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Female Survivors of Sex Trafficking: How Do They Perceive Returning to Work?

Authors Jazmin Bolduc, Kaylynn Esguerra, and Claudia G. Peyton, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Principal Investigator and Faculty Mentor, Department of Occupational Therapy, California State University, Dominguez Hills, USA. Correspondence concerning this paper should be addressed to Claudia G. Peyton, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, Department of Occupational Therapy, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria Street, CA, 90747, USA. Email: cpeyton@csudh.edu Abstract Sex trafficking is a growing human rights issue that calls for research and implementation of recovery programs that meet survivors’ unique needs. Six adult, female survivors of sex trafficking currently enrolled…

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American Soilders eJournal 

Problems of Combat Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life

Authors: Lindsay Schmidt, OTS; Gaelle Simmonds, OTS and Heather Sulfaro, OTS One in 10 prison inmates are U.S. combat veterans, male veterans are more likely to serve time for violent offenses compared with non-veterans, and male veterans make up 33% of the homeless population nationwide. These alarming statistics demonstrate a clear need to investigate the problems combat veterans experience when transitioning to civilian life. Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to develop a deeper understanding of the experience of transition from a combat zone to civilian life for…

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