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Current Research

The center’s researchers are exploring ways to address these and other problems through better policies and practices. Current research projects, include:

  • Using artificial intelligence to predict suicidal tendencies among service members and veterans
  • Motivating service members and their loved ones to seek needed health care
  • Creating supportive schools for the children of military parents
  • Evaluating government programs that provide direct services to veterans
  • The development and testing of a virtual client as a tool for training social work graduate students in clinical practice with the Department of Defense
  • Improved training for behavioral health care providers in evidence-based practice for treating post-traumatic stress disorder with the Department of Defense
  • Advancing the integration and acceptance of LGBT service members in the military with the Department of Defense
  • Examining the health and wellness in military spouses with the Army
  • Examining social networks in the military and their impact on the health and well-being of service members
  • Effective skills training for the prevention of sexual assault
  • Comprehensive soldier and family fitness
  • A pilot examination of a transition employment program
  • The invisible wounds of sexual assault in the military
  • Exploring the economic and employment challenges facing U.S. veterans
  • Suicide among severely wounded veterans

Affiliated Faculty

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