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Solving the veteran unemployment crisis in California

A recent study by USC provides recommendations for veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life.

Recently, the Center for Innovation & Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work published the results of an in-depth veteran needs assessment entitled, The State of the American Veteran: The San Francisco Veterans Study.

The study examined many crucial aspects of life for veterans following their active-duty period, including post-service education and financing, housing needs and general health and well-being.

Key findings include:

80% of service members leave the military without having a job lined up for civilian life.

By |August 2nd, 2017|News, Research, SAVC|0 Comments

The Must-Attend Fall Conference For Veterans Across The United States

The State of the American Veteran Conference will set the tone for the future of U.S. veterans.

Nearly a decade ago, the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work opened the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR). From the outset, CIR’s mission has been to “enhance the visibility and impact of research, education and outreach to inform policies and practices affecting veterans and their families.”

USC was among the first research universities to offer a large-scale social work program to increase the number of social workers specifically trained to meet the needs of veterans and their families. […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Events, News, SAVC|0 Comments