Date: November 15, 2012
Creator: Lawrence, Samantha
Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home as part of Veterans Week. Dr. Adriel Boals, who has a grant from NIH/NIMN: Innovative Approaches to Understanding and Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), will discuss PTSD and other responses to trauma and stress. Cindy Hasio will discuss methods and findings from a project she participated in related to how veterans narrated their experiences through art. Her component of the study evaluated participants and described what they gained through creating arts and crafts. Dr. Shelley Riggs, who directs the Family Attachment Lab and is conducting the Student Veteran Research Project here at the University of North Texas (UNT), will discuss the family relationships of veterans after deployment. There will also be a panel of three student veterans describing their experiences after deployment: Albert Cardenas, Kris Khastehdel, and Domingo Rodriguez.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries