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RESPONDING TO TRAUMA: VOICES OF VETERANS AND PROVIDERS OF VETERAN CARE
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Reviewed By: Society for Psychological Anthropology
Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 12:00 PM-1:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Alison B Hamilton (University of California Los Angeles and Department of Veterans Affairs) and Kevin C Heslin (Veterans Health Administration)
Chairs:  Alison B Hamilton (University of California Los Angeles and Department of Veterans Affairs) and Kevin C Heslin (Veterans Health Administration)
12:00 PM
Break
12:15 PM
Discussion
12:30 PM
An Ethnographic Investigation of Substance Use and Problem Drinking In Members of the National Guard: Uncovering Underlying Issues
Ann M Cheney (Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and Veterans Health Administration)
12:45 PM
OEF/Oif Combat Exposure and Arng Chaplains
Karen Besterman-Dahan (Department of Veterans Affairs)
1:00 PM
Understanding the Life Course of the Combat PTSD Experience: Veterans with PTSD, Public Stigma, and the Road to Treatment
Karen L. Drummond (Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System & University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)
1:15 PM
Trauma and Homelessness Among Veterans: Life Trajectories and Trauma-Informed Care
Alison B Hamilton (University of California Los Angeles and Department of Veterans Affairs)
1:30 PM
“Using Disasters to Help Veterans.” Team Rubicon Reports From the Field
Kevin C Heslin (Veterans Health Administration)