The State of the American Veteran Studies

An extension of the studies first undertaken in Southern California, the San Francisco Veterans Study is a comprehensive assessment that will gauge the needs of veterans living in and around the Bay Area. The study will poll veterans on a range of issues, including adjustment to civilian life, housing, employment, physical and mental health, and barriers to care.

(Learn more.)

State of American Veteran (CHI) cover - April2016An extension of the studies first undertaken in Southern California, the Chicagoland Veterans Study is a comprehensive assessment gauging the needs of veterans living in and around Chicago. Working alongside Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work, the study polled nearly 1,300 veterans beginning in the summer 2015. The survey tackled a range of issues, including adjustment to civilian life, housing, employment, physical and mental health, and barriers to care.

(Learn more.)

OC Veterans Study-coverAn extension of the Los Angeles County Veterans Study, this comprehensive assessment gauged the needs of Orange County’s military population, including veterans, active service members and their spouses and partners. The study was published February 2015.

(Learn more.)

The first The State of the American Veteran: LA County Veterans Studycomprehensive survey to gauge the diverse needs of Los Angeles County’s military community, including veterans, service members, families and service providers. The study was published September 2014.

(Learn more.)

 

Other CIR Research Studies

CIR-VOA-coverCommissioned by the Volunteers of America (VOA), this study was part of an ongoing effort to better understand the needs of the nonprofit’s veteran clients and continuously improve veteran services. The purpose of this study was to explore the economic and employment challenges facing U.S. veterans today and identify best practices for helping impoverished veterans find and retain stable, living-wage jobs.

(more information…)

sexulfunctioning_flyerThis 18-month project focuses on male and female sexual functioning that can be impacted as a result of physcial and psychological combat-related injuries from military service.

First article “Sexual Functioning in Military Personnel: Preliminary Estimates and Predictors” published in July 2014 issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine.

(more information … )

usvetsThis study evaluates the impact of the Veterans Re-entry Project and Outside the Wire, two United States Veterans Initiative, Inc. programs that provide direct services to veterans.
This Safety and Effectiveness Study (SES) evaluates Soar Technology, Inc.’s (Soar Tech) interactive role-playing game for service members’ families or loved ones.
pride club2This project identifies the needs of the children of military parents in eight San Diego school districts and uses this data to create more supportive school districts nationwide.
Through the development of curriculum, opportunities to practice with virtual patients and other innovative training tools, this project aims to increase the number of mental health professionals trained to treat service members and their families.
These studies examined STI risk and behavioral health among homeless men, including veterans, in Los Angeles’ Skid Row.
Hassan at Fort BlissThrough a collaboration of partners, CIR is providing Reintegration Skills Training (RST) both online and on-ground to National Guard members and their families readjusting to civilian life after a one-year deployment to Iraq.
In response to the President’s New Freedom Commission Report, the Trauma Services Adaptation (TSA) Center for Schools aims to improve access to quality trauma services for all public k-12 school students, especially underserved ethnic minority youth and military children.
simcoachSimcoach is an interactive program designed to motivate service members and their significant others to seek the healthcare that they need.
Print Friendly