Military Family Clinic Parenting Skills Program

Are you struggling to manage your children’s behaviors?

Have you been exposed to military or civilian trauma?

Has your trauma experience interfered with your parenting?

NYU Langone Military Family Clinic offers a fifteen-session parenting program for military families. This program addresses the effects of military and civilian trauma on parenting. You will learn positive parenting skills to strengthen relationship between you and your child/ren.

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People Magazine Wants Inspirational Women

People Magazine is looking for real and inspiring women in the Tri-State NYC area who have overcome an obstacle in their life and are willing to share their story of how they regained their confidence with the hope of inspiring others. Such obstacles could be physical injuries, disabilities, or conditions, changes in physical appearance due to illness, stroke, etc.

Interviews will be scheduled this week. The tentative shoot date is October 17 in NYC. Video interviews will be shown on social media. Compensation is $200.

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ProVetus Mentorship Research Project

The ProVetus Mentorship Enhanced with NYC Dept of Veterans Services is a new research project. In this study, all Veterans will be enrolled in NYServes and be managed by a coordination team for services such as housing, employment, education, legal, and community involvement. Half of the Veterans (the experimental group) will also receive mentorship from trained and certified ProVetus mentors that were trained within the Resilience Center for Veterans & Families (Teachers College, Columbia U). For this study, there is no waitlist, so all Veterans will receive NYServes assistance. After completing the 16 month follow-up survey, any Veterans who didn't receive a mentor will be offered a mentor. 

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Free Chiropractic Services

Dr. Jerome Greenberg, Operation Warrior Shield Board Member, offers Free Chiropractic Services and massage treatments to all Veterans. 

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Watch Ken Burns The Vietnam War Free

You can stream all the episodes of Ken Burns' documentary The Vietnam War for free here.


High Ground Veterans Advocacy Fellowship

High Ground Veterans Advocacy is now accepting applications for the Fellowship Class of January 2018. Now in its second year, the organization was recognized as one of the top new non-profits on the prestigious HillVets 100 list. Members of the 2017 fellowship classes have inspired new legislation at the local and federal level, have been invited to become advisors to members of Congress, have lead national movements around their policy proposals, received other prestigious fellowships, and have found permanent employment with organizations dedicated to serving veterans.

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Tattoodo Interviews Needed

Tattoodo, the largest online community for tattoos, is looking for Veterans who have tattoos and are willing to be interviewed on camera. They want to hear your story – which conflict you served during and the story behind your tattoo(s).

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Columbia University Studies for Student Veterans

Columbia University offers free Studies for Student Veterans. This course helps veterans transition smoothly from military service to college, and helps them maximize their success once they arrive. 

Enroll in this self-paced program here.

 


Safe Actions for Families to Encourage Recovery VA Study

SAFER – Safe Actions for Families to Encourage Recovery

This new VA study offers education about veteran & family safety planning, and the opportunity for you and your family member to earn up to $150 over four months.

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Post 9/11 Mental Health Study

Are you a current active duty service member, veteran, member of the national guard, or reservist who experienced combat during a Post 9/11 conflict?

Are you interested in completing surveys about your experience in combat, gender, and mental health for a chance to win a $100 visa gift card?

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mTBI & PTSD Study

If you were exposed to a blast wave or explosion while deployed, you may be eligible for a study investigating the effects of mTBI and PTSD.

Insomnia

Irritability

Difficulty concentrating

Trouble remembering

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Combat Stress - Sex Life Study

Combat stress can affect your sex life. 

Participate in a research study of how warzone stress affects sexual functioning, relationships, and stress related biology. James J. Peters VAMC seeks male veterans who:

• are 20 - 50 years old

• have served in a warzone

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VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship

The VFW is partnering with Student Veterans of America to host the 2018 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Program, providing 10 exemplary student veterans the opportunity to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill and in their community.

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Edge4Vets Job & Career Workshop

Edge4Vets offers a system of Prep and Connect. This is what makes Edge4Vets different from other vet job prep programs – they blend job readiness training with personal support from business mentors.

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Tuck Resource Guide for Sleep

Tuck offers resources for Trauma and Sleep. Their guides to sleep health have been featured on NPR and NBC News, as well as referenced by organizations like the ADAA and Harvard University.

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Military Veterans Teach at Success Academy

Success Academy is New York City’s largest and top-performing charter school network with 46 schools, serving 15,500 scholars. Success Academy offers opportunities for veterans: Leadership Fellows Program, Business Operations Manager, Network Office, and Teaching.

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