Five Freedoms Helping Veterans Overcome Reintegration Challenges at Home and Work

Posted: April 30, 2013 in Opportunity

Fatherhood Channel

“Relationships that thrive tend to communicate easily in an ongoing, flowing manner,” says Seth Eisenberg, President/CEO of the nonprofit PAIRS (“Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills”) Foundation in Hollywood, Florida.

Virginia Satir, considered the “Mother of Family Therapy” defined five freedoms vital to intimate relationships. Eisenberg says these five freedoms are an important foundation of PAIRS relationship skills classes and training programs taught throughout the country.

Chaplains Clyde Angel and Dick Millspaugh, Chiefs of Chaplain Services for the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis and the San Diego VA Healthcare System, respectively, will host nearly 50 VA professionals for four days in Indiana later this month for certification training to integrate PAIRS classes into community programs to help Veterans strengthen close relationships and more successfully reintegrate into their homes, communities and civilian jobs. The innovative program is part of a $1.4 million grant provided by the U.S…

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