ERIC Number: EJ847293
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Meeting the Needs of Women Veterans
Baechtold, Margaret; De Sawal, Danielle M.
New Directions for Student Services, n126 p35-43 Sum 2009
The number of women veterans attending college is increasing. This suggests that campus professionals need to become aware of how issues associated with mental health, sexual assault, and gender identity may influence how women veterans make the transition into the higher education environment. This chapter addresses the special needs of women veterans. Suggestions for practitioners are provided.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, War, Violence, Anxiety, Military Service, Veterans, Females, College Students, Transitional Programs, Campuses, Student Needs, College Administration, Mental Health, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Perspective Taking, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Identity, Role Models
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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