US Army Launches PTSD, TBI Education Campaign.

The Washington Post (11/21, Vogel) “Federal Eye” blog reports that the US Army “has launched a ‘Hire a Veteran’ education campaign aimed at debunking myths about hiring veterans” with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The blog adds, “Recent research by the Society for Human Resource Management, which is partnering with the Army in the campaign, has shown some employers are concerned about the impact of PTSD and TBI on a veteran’s job performance, as well as the cost of accommodating these veterans in the workplace.” According to the blog, the “Hire a Veteran” campaign “includes a video and online employer toolkit that can be downloaded” here.

Related Links:

— “Army launches campaign to dispel myths about vets with PTSD and TBI, “Steve Vogel, The Washington Post, November 20, 2012.

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