Growing up in a military family during times of war puts a sizable proportion of children at a greater risk for a wide range of negative outcomes – drug use, being bullied or carrying a weapon to school – compared to their nonmilitary peers, according to a new study by USC researchers.
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Steven Kim, MSW ’06, understands the importance of family. That's why he created Project Kinship, which works to reintegrate former gang members -- like himself -- and the incarcerated back into the community.
Ground-breaking research on local veteran transition challenges conducted by the school's military center will now be able to help those outside California thanks to a grant aimed at replicating the study in Chicago.
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