Sexual Trauma In The Military

By Ashley C. Schuyler, MPH Military sexual trauma (MST) is a term used by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to characterize experiences of sexual harassment or sexual assault that occur during military service. The VA defines MST as “sexual harassment that is threatening in character or physical assault […]

Sexual Assault Awareness: National Assault Survey

The past year has generated a seemingly constant stream of headlines about sexual assault and rape on college and university campuses. These stories expose the dangers faced by mostly young women and the deep-rooted problems with the way our societal institutions respond to sexual assault — from victim blaming to […]

Sexual Assault Awareness: Not On My Campus

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, an important time for educating our communities about sexual violence. Sexual assault is a human rights, social justice and public health issue, and raising awareness is key to aiding victims and preventing future assaults. On college campuses, sexual assault is a […]

The Other Invisible Wounds: Sex & The Military Conference 2015

Table of Contents Sex is a 13-Letter Word Unlearning Battlemind: Helping Veterans Deal with Emotional RestrictionPTSD Medication and Sexual Dysfunction: Strategies for Conquering the Catch-22Sexual Trauma in the Military: Treating Male VeteransUrotrauma on the Battlefield: Managing the Long-Term Impact In February Social Work License Map had the opportunity to attend […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month: Fueled By The Struggle

I just forgot how to use a can opener. I stood in my kitchen with a can of black beans, trying to make dinner. For 3 minutes (read: three eternities), I stood there with the can opener in my hand trying to figure out how it worked. To the rest […]