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Toolkits & Training
The following feature frameworks, tools and thought leadership that focus on the unique needs of active military, veterans and their families. These resources encourage coordination and collaboration among the many actors seeking to best serve those who have served us.
Hiring and Employment:
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Military Placement Resource center contains information for human resources professionals who want to hire current and former military service members.
Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University
Center for a New American Security (CNAS) has written numerous papers with powerful frameworks that encourage collaboration and coordination including the following:
Employing America’s Veterans: Perspectives from Businesses provides empirical data representing the experiences of 69 companies of varying size, location and industry.
Investing in the Best: How to Support the Nonprofits that Serve Veterans, Service Members and Their Families offers guidance and baseline criteria for those interested in responsibly supporting nonprofit organizations addressing the needs of military and veteran communities.
Well After Service:
Veteran Reintegration and American Communities begins with a new definition of veteran wellness and provides concrete recommendations for how the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and community-based and private organizations can work together successfully to reintegrate veterans into civilian society.
The Points of Light Institute’s “Community Blueprint” is a roadmap for local communities across America to address the most common challenges facing veterans, returning service members and their families by transforming goodwill into service.
Health Care and Behavioral Health for Veterans:
The Citizen Soldier Support Program (CSSP) Primary Health Care and Behavioral Health Provider Directory is a network of primary and behavioral health care providers who are trained in -- or who have expressed an interest in -- serving the specific needs of military members and their families.
Strategic Context White Papers
The following white papers serve as seminal documents in grasping the underlying context that helped to frame the big ideas behind the creation of Dixon Center. These papers help guide Dixon Center in al of our interactions with the thousands of organizations dedicated to serving our active military, veterans and their families. Dixon Center believes in collaboration and coordination. Within these papers, readers will discover new ways to envision how their mission can and should intersect with other like-minded entities.
For more information on how Dixon Center can consult and advise your organization please contact us.
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