Online Veteran Spouse Resiliency Groups

Event Date

August 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Cost to Attend Event: 
FREE

Veteran Spouse Resiliency Groups (V-SRG) provide a safe space for veteran spouses and partners of veterans to come together, listen, share their stories, and lean on one another for support and guidance. These groups connect veteran spouses in Texas to their communities by providing strong peer support. 

This program was created for veteran spouses, by veteran spouses, and aims to provide a space where spouses and partners can gather with others who have a shared experience, and be provided support without judgement. If you have been looking for a strong community of spouses, this is it! Join us!

The program follow’s a unique peer-to-peer model:

  • Trained veteran spouses and/or committed partners facilitate groups of 6-8 spouses
  • Groups meet once a week for two hours over 12 weeks
  • Curriculum topics include:
    • Getting Started
    • Sharing Our Stories
    • Caring for Ourselves
    • Our Goals
    • The Lingering Effects of Service
    • Trauma, Secondary Trauma, and Compassion Fatigue
    • TBI, PTSD, Moral Injury, and Suicidality
    • Seeking Help
    • Love and Relationships
    • Our Kids
    • Life Transitions
    • Moving Forward 

Our current online group offerings are below:

  • Group 1
    • Starts August 19, 2020
    • Meets Wednesdays 12:00 - 2:00 pm CDT
  • Group 2
    • Starts September 10, 2020
    • Meets Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

New members can join the group up until the second week when groups close to new members. 

Contact Program Manager, Hannah O'Brien at hannahkob@austin.utexas.edu with any questions!