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Policy | Jan 18, 2017

Implementation Review of Presidential Executive Order 13518—The Veterans Employment Initiative

Study Team: Nicholas J. Armstrong, Ph.D., Zachary Huitink, M.P.P., Ph.D. (ABD), Matthew A. Hidek, Ph.D., Rosalinda Maury, M.S., Fitore Hyseni, M.P.A., Nathaniel Birnbaum Purpose In collaboration with...

Policy | Feb 19, 2013

A National Veterans Strategy

This initiative develops a research-based case and call to action to develop a whole-of-government National Veterans Strategy that aligns public sector efforts, resources, and programs—in partnershi...

Policy | Sep 06, 2013

Cultural and Ethical Considerations When Working With Military Personnel and Veterans: A Primer for VA Training Programs

Abstract “An increasing number of predoctoral psychology interns are completing their internship within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system. Individuals receiving mental healt...

Policy | Apr 12, 2013

The Impact of Veterans’ Preference on the Composition and Quality of the Federal Civil Service

Abstract “Government preference for military veterans in hiring, a means to honor them for their service and sacrifices, potentially conflicts with other values of the public service, including its...

Policy | Oct 05, 2012

Impact of the Seeking Safety Program on Clinical Outcomes Among Homeless Female Veterans With Psychiatric Disorders

Abstract “Objective: Seeking Safety is a manualized cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention that is designed to treat clients with comorbid substance abuse and trauma histories. This study examine...

Policy | Jun 20, 2014

Expedited Citizenship for Sale: Estimating the Effect of Executive Order 13269 on Noncitizen Military Enlistments

Abstract “This article estimates the effect of offering an expedited citizenship application process to noncitizens for joining the US military. Executive Order (EO) 13269, enacted in July of 2002,...

Policy | Apr 13, 2012

Educational Benefits and Military Service: An Analysis of Enlistment, Reenlistment, and Veterans’ Benefit Usage 1991-2005

Abstract “Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) educational benefits are a prime recruiting tool in today’s all-volunteer military. This paper studies the effects of changes in education benefits using data o...

Policy | May 17, 2013

Evaluation of a Family-Centered Prevention Intervention for Military Children and Families Facing Wartime Deployment

Abstract “Objectives: We evaluated the Families OverComing Under Stress program, which provides resiliency training designed to enhance family psychological health in US military families affected b...

Policy | Oct 17, 2014

Effectiveness of Supported Employment for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries: Results from a Randomized Multisite Study

Abstract “OBJECTIVE: To examine whether supported employment (SE) is more effective than treatment as usual (TAU) in returning veterans to competitive employment after spinal cord injury (SCI). DESI...

Policy | Feb 13, 2015

Empty Promise: Black American Veterans and the New GI Bill

Abstract “The 2008 GI Bill offers college funds for veterans. Yet Black male vets are not taking advantage of these benefits. This chapter examines personal and societal problems that hinder access...

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