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Lt. Col. Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD
Social Work and Behavioral Health
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Area of Expertise: TBI and PTSD
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD, LCSW, BCD is the first integrated service chief of the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.
He is an assistant professor of Family Medicine and director of Social Work at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, and an adjunct professor of Social Work at VCU’s NOVA Campus in Alexandria, VA.
A noted military scholar with more than 22 years of service, he is currently writing several book chapters in a new publication on military psychiatry in collaboration with the National Center for PTSD and the Office of the Army Surgeon General.
For his academic and clinical efforts on PTSD he was named Uniformed Services and U.S. Army Social Worker of the Year in 2008 and inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit. Lt. Col. Yarvis has received the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Action Badge for distinguished service under fire.
Jeffrey Yarvis’s Content on BrainLine Military
- Why Is It Important for a Patient to Have a Sense of Control?
- As a Psychologist, Do You Treat TBI and PTSD Together or Separately?
- How Can Civilian Providers Address Suicide?
- How Are Children Impacted by a Parent with TBI or PTSD?
- What Is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy?
- How Do You Talk About Suicide with Patients with TBI and PTSD?
- What Should Providers Consider When Developing an Individualized Treatment Plan for a Patient with TBI and/or PTSD?
- How Do You Use Hypnotherapy to Help Patient with TBI and/or PTSD?
- How Can You Help Patient and Family Members When Anger Management Is an Issue?
- Is There Really a Value in "Thinking Positively"?
- What Is Exposure Therapy and How Does It Work for TBI and PTSD?
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