Clergy In Texas Are Being Trained To Support Veterans In Crisis

The training offers tips on how to reduce veterans’ isolation by creating supportive networks, and empathize with veterans who may be having a stress reaction.

By Carson FrameSeptember 20, 2019 9:30 am

From Texas Public Radio:

The Department of Veterans Affairs is reaching out to clergy members who may find themselves counseling veterans in crisis or need. It now holds training sessions for religious leaders all over the country. One of the goals is to teach them to look for signs of psychological disorders and other issues among veterans in their congregations.

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