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Deployment Stress Management Program (DSMP)


Date: 01/17/2014 Description: logo for Deployment Stress Management Program (DSMP)       - State Dept Image

The Deployment Stress Management Program (DSMP) is located within the Office of Medical Services in Mental Health Services and provides information, education, referrals, initial assessment and brief treatment for problems related to the stress of deployment to high threat posts, overseas crises and other stressful situations encountered by Foreign Service Officers, family members and State Department employees overseas. The DSMP works in cooperation with the Foreign Service Institute Transition Center, Family Liaison Office, Diplomatic Security Training Center, Employee Consultation Service and other Federal Agencies to provide support for DoS and USAID employees and their families before, during, and after deployment.

Contact Information
Deployment Stress Management Program
Office of Medical Services
1800 North Kent Street
Arlington (Rosslyn), VA 22209
Tel: 703-875-4828
Fax: 703-875-4952
Email: MEDDSMP@state.gov
Intranet Website: http://med.m.state.sbu/mhs/dsmp/default.aspx

Director
Oversees the development and implementation of the Deployment Stress Management Program. Provides assessment and treatment services to State Department employees experiencing the effects of being assigned to high stress/high threat posts.

Clinical Social Workers
Provides education/training, prevention, assessment and treatment services to State Department /USAID employees experiencing the effects of being assigned to high stress / high threat / unaccompanied tours (HS/HT/UT).

Administrative Assistant
Provides administrative support to the Director and Social Workers and serves as general office manager.


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