Veterans' Issues Resources from the RAND Corporation
As veterans return home and adjust to civilian life, they and their families face new challenges and many communities struggle to meet their unique needs. Rigorous research is essential to addressing the challenges facing veterans and to finding long-term solutions. RAND research explores key issues concerning veterans such as health and well-being, education, employment, and family support.
These terms and acronyms may be helpful to social workers who work with service members, veterans, and their families.
U.S. Dept. of Defense
The U.S. military is made up of five distinct branches. While the military branches are separate entities, they often work together.
The Selective Service has met with scores of professionals who were not aware of the consequences for young men if they did not register. So NASW national staff worked with Selective Service, in consultation with NASW members in different fields of social work, to develop this toolkit, which contains tools for both client/external outreach and peer-to-peer outreach.
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
This toolkit supports the behavioral health and wellness of Veterans receiving services outside the VA health care system.