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Veteran's Mental Health: Research Perspectives that Address Hard Homecomings
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session is for researchers, policy makers and practitioners who are curious about the complexity of transition from battlefield to community. Presentations will suggest "anchors of resilience" and how they can be identified and used to support healing by veterans who have experienced severe trauma.
Session Objectives: Discuss why adverse childhood experiences (ACES) may be elevated among current and former military personnel and the implications of ACES on mental health among current and former military personnel.
Describe programs that mitigate and prevent negative behavioral health outcomes among service members living and working in non-combat environments.
Describe innovative interventions and strategies that impact wellness and resilience in veterans who experiencing homelessness, substance use, mental health and unattended complex trauma.
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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Social Work, Caucus on Homelessness
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)