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Bringing Them Home - Veterans & PTSD

Bringing Them Home - Veterans & PTSD

Guest Post from Strive Lending about veterans and PTSD.

The VTSC occasionally receives requests from guests to post on our blog. This particular entry is about the veteran experience with PTSD, and is written for non-clinicians. No jargon in this one! Click here to read the article from Strive Lending writer, Allegra Gallian.

Promising Practices

10. Annual Student-Veteran Focus Groups

10. Annual Student-Veteran Focus Groups

Identify the needs of student veterans by conducting annual focus groups.

Promising Practice

Each campus is different in terms of student populations and their needs. Some campuses have higher numbers of veterans and military family members attending and some only have a few. What works on one campus may not work on another; there is no cookie cutter mold. Therefore it is highly recommended that institutions take the time each year to sit down with their student veterans and listen to their needs. This can be done through formal, or informal, focus groups. By giving the students a chance to express their needs the institution is gaining a more informed perspective

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