Grant to help demobilizing National Guard members
by Claudia Bustamante
The Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) at the USC School of Social Work received funding from the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to help publicize the unique transitional challenges facing National Guard and Reserve service members.
The $100,000 gift funded the development of manuscripts and a report on the findings from the Reintegration Partnership Project (RPP), a pilot program that provided reintegration skills training to National Guard members and their spouses, and evaluated its perceived effectiveness in helping them manage post-deployment challenges.
Launched in 2011, the program was a partnership between the California National […]