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Community Re-Integration Task Force

 

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-CHAIR

 

Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP

Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP

CO-CHAIR

General Dynamics Health Solutions (GDHS)
Contractor Employee Supporting the Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center Clinical Affairs Division

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

GOALS FOR 2019

  • Submit two to three symposia to 2019 ACRM conference and four posters ( we had 2 symposia and one poster accepted in 2018)
  • Increase collaboration among Members by facilitating partnerships through networking at conferences and during quarterly calls.
  • Recruit 10-15 new members using ACRM incentives. Target ECNG.
  • Continue to Collaborate Across Communities (Chronic Pain, BI-ISIG)
  • Recruit new officers (Secretary, Communications)
  • Mentor 1-2 individuals who have never led the development of a product

Accomplishments

PROJECTS FOR 2019

  • Information Education page focusing on the topic of Military Family Issues for Private Sector Clinicians (Cogan, Cervelli, Rosietter)
  • Information Education page focusing on the topic Military Culture (Larry Cevelli)
  • Information Education page focusing on the topic of Comorbidities and functional outcomes sheet (Powell-Cope, Carlson, Dillahunt)
  • Needs Assessment for future products, Veterans Issues, General survey to ACRM community (Dillahunt, Eshel)