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The Veteran Advocate: History and Concept of Veteran Community-Based Care and Advocacy

Veteran healthcare and benefits have always been fought for. Knowing about veteran advocacy and how it shaped veteran systems of care will provide context for the support you provide.

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Why Learning About Veteran Community-based Care and Advocacy Will Help You:

  • Veteran healthcare and benefits have always been fought for. Knowing about veteran advocacy and how it has shaped the veteran system of care will provide context for the services and support you provide.  
  • A culturally-informed approach will benefit veterans and significantly improve the quality of services you provide.
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