Military Veteran Reintegration - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128153123

Military Veteran Reintegration

1st Edition

Approach, Management, and Assessment of Military Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life

Editors: Carl Castro Sanela Dursun
Paperback ISBN: 9780128153123
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 400
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This transition toolkit offers researchers and practitioners evidence-based best practices for easing the reintegration of military veterans returning to civilian society. It lays out how transition occurs, identifies factors that promote or impede transition, and operationalizes outcomes associated with transition success. Bringing together experts from around the world to address the most important aspects of military transition, it looks at both what has been shown to work and what has not, while also offering a roadmap for best-results moving forward.

Key Features

  • Contains evidence-based interventions for military veteran-to-civilian transition
  • Features international experts from North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Includes how to measure transition outcomes
  • Outlines recovery programs for the injured and sick
  • Identifies factors that promote or impede successful transition


Academic researchers, mental health practitioners working with veteran populations, NGOs and governmental policy makers

Table of Contents

1. Definition of a Veteran
2. Levels of Military-to-Civilian Transition
3. Measures of Transition Outcomes
4. Impact of Transition on Families
5. Roles of Communities and Society/Media and Non-Governmental Agencies in Military Transitions
6. Policies, Programs, and Processes on Military Transition
7. The Evaluation of Transition Programs
8. The Role of Disability and Benefits in the Transition Process
9. The Way Ahead


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About the Editor

Carl Castro

Assistant professor, USC School of Social Work. Director of the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families. 33 years in the US Army, having obtained the rank of colonel. Chair of a NATO research group on military veteran transitions, a Fulbright Scholar, and editor of Military Behavioral Health. Author of Military Life: The Psychology of Serving in Peace and Combat and Deployment Psychology

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, USC School of Social Work and Director, Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families

Sanela Dursun

Research psychologist and director of the Personnel and Family Support Research section at Defence Research and Development Canada

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Psychologist and Director, Personnel and Family Support Research section, Defence Research and Development, Canada

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