Why us? Why now?
PEER SUPPORT By Jim Zenner, LCSW What is peer support? Peer support is self explanatory and occurs naturally within many social circles. We all have a need to connect with others who are like or unlike minded, experience normalizing conversations, and obtain guidance...read more
My career started in 1973 working as a Correctional Officer at San Quentin Prison. I promoted to a Correction Program Supervisor ( CPS-1) Social Worker position at Soledad Prison and managed an all gang housing unit. I eventually transferred to the California…read more
Dick has been working with PTSD since 1995, initially with police officers, correctional officers, and injured workers. When soldiers began to return from the Iraq War he became increasingly aware that many were suffering from this disorder, and it soon became apparentread more
It is a great feat to be able to fight for our country. Veterans of war have gone through intense training, both physically and mentally to be able to put themselves out on the front lines. These men and women are responsible for the lives ofread more
Soldiers served us. The least we can do is serve them. That’s what I thought when I learned about the Soldiers Project. They put their lives on the line to protect all of us. As clinicians, we can offer a line into their inner lives. Inner feelings and experience are not exactly valued in the militaryread more
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Marvin Southard & Ms. Teri Kelsall are joining our Honorary Board of Directors. Marvin Southard is a professor of practice and director of the Doctorate program at the University of Southern California. Teri Kelsall is a founder of The Jonas Project.read more