4209.0 Social Justice, the US Military and their families

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will review both historical and current examples of the destructive effects of militarization on the health of members of the US military and their families. Discussion will include a focus on effects on women and adolescents. Factors that impact these effects will be analyzed.
Session Objectives: 1-Describe health effects of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on US military families. 2-Analyze the factors involved in violence-related adverse health effects.
Ann Hirschman, RN-C, FNP

Who Gets Left Behind: Adolescent Quality of Life in Military Families
Sarah Reed, MPH, MSW, LICSW, Janice Bell, PhD, MPH and Todd Edwards, PhD

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus, Vietnam Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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