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8/14/2015 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM EDTSoutheast Texas Gulf Coast Region, Houston TX
The purpose of this event is to improve collaboration between the VA and community agencies in the service of Veterans and to understand better the needs of Veterans and their families.
There is NO COST to attend this event.
They are in the process of applying for CEUs for behavioral health professionals, including social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed chemical dependency counselors, and peer support specialists.
Break Out Sessions
Resource Directories - Designed to help providers and Veteran Service Organizations learn about the resources available for Veterans and their families, including information about TexVet, 2-1-1, and the National Resource Directory.
Combined Arms - Designed to help active duty, Veterans, and family members learn about developing a transition plan to help ease the transition from military to civilian sector.
Veterans Treatment Court - Learn about the options available for Veterans with legal problems and learn how to volunteer for the mentor program.
Integration of Care - Increase your knowledge of resources and strategies that reach out to Veterans and family members to address the unmet mental health and psychosocial needs of Veterans in various transitional phases, including post-incarceration.
Family Resiliency - Learn strategies to improve communication, support your partner, and improve the function and health of your relationship.
Mindfulness - Learn how to calm your mind and body to improve coping and wellness.
Military Cultural Competency - Increase your knowledge about military culture to improve your ability to understand, relate to, and support the Veterans with whom you work.
Peers in Action - Designed for Peer Specialists to learn about best practices related to peer support.