Research

JRWI Wellness training programs are grounded in theory and research. Our company has been active in the movement to empirically-validate the leadership and health programs we deliver. Our results are never merely approved internally; we strive for rigorous review and professional publication.

Research Published in Academic Journals:

Thomas, K.H., Albright, D., Shields, M., Kaufman, E., Michaud, C., Plummer Taylor, S., Hamner, K.  (In press).  Predictors of depression diagnoses and symptoms in United States female veterans: Results from a national survey and implications for programming. Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health.

Thomas, K.H. (In press). Warrior faith: A Marine’s lesson in religion, health, and healing. Social Work and Christianity, Special Issue: Religious and Spiritually-Oriented Interventions with Veteran and Military Populations.

Thomas, K.H. (2016) Warrior culture. O Dark Thirty, 4(2), 47-61.

Thomas, K.H., & Plummer Taylor, S. (2016). Bulletproofing the psyche: Mindfulness interventions in the training environment to improve resilience in the military and veteran communitiesAdvances in Social Work, 16(2), 312-322.

Thomas, K.H., Turner, L.W., & Kaufman, E., Paschal, A., Knowlden, A.P., Birch, D. A., & Leeper, J. (2015). Predictors of depression diagnoses and symptoms in veterans: Results from a national survey. Military Behavioral Health, 3(4), 255-265.

Thomas, K.H., Plummer Taylor, S., Hamner, K., Glazer, J., & Kaufman, E. (2015). Multi-site programming offered to promote resilience in military veterans: A process evaluation of the Just Roll With it Bootcamps. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 13(2) 15-24.

Hendricks, K., Turner, L., & Hunt, S. (2014). Integrating yoga into stress-reduction interventions: Application of the health belief model. Arkansas Journal of Health Promotion , 49, 55-60.

Hendricks, K., & Plummer, S. (2013). A feminist approach to wellness. Gender Forum , Early Career Researchers Special Issue, 45, from www.genderforum.org. 

Books:

Just Roll With It Wellness Journal by Sarah Plummer Taylor & Kate Hendricks Thomas

Just Roll With It: 7 Battle Tested Truths for Building a Resilient Life Innovo Publishing, by Sarah Plummer Taylor

Brave, Strong, and True: The Modern Warrior’s Battle for Balance Innovo Publishing, by Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas