More military Service Members are sexually assaulted than killed in combat, and these assaults cause PTSD at higher rates than do battlefield experiences. HDA’s nationally recognized military sexual trauma training provides critical information on this under-reported problem, typically called military sexual trauma, or MST. Our workshops educate care professionals and community members on how to recognize MST, make appropriate referrals, and advocate for the survivors. HDA is the only civilian organization approved to offer Military Victim Advocate continuing education credits.
Learn more in the MST Newsletter Archive
See descriptions of HDA’s MST-related trainings and workshops
Giving Voice to SCI Patients in Their Own Research
Every time Susan needs routine health care unrelated to her spinal cord injury (SCI), she ends up providing the doctors with a laundry list of things they should be asking her, but don’t. Even though she is in her 30s, Susan (not her real name) doesn’t have a gynecologist. She can’t find one with an … Continue reading “Giving Voice to SCI Patients in Their Own Research”