Rush Medical Center
Road Home Program
Issue Area: Rehabilitation and Recovery
The Rush Road Home Program (RHP) is developing a new model of care for families of post-9/11 veterans suffering from military sexual trauma (MST). The evidenced-based program builds resiliency and equips parents and children with communications and problem-solving skills. With this investment by the Bob Woodruff Foundation, the Rush team will develop in-person and telemedicine versions of the MST curriculum. By the close of the 1-year grant, Rush anticipates that 30 families, comprising approximately 90 individuals, will complete the 8-session program. Of particular interest to the Bob Woodruff Foundation is the RHP scalability. The Rush team will train other providers throughout the Midwest and at peer academic medical centers across the country in the use of this first of-its-kind tool.