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Moral Injury Center Videos

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Introducing The Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America

Named for Dr. Jonathan Shay, the Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America conducts research on and promotes deeper understanding of moral injury in the many populations who experience it. Through our education and training programs, we offer effective strategies and processes that support healing. Under the direction of Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph.D., the center builds on Volunteers of America's work, spanning more than a century, of helping veterans and others who live with the burden

Moral Injury - The War Inside

Moral Injury is an internal struggle. It’s the guilt that comes from doing something you believe is wrong, from breaking your own moral code. For some people, it’s all-consuming. They question their ability to do good, to go on. They turn to alcohol, drugs, self-harm. At Volunteers of America, we’re prioritizing Moral Injury research and care to make sure no one fights this battle alone.

Rev. Dr. Rita Brock Discusses Moral Injury & Soul Repair at VOA

Rita Nakashima Brock, Rel. M., M.A., Ph.D.,Senior Vice President, Moral Injury and Director of the Shay Moral Injury Center, discusses moral injury and soul repair at the 2015 Volunteers of America national conference.

Volunteers of America CEO Speaks to the Personal Side of Moral Injury

Volunteers of America CEO Mike King provides a history of the term "moral injury" and speaks about his personal experience with caregiver moral injury when his mother suffered from Alzheimers and his father's experiences in WWII.

Resilience Strength Training | Moral Injury Veterans Program

This Veterans Day, CBS featured nationwide the work of VOA’s Resilience Strength Training and the brave veterans who are dealing with Moral Injury. As one of the nation’s thought leaders in Moral Injury, we continue to shine a spotlight on the effects of moral injury.

Dr. Rita Brock, who heads our moral injury programming and strategy, was interviewed for the segment, as was a veteran client in New York City who completed our Resilience Strength Training for those experiencing moral injury.

Moral Injury - The War Inside

As one of the nation's thought leaders in the Moral Injury field, Volunteers of America is dedicated to helping individuals who are battling moral injury and overcome The War Inside.

Paula Hart Discusses Recent Moral Injury Convening

Thinking of the collective experience of being at this convening on moral injury has been stimulating in so many ways. The speakers, the experience of creating a vocal community, and maybe, best of all, of the opportunity to have offline conversations with other helping professionals who are really interested in these topics.

Abiathar Carroll Discusses the Concept of Moral Injury

Moral injury, as I learned about it a few months ago has been interesting and exciting. And now I come to the conference where I've learned great things, and as I break them down when I get back, they will be successful. In not only just helping the Veteran population, and those who are incarcerated. But I also want to be able to utilize this for gains, and how they are associated with men of war.

John Thomason Provides Thoughts on Moral Injury Event

It was exciting to meet other people and hear their stories, most importantly though is the confrontation of moral injury. I primarily deal with addicts, and recovered addicts, and alcoholics, as I am myself, and the moral injury we cause to ourselves sometimes is almost insurmountable.

Gayle Robertson Discusses the Benefits of a Moral Injury Event

I came looking for information to help me understand more about the subject, and I've definitely found that it's been a very enriching experience. In addition to learning more about moral injury, I've also had experiences with people from all over the country and it has been as much an event for my heart as for my head and that's a surprise to me.

Moral Injury and Collective Healing

The emerging issue of moral injury has been most often associated with returning military personnel. However, Volunteers of America believes this construct extends beyond the military setting, requiring more investigation into how to identify and treat moral injury among diverse populations.

Dr. William Nash Discusses Moral Injury Beyond the Military Context

The emerging issue of moral injury has been most often associated with returning military personnel. However, Volunteers of America believes this construct extends beyond the military setting, requiring more investigation into how to identify and treat moral injury among diverse populations. This video highlights an interview with Dr. William P. Nash, speaking on the subject.