TX
Behavioral Health Consultants are looking to add two early career psychologists to their growing medical-psychology liaison practice.

Counselor - Portland, OR
Portland Community College seeks a Counselor to provide guidance to students and teach courses in addition to one-on-one counseling.

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship - Atlanta, GA
Georgia Pediatric Psychology is looking for 4 postdoctoral fellows for their intensive 12-month training program in Clinical Child Psychology.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Los Angeles, CA
This NIMH-funded fellowship at UCLA aims to develop researchers to bridge between clinical research on psychotic disorders and cognitive and affective science and neuroscience.

Mental Illness Research and Treatment Fellowship - Waco, TX
The VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans is accepting applications for a 2-year program at the Waco VA Medical Center aimed at addressing war veterans with co-occurring disorders.

Donate Today and Strengthen the Future of our Profession

The National Register's Internship Partnership Fund was launched to provide resources to APA- and CPA-accredited internship sites to increase the number of available internship placements. This endowment is a joint venture with the American Psychological Foundation. Read more and donate to this effort.

National Register Benefits

Click here to read more about your benefits, including licensure mobility, practice promotion, free continuing education credits*, publications, professional branding kit, and more.

*The National Register of Health Service Psychologists is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The National Register maintains responsibility for this program and its content.