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Breaking down walls and building connections with military-connected families

For Military Family Appreciation Month, we’re shining a spotlight on those who provide support and care to military-connected individuals.

Eugenia L. Weiss, clinical associate professor and director of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Orange County Academic Center, previously spent 18 years in private practice as a civilian working with military personnel and their families. She played an instrumental role in launching the school’s military social work track.

Weiss has also authored a number of journal articles and co-edited military and veteran families as well as higher education for veterans, making her uniquely positioned to provide insights on the unique […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Faculty, News|0 Comments

Astor, Jill Biden bring attention to military-connected children

by Ross Brenneman

In order to draw attention to the difficulties children in military and veteran families face in schools, Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, highlighted Operation Educate the Educators, a federal initiative, during a discussion last Monday at the annual conference for the American Educational Research Association. The goal of the session was to raise awareness in university schools of education about military and veteran children in public schools and to recruit more universities to join a national effort.

Biden’s AERA session was orchestrated between AERA and the White House by Ron Avi Astor, the Lenore Stein-Wood […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Faculty, News|0 Comments