NASW supports the White Ribbon VA, month-long national call to action to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment, sexual assault and domestic violence in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. VA invites everyone to participate in this campaign by pledging to stop violence against others and to wear a white ribbon as a symbol of commitment throughout the month of October and beyond.
Go for Green (G4G) is a joint service performance-nutrition initiative that improves the food environment where Service Members live and work. It prompts better food and beverage selection with the aim to optimize performance, readiness and health.
Elvira Craig de Silva
Our profession's role is to help foster greater understanding of the many issues facing the returning veteran, including the effects of war on family life, workplace readjustment, rebuilding self-image and gaining a sense of place in society. Our role must be to advocate, coordinate and provide necessary services to help veterans regain control of their lives.
Film By Marcia Rock And Patricia Lee Stotter
Women make up 15 percent of today's military. That number is expected to double in 10 years. SERVICE highlights the resourcefulness of seven amazing women who represent the first wave of mothers, daughters and sisters returning home from the frontless wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work
Civilian Social Work With Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan: Implications for Practice and Education - April 11-13, 2013 - University of Texas at Austin
Give An Hour
Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of over 6,400 licensed mental health professionals has given more than 70,000 hours of free services.
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