Combat Social Work

KXXV, Waco, Texas
Mar 22, 2021

This news story highlights the work of Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD, who has joined the faculty at Texas A&M University – Central Texas, Department of Social Work, since his recent retirement as a U.S. Army colonel. Among other initiatives, Dr. Yarvis and colleagues have published a new book that shares the stories of military social workers serving in combat settings. Dr. Yarvis served for several years as the on-site principal investigator for several STRONG STAR and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD studies conducted at Fort Hood and continues to collaborate as a co-investigator with the consortia. The segment featuring Dr. Yarvis and STRONG STAR Director Alan Peterson, PhD, begins at 6:30:23 in this video link below.

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