Social Work

Cohen Military Family Clinic at USC is a bold step forward for veterans

A $15.7 million gift from philanthropist Steven A. Cohen brings free mental health services to military veterans and their families
by Lynn Lipinski

USC and the Cohen Veterans Network will open a free mental health clinic in Los Angeles to help veterans and their families make the transition to civilian life.

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at USC — headquartered at 830 S. Flower St. — will offer free, confidential care to post-9/11 veterans and their families who are suffering from post-traumatic stress and other mental health conditions. Made possible by a $15.7 million gift from Cohen through his nonprofit the […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

CIR research well represented at social work conference

A more robust military social work track debuted at this year’s annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) that highlighted research by the USC School of Social Work.

Held in the District of Columbia earlier this month, more than a dozen presentations involved school researchers, including nine that stemmed from data gathered by the school’s Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families.

The following abstracts were presented by CIR faculty, staff, postdocs and doctoral students:

Difficulty Adjusting to Civilian Life after Military Transition: The impact on current physical and mental health status in Pre and Post […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Research|0 Comments