Helping the Disabled Veteran: how to assist your disabled veteran's adjustment to civilian life

Helping the Disabled Veteran: how to assist your disabled veteran's adjustment to civilian life

by Joanna Romer

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Overview

In this, her final, book, the late Joanna Romer suggests ways to assist disabled veterans leaving the military and trying to integrate back into mainstream society in spite of their disabilities. Chapters contain recommendations, suggestions, and practical suggestions, based on a large number of wide-ranging interviews with disabled veterans about their experiences after returing from war.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942891789
Publisher: MSI Press
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Pages: 124
Sales rank: 1,201,973
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART ONE: THE NEED AND WHO’S HELPING


  1. Homeless Veterans
  2. Legal Help
  3. PTSD
  4. Christian Reed


“Find something you love and give it your all, like you did the military.”



  1. For the Disabled Veteran: Developing a Purpose
  2. The Arts
  3. For the Disabled Veteran: Self-Esteem
  4. Veterans Day
  5. Veterans at Standing Rock
  6. Veterans Memorial Park, Sanford, Florida


PART TWO: WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR VETERAN



  1. How Friends & Family Can Help: Running Interference
  2. Love Heals
  3. Coping with a Disability
  4. Patience
  5. Communication
  6. Hope
  7. Healing Anger
  8. Tact
  9. Privacy
  10. Socializing




  1. A Sense of Protection
  2. Encouragement, Not Nagging
  3. Spirituality
  4. Holidays
  5. Reviving the Spirit
  6. Gratitude


APPENDIX

15 Ways to Help Your Veteran

The Veterans Administration

The Soldier’s Psalm

REFERENCES

INDEX

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