Under the direction of Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph.D. and named for Jonathan Shay, the Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America aims to deepen understanding about moral injury. The center builds upon our work, spanning more than a century, of helping veterans and others who live with this emotional trauma.
The Shay Moral Injury Center
Understanding The Struggle with Identity and Meaning
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Moral Injury Frequently Asked Questions
Learn what causes moral injury, what the symptoms are, how it differs from PTSD, what the best treatment is, whether or not it only applies to soldiers, and how you can help a loved one suffering from it.
Moral Injury Events and Conferences
Learn more about Volunteers of America’s upcoming moral injury events including our May 29 - 31, 2019 conference, Transforming Moral Injury Across the Professions: Cultivating Moral Resilience Through Reflective Writing and Contemplative Practice.
- For questions, or for more information, about moral injury please contact Rita Brock.
- Phone: (703) 341-5000
- For media-related inquires, please contact David Burch.
- Phone: (703) 341-5054