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Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel and Their Dependents 2006-2008

by Schlachter, Gail Ann and Weber, R. David

Veterans, military personnel, and their dependents make up more than one third of America's population. This is a list of Scholarships, Fellowships/Grants, Loans, Grants-in-Aid, and Awards Designed Primarily or Exclusively for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Dependents, Plus a Set of Six Indexes.

Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families 2006-2008

by Weber, R. David and Schlachter, Gail Ann

Billions of dollars in financial aid have been set aside for America's largest minority: the more than 50 million Americans with disabilities and members of their families. In fact, more money is available today than ever before! This is a List of Scholarships, Fellowships/Grants, Loans, Forgivable Loans, Grants-in-Aid, and Awards Designed Primarily or Exclusively for Persons with Disabilities or Members of Their Families and a Set of Six Indexes.

Flashback: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, and the Lessons of War

by Coleman, Penny

With the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, once again America's men and women who have seen war close-up are suddenly expected to return seamlessly to civilian life.

Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, and Nexters in Your Workplace

by Zemke, Ron and Raines, Claire and Filipczak, Bob

In our age-diverse workplace of conflicting work ethics, dissimilar values, and idiosyncratic styles, this groundbreaking book supplies fresh, insightful strategies for understanding -- and overcoming -- generational differences.

How to Locate Anyone Who Is or Has Been in the Military: Armed Forces Locator Directory

by Johnson, Richard

By the foremost expert in the nation on locating people with a military connection.

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming

by Shay, Jonathan

Shay uses Homer's classic story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the real problems faced by combat veterans reentering civilian society. Drawing on his years of experience working with Vietnam veterans, Shay illustrates how the Odyssey can be read as a metaphor for the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life.

The Job Developer's Handbook: Practical Tactics for Customized Employment

by Griffin, Cary and Hammis, David and Geary, Tammara

Customized employment depends on coupling the strengths of a disabled person with the needs of potential employers.

The Strategic Student Veteran: Successfully Transitioning From The Military To College Academics

by Cass, David

The reason so many college students underperform is because they're not taught how to transition from the structured military environment to the unstructured college academic environment. The Strategic Student teaches college-bound military veterans how to make this transition and become self-reliant, successful students.

Work and Disability: Issues and Strategies in Career Development and Job Placement

by Szymanski, Edna Mora and Parker, Randall M.

Provides an overview of the context, theories, resources, and strategies for promoting the employment of people with disabilities. Looks at psychosocial and economic aspects of work, legislation, occupational and labor market information, the business perspective, and supporting employment.


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