Alabama Returning Veterans RAP Website


Materials referenced in the original RAP Workbook developed by Ohio Cares came from the following sources:

Major Contributor: Edgardo Padin-Rivera, Ph.D. Director, Center for Stress Recovery, Louis Stokes DVA Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

Mary Ellen Copeland, MS, MA Founder of The Copeland Center and author of Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Resource Materials For Community-based Responding to Behavior Health Needs Following Disasters and Terrorist Events:
Homeland Security: Leadership for Ohio’s Behavioral Health Needs; A report to Governor Bob Taft from Ohio Mental Health Director, Michael F. Hogan, Ph.D.

Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters (ADM900537),

Deborah J. DeWolfe, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Responding to the Needs of People with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness in Times of Major Disasters (SMA96-3077), U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services Emergency Services and Disaster Relief Branch

Dr. Harold Kudler, VA’s VISN6 Mid-Atlantic Region, Mental Health Coordinator, Durham, North Carolina

Col. Terry Washam, RC, Social Work Consultant, U.S. Army, OTSG/VA Seamless Transition, Washington, D.C.
Publications above are available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 (SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center 1800-308-3515)
Additional materials referenced in the revised and expanded RAP Workbook developed by the Alabama Returning Veterans Committee include the following sources:
David D. Burns, M.D. (1999). Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy Revised and Updated. New York: Avon Books.

Cory F. Newman, Ph.D., How Do I Recognize a Healthy Relationship? (single-page workshop handout).

Suggested Reading

Back From the Front: Combat Trauma, Love, and the Family by Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.

Courage After Fire by Keith Armstrong, L.C.S.W, Suzanne Best, Ph.D., and Paula Domenici, Ph.D., with forward by Senator Bob Dole

Down Range: To Iraq and Back, by Bridget C. Cantrell, Ph.D., and Chuck Dean

The Long Road Home One Step at a Time, by G. B. Trudeau, with forward by Senator John McCain

The War Within One More Step at a Time, by G. B. Trudeau