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Seminar Detail

Mental Health & The Military: Strategies for Treating Veterans and Their Families

Where:
KANSAS CITY, MO
When:
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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CRAIG J BRYAN, PSYD, ABPP

Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, is a board-certified psychologist in cognitive behavioral psychology, and is currently the Associate Director of the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah. He was faculty in the Department of Psychology at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, where he was Chief of the Primary Care Psychology Service, as well as the Suicide Prevention Program Manager. Dr. Bryan deployed to Joint Base Balad, Iraq, in 2009, where he served as the Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at the Air Force Theater Hospital. Dr. Bryan separated from active duty service shortly after his deployment, and currently researches suicidal behaviors and suicide prevention strategies, and psychological health and resiliency.

Dr. Bryan currently oversees two treatment studies totally approximately $3 million testing cognitive behavioral treatments for suicidal service members, and is the lead risk management consultant for the $25 million STRONG STAR Research Consortium investigating treatments for combat-related PTSD among military personnel. He has additionally chaired the American Association of Suicidology's Primary Care Task Force to develop training curriculum for primary care medical providers in the assessment and management of suicidal patients. Dr. Bryan is a consultant to the U.S. Air Force for psychological health promotion initiatives, and to the U.S. Marine Corps for suicide prevention. He regularly provides training to clinicians and medical professionals about managing suicidal patients, and has dozens of publications in the areas of suicide and military mental health, including the book Managing Suicide Risk in Primary Care. For his contributions to primary care behavioral health and military suicide prevention, Dr. Bryan was recognized by the Society for Military Psychology with the Arthur W. Melton Award for Early Career Achievement.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Craig Bryan is the executive director for the National Center for Veterans Studies. He is an associate professor at the University of Utah. Dr. Bryan receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Craig Bryan is a member of the American Association for Suicidology; American Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
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