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Community Support | Nov 02, 2016

AmericaServes Transparency Report

Since 2013, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has been working alongside providers, funders and communities around the U.S. to establish the AmericaServes network, and transform...

Community Support | Apr 03, 2015

Mapping Collaboration in Veterans and Military Families Services

Starting in late 2015, the IVMF research team took a first step to build a database of more than 70 veteran-serving organizational networks, collaborative initiatives, and higher education institution...

Community Support | Apr 03, 2015

Driving Community Impact: A Case for Local Evidence-Based Coordination in Veteran and Military Family Services and the AmericaServes Initiative

This paper addresses a prevailing view that a lack of coordination, collaboration, and collective purpose among veteran and military-family serving organizations—public, private, and nonprofit—p...

Community Support | Feb 15, 2013

The Role of Social Support in Exposure Therapy for Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans: A Preliminary Investigation

Abstract “The lack of social support has consistently been identified as a relevant factor in the development, maintenance, and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Prospective studies...

Community Support | Nov 22, 2013

Soldiers to Citizens: The Link between Military Service and Volunteering

Abstract “Research shows that military service is linked with political engagement, such as voting. This connection is strongest for minorities. The authors explore the relationship between military...

Community Support | Mar 28, 2014

Coming Home: Attitudes toward U.S. Veterans Returning from Iraq

Abstract “In this article, we investigate public attitudes toward combat veterans returning from Iraq. Using data from a nationally representative survey that incorporates an experimental design, we...

Community Support | Apr 11, 2014

When Veterans Return: The Role of Community in Reintegration

Abstract “Experiences of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans were explored to understand the challenges of reintegrating into civilian life and the impact on mental health. Respondents completed preli...

Community Support | Apr 27, 2012

Caregiver Objective Burden and Assessments of Patient-Centered, Family-Focused Care for Frail Elderly Veterans

Abstract “Purpose: There is a growing consensus that quality of care for frail elders should include family and be evaluated in terms of patient-centered, family-focused care (PCFFC). Family caregiv...

Community Support | Dec 27, 2011

Secondary Trauma and Military Veteran Caregivers

Abstract “The article focuses on the secondary trauma stressors experienced by those who care for members of the military with special attention to the caregivers of war fighters seeking help from c...

Community Support | Jan 16, 2015

Better Transitions for Troops: An Application of Schlossberg’s Transition Framework to Analyses of Barriers and Institutional Support Structures for Student Veterans

Abstract “Schlossberg’s transition theory is used to frame qualitative analysis of narratives from veterans, administrators, and student affairs professionals, examining whether and how institutio...

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