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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

Enhancing Social Connectedness among Veterans at High Risk for Suicide through Community Engagement


by Jason Chen, PhD
Seminar date: 2/11/2020

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of Dr. Chen’s VA HSR&D Career Development Award and preliminary findings. Dr. Chen’s project focuses on developing a novel, peer support-facilitated intervention for connecting recently psychiatrically hospitalized Veterans to community activities for decreasing suicide risk. He will present and discuss preliminary data from qualitative interviews with recently psychiatrically Veterans regarding their current needs and barriers to engaging in community activities. Intended Audience: Clinicians, researchers, operational stakeholders, and community members



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