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Community Re-Integration Task Force

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS: JOIN US!

The Community Re-Integration Task Force invites your participation at an upcoming meeting.

WHAT: Quarterly ZOOM Meeting

TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

SAVE THE DATES:
Please save the dates and plan to attend.

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
  • Monday, 20 September 2021
  • Monday, 20 December 2021

MISSION

  • Connecting military, veteran and civilian researchers who study community reintegration
    • Participation in community life: employment or other productive activity, such as volunteering, work, or school; independent living; and social relationships and activities.
    • Members contribute to dissemination products, e.g., ACRM conference symposia, workshops, fact sheets, manuscripts.
  • We welcome researchers from academia, private institutions, government (DOD, VA)
  • Open-membership task force – We encourage members to invite colleagues’ participation.

CO-CHAIRS

 

Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP

Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP

CO-CHAIR

Cognosante Contract Employee
Supporting the Defense Health Agency

Rocío S. Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP

Rocío S. Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP

CO-CHAIR

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Speech-Language Pathology Program, School of Health Professions
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Christina (Tina) Dillahunt-Aspillaga, PhD, CRC

Christina (Tina) Dillahunt-Aspillaga, PhD, CRC

CO-CHAIR

Associate Professor, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program
University of South Florida

2021 GOALS

  • Submit two to three symposia to 2021 ACRM conference and one to two posters
  • Enhance collaboration and engagement among members
  • Develop sub-groups by interest/identified gaps as possible
  • Recruit new members using ACRM incentives
  • Collaborate Across Communities (Communications, Chronic Pain, BI-ISIG)

2020 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Recruited Dr. Rocio Norman as co-chair October 2019
  • Submitted 8 posters, 2 educational sessions and one symposium to be presented at ACRM 2020 Annual Conference
  • Enhanced collaboration and engagement among members with email communication during pandemic

 

2019 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ONGOING PROJECTS 

  • Systematic review: Influence of the physical environment on community reintegration for veterans and service members using the ICF as a framework.