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Couple-Based Interventions for Military and Veteran Families by
Call Number: (WC) Stacks - RC550 .C67 2012
Presenting couple-based interventions uniquely tailored to the mental health needs of military and veteran couples and families, this book is current, practical, and authoritative.
Life after the Military by
Call Number: (RH) Stacks - UB357 .H55 2011
Hundreds of thousands of military members are making the transition to civilian life each year. This transition is a move into unfamiliar territory and can be an extremely uncomfortable process. However, there are resources in place that can relieve much of the stress of the challenging situations that may arise. In Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans, authors Janelle Hill, Don Philpott, and Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott collect all the information needed to settle into life after the military in one volume. The book discusses the many issues that transitioning veterans are faced with such as finding employment, going back to school, managing finances, special benefits available to veterans, and a host of other issues the transitioning veteran is likely to face when making the move to civilian life.
The Invisible Wounds of War by
Call Number: (WC & RH) Stacks - UB357 .B68 2012
There's no real homecoming for many of our veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They may go through the motions of daily life in their hometowns, but the terrible sights and sounds of war are still fresh in their minds. This empathic, inside look into the lives of our combat veterans reveals the lingering impact that the longest wars in our nation's history continue to have on far too many of our finest young people. Basing her account on numerous interviews with veterans and their families, the author examines the factors that have made these recent conflicts especially trying.
The military advantage : the Military.com guide to military and veterans benefits ; foreword by Gen. Hugh Shelton by
Call Number: (RH) Stacks - UC74 .H69 2011
'The Military Advantage' is the one essential guide to military and veterans benefits. Drawn from the resources of Military.com - the most trusted name in the military community - it is the most current and complete reference guide for everyone with military or veterans benefits.
The Wounded Warrior Handbook by
Call Number: (WC) Stacks - UB363 .P55 2012
Publication Date: 2011-12-29
The typical wounded soldier must complete and file twenty-two forms after an active-duty injury. To soldiers and their families coping with the shock and reality of the injuries, figuring out what to do next--even completing tasks that seem easy like submitting paperwork--can be overwhelming and confusing. The second edition of this popular resource guide has been thoroughly revised to reflect new policies, additional benefits, updated procedures, and changes to insurance, including traumatic injury insurance and social security disability insurance. New chapters cover veterans' benefits in depth-which have seen significant changes in the last two years-and returning to active duty after an injury. As in the previous edition, this guide directs you to answers and resources for the most pressing and difficult questions that wounded veterans face, such as: -Where can I find information on symptoms and treatments of injuries? -How do I get through all this paperwork? -Where can I get legal assistance? -What can I do for employment? -How do I get back into everyday life? -How can I return to active duty? -How do I deal with insurance? -What benefits are available to me, and how do I claim them? -What about my family? How can they help me? This trusted resource is both comprehensive and easy to use, and now the most up-to-date guide for wounded veterans and their families dealing with active-duty injuries.
When the Warrior Returns by
Call Number: (WC) Stacks - UB403 .W52 2012
The American military is currently experiencing its largest demobilization in history. Nearly two million soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen have been deployed in the recent conflict and most will be coming home. Every family will be concerned about their warrior, why his behavior may have changed so dramatically, and what they can do to help her make the transition to the next phase or her life.
PTSDPubs (formerly PILOTS)
A bibliographic database covering literature on traumatic stress sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health traumatic events.
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