Veterans' Week: UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home
UNT Libraries, UNT Speaks Out, and UNT Veterans Center are sponsoring an event from 10 to 1 pm today as part of Veterans' Week activities on campus.
Dr. Adriel Boals (Experimental Program), who has a grant from NIH/NIMN: Innovative Approaches to Understanding and Treating PTSD, will discuss PTSD and other responses to trauma and stress. Cindy Hasio, doctoral student in teh College of Visual Arts and Design, will discuss methods and findings from a project she participated in related to how veterans narrated their experiences through art. Her component of the study evaluated participants and described what they gained through creating arts and crafts. Dr. Shelley Riggs (Counseling Program), who directs the Family Attachment Lab and is conducting the Student Veteran Research Project here at UNT, will discuss the family relationships of veterans after deployment. There will also be a panel of three student veterans describing their experiences after deployment: Stuart Presley, Domingo Rodriquez, and James Rumor.