UBC program helps ex-soldiers

Participants in the Veterans Transition Program re-enact experiences from their military service. Photo by Martin Dee, UBC Public Affairs.

Participants in the Veterans Transition Program
re-enact experiences from their military service.
Photo by Martin Dee, UBC Public Affairs

Adapted from WE Vancouver by Nancy Carson
Level 3
(The videos in the links are highly recommended.)

A program at the University of British Columbia (UBC)
is helping soldiers return to civilian life.
These soldiers are called veterans.
Other programs help veterans heal soldier’s bodies.
But the Veterans Transition Program (VTP)
helps heal their hearts and minds as well.
People attend in a group and work together.
Dr. Marvin Westwood and Dr. David Kuhl
developed VTP in 1999.


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