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Professional Resources for Practice Navy psychologist gives a voice to combat trauma Heidi Kraft, PhD, a psychologist and former Navy lieutenant commander, was among those recognized for their accurate and empathetic portrayals of mental health issues in the media at the 2011 Voice Awards, cosponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, APA and numerous other mental health organizations. Kraft received the Voice Award for Consumer Leadership for her 2007 book “Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned at a Combat Hospital,” which details the trauma that affects caregivers in combat situations. Kraft based her book on the nine years she spent as a U.S. Navy psychologist, including more than seven months at a remote air base in western Iraq. “Heidi’s honest and caring writing has encouraged those with PTSD to seek help and engage in recovery,” said APA President Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD, presenting the award to Kraft at the Aug. 24 event held at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Calif. “Her advocacy has impacted sailors, Marines, caregivers and leaders alike to overcome the myths, misperceptions and stigma associated with mental health.” Voice awards also went to advocates for mental health APA President Dr. Melba J.T. Vasquez presented a consumers and services, as Voice Award to Dr. Heidi Kraft in recognition of her well as writers and producers 2007 book “Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned for such acclaimed films at a Combat Hospital.” as “The Fighter” and “The King’s Speech,” and to the television programs “Glee,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Harry’s Law,” “Mad Men,” “The Pacific,” “Parenthood” and “Private Practice.” In addition, a special recognition award went to Ron Barber, chief of staff to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), and Tucson, Ariz., Mayor Robert Walkup and his wife, Beth. —R. fARBERMAN n ov e M b e r 2 0 1 1 • M o n i to r o n p s yc h o l o g y Becoming an Effective Psychotherapist Adopting a Theory of Psychotherapy That’s Right for You and Your Client Derek Truscott 2010. 240 pages. Hardcover. List: $59.95 • APA Member/Affiliate: $49.95 ISBN 978-1-4338-0473-1 • Item # 4313025 Pharmacotherapy for Psychologists Prescribing and Collaborating Roles Edited by Robert E. McGrath and Bret A. Moore 2010. 264 pages. Hardcover. List: $69.95 • APA Member/Affiliate: $49.95 ISBN 978-1-4338-0800-5 • Item # 4317226 On Becoming a Better Therapist Barry L. Duncan 2010. 208 pages. Hardcover. List: $49.95 • APA Member/Affiliate: $39.95 ISBN 978-1-43380-757-2 • Item # 4317217 The Heart and Soul of Change SeCond ediTion delivering What Works in Therapy Edited by Barry L. Duncan, Scott D. Miller, Bruce E. Wampold, and Mark A. Hubble 2010. 455 pages. Hardcover. List: $59.95 • APA Member/Affiliate: $49.95 ISBN 978-1-4338-0709-1 • Item # 4317206 FAD0041 800-374-2721 15

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - November 2011

Monitor on Psychology - November 2011
President’s Column
Guest Column
‘Grand Challenges’ offers blueprint for mental health research
Documentary seeks to reach parents of LGBT kids
Treating veterans will cost at least $5 billion by 2020
Selfless volunteering might lengthen your life
Combat and stress up among U.S. military in Afghanistan
South Africa to host international psychology conference
Study uncovers a reason behind sex differences in mental illness
Navy psychologist gives a voice to combat trauma
In Brief
Psychologist suicide
On Your Behalf
Journey back to Heart Mountain
Psychology is key to pain management, report finds
ACT goes international
Judicial Notebook
Random Sample
Time Capsule
Science Watch
Behavior change in 15-minute sessions?
Health-care reform 2.0
Perspective on Practice
Giving a heads up on concussion
Practice Profile
Searching for meaning
Inspiring young researchers
Aging, with grace
Public Interest
Thank you!
APA News
Division Spotlight
American Psychological Foundation
The man who gave Head Start a start

Monitor on Psychology - November 2011