Kaneisha Wheelock (with Dr. Lisa Butler, on right), graduating 2017 MSW VMF Focus student, was awarded a competitive Interprofessional Fellowship in Substance Addiction Treatment at the Seattle Division of the Addictions Treatment Center within the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
A News Release in January, 2016 highlights our project's important research.
In the Summer of 2015, Joining Forces-UB team members presented at Sigmund Freud University as part of the XXXIVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health in Vienna, Austria.
Conference presentations included:
- Joining forces: Developing a curriculum to train social work and nursing students to work with Veterans and military families (Lisa Butler, PhD, PI)
- We don’t complain about the little things:” Focus group explorations of the views of Veterans and military family members on healthcare needs and gaps. (Brad Linn, PhD student)
- Avoiding re-traumatization: Utilizing a trauma-informed framework with Veterans and military family members (Katie McClain-Meeder, MSW)
- Training rescued pets: For the Dog Tags Niagara program it’s a two way street (Tom Nochajski, PhD, Project Collaborator)
Class picture of students in Introduction to Issues in Veteran and Military Family Care, Spring 2015. (Note the student video-conferencing in while serving in Germany!)