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Author(s): Risa Greedlinger, Rose Clervil, National Center on Family Homelessness (NCFH)
Publication Date: 2011
The National Center on Family Homelessness recently released "Engaging Veterans and Families to Enhance Service Delivery: A Tool Kit for Community-Based Organizations." This Tool Kit discusses the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). It also provides useful tools for veteran outreach. (Authors) With veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in unprecedented numbers, many are turning to community-bas...
Community Circles of Support for Veterans’ Families: Strengthening Relationships after Returning From War
Author(s): Risa Greedlinger
Publication Date: 2010
Returning war veterans without strong social support networks may find themselves isolated and at high risk for homelessness. Strong social networks can make the difference between a life in the community or being out on the streets. Community Circles of Support for Veterans’ Families (CCSVF) is an innovative new demonstration project designed to address the needs of veterans and their families. CCSVF includes evidence based clinical intervention...