CIR celebrates five years of work in veteran, military community
Five years ago, the USC School of Social Work launched the military social work program and the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR). In a short time, both initiatives have advanced beyond expectation.
In 2009, USC became the first private research university to develop a military social work program. Numerous reports and research showed that increased numbers of service members were returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from combat stress disorders, like post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. The USC School of Social Work was ideally situated to help address their needs. As more service […]