Videos

  • Introducing The Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America

    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 in the many populations who experience it. The center builds on Volunteers of America’s work, spanning more than a century, of helping veterans and others who live with this emotional trauma.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rev. Dr. Rita Brock Discusses Moral Injury & Soul Repair

    Rev. Dr. Rita Brock discusses moral injury and soul repair at the 2015 Volunteers of America national conference. Rev. Brock was a Research Professor of Theology and Culture and Founding Co-Director of the Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School and is now is Volunteers of America's Senior Vice President, Moral Injury Programs.

  • Volunteers of America National President Mike King Discusses Moral Injury & Soul Repair

    Mike King, president and CEO of Volunteers of America, discusses moral injury and soul repair and their important relevance to the clients and work of Volunteers of America. Moral injury are hidden wounds of war and are separate from PTSD.