Substance Abuse and Employment of Homeless Veterans
Mary Huber, Debbie Joseph, Missy Jones
This presentation will focus on substance abuse. The presenters will begin by discussing the prevalence of unemployed homeless veterans and the co-occurrence of mental health issues including TBI, SUD, and PTSD. Next, strategies and techniques in working with employers and homeless veterans in helping them find and retain employment will be provided. In closing information about training and motivational techniques for administrators to use when supervising and motivating their employees to assist homeless veterans find employment will be offered.