Veterans & Family Services Program

Dean Hope Center for Education & Psychological Services in partnership with the Teachers College Resilience Center for Veterans and Families is excited to offer a new program, free of charge, to all qualifying participants. The TC Resilience Center works in conjunction with the Dean Hope Center to recruit and train the counseling and clinical psychology programs' top students in military culture, veteran’s issues, and the experiences of military family members. Under the supervision of the center, these students provide a wide variety of quality services to veterans and their families.

Why Teachers College?

Teachers College is part of Columbia    University, which historically and currently enrolls the largest number of veterans among Ivy League institutions. Since 2005, TC and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point have jointly operated the Eisenhower Leader Development Program (ELDP), a master’s degree program in organizational psychology for West Point officers, praised for its track record in enhancing strategic-level thinking and decision- making skills. ELDP co-founder and TC Psychology and Education Professor Warner Burke currently serves on a Blue Ribbon advisory panel charged with assessing and improving the hospital care and other health-related services provided by the Veterans Administration.

Who is Eligible?

If you are serving/have served in the armed forces, you and your spouse, partner, family members and/ or children are eligible. There are no combat or discharge status requirements for enrollment.



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