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04
Jun

The Invisible War: Breaking the cycle of sexual assault in the military

If there is a defining theme in all of the testimony in “The Invisible War,” the searing documentary film released this week about military sexual assault, it’s betrayal.

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03
Jun

Don’t Trust the Pentagon to End Rape

(nytimes.com) The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing today on sexual assault in the military. This comes after months of revelations of rapes and other violent attacks at military bases and academies.

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23
May

Honoring Our Military Heroes and War Veterans

Katie Couric salutes our troops and shares amazing stories from the front lines. The first female soldier amputee shares her journey from the battlefield to the Paralympics. Then, the scars you don’t see soldiers fighting – PTSD. Plus, ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff opens up to Katie on the injury he sustained while covering the […]

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29
Mar

The new Praeger Handbook for Community Mental Health Practice

This book includes a case study by Laurie Leitch in which effective trauma work is explored through stories from one of Laurie’s trips to a internally displaced persons camp in Kenya. The new Praeger Handbook for Community Mental Health Practice was published in February 2013 and is a new textbook for graduate courses in counseling […]

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25
Sep

Wired for Resilience

Excerpt from nyharbor.va.gov (U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs) Wired for Resilience: The Challenges Ahead: Optimizing Resiliency in the Newest Generations of Veterans, VISN3 Conference VA New York Harbor Healthcare System’s Mental Health experts are looking head on at the stark and daunting challenge of the reported “1-a-day” national suicide rates among returning Veterans and mobilizing […]

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29
Jan

PBS’ ‘This Emotional Life’: Healing The Invisible Wounds Of War

Originally posted on The Huffington Post The invisible wounds of war are not new to our Warriors, Veterans and their loved ones. For many, “coming home” is not the end of war–far from it. Leaving the battlefield far behind, the war often continues–in hearts and minds, relationships and communities following deployment. War is hell . […]

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