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  • 11 Dec 2020 10:04 AM | Marny Howell (Administrator)


    Monday, February 1, 2021
    2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EST

    AVAVRP presents:

    Abilities, Valor and Adjustments: The Beauty of Post-Traumatic Growth Among Veterans


    Dr. Lillian Gibson

    Psychologist on the Tele-Mental Health team from the North Texas VA

    Dr. Gibson’s training as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, as well as her VA clinical experiences, provide a unique approach when developing client interventions.  Her professional compass is rooted in a biopsychosocial model of care.

    Dr. Gibson’s presentation will highlight the prominent role of rehabilitation professionals as they diligently help Veterans meet employment goals.  Attendees will gain an understanding of how post-traumatic growth is an integral component of change for Veterans impacted by medical and psychiatric conditions.

    Learning objectives: 

    To discuss the impact of disability on quality of life factors.

    To discuss the psychological aspects of stages of change.

    To discuss salient factors linked to post traumatic growth.


    Registration information will follow in January.


    The Association of VA Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals advocates for the recruitment, retention, and recognition of Vocational Rehabilitation professionals of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

  • 22 Jul 2020 2:51 PM | Marny Howell (Administrator)

    Who are the Heroes? A History of the Disabiliyt Rights Movement

    ADA Live! Episode 82: History and the Future of Disability Rights: A Conversation with Judy Heumann


    Christmas in purgatory : a photographic essay on mental retardation


    ADA Live! Episode 70: Celebration of the ADA Anniversary - a conversation with Senator Tom Harkin


    Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution Ful Movie Hd - YouTube


    Tell Your Story


    ADA Anniversary Website

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