2016 Mental Health Conference at Marquette University

Mental Health Task Force Update

We are pleased to share with you information about Marquette University’s 2016 Mental Health Conference, An infinite transition from Soldier to Veteran: The journey of navigating and accessing healthcare. See below for details, and help spread the word!

Barbara Beckert, Milwaukee Office Director: DISABILITY RIGHTS WISCONSIN
6737 W. Washington St., Suite 3230 Milwaukee, WI 53214
414–773–4646 Ext 15 Voice
414–773–4647 Fax
barbara.beckert@drwi.org

SAVE THE DATE: JULY 25, 2016

On behalf of Marquette University and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center VANAP, I would like to invite you to participate in our 2016 Veteran’s Conference titled,

“Embracing Change From Soldier to Civilian: Veterans Transition to Accessing Care and Services”

The purpose of the conference is to enhance the well-being of Veterans and their family members. Our goal is to engage in active dialogue on how we as a community can address the healthcare needs of Veterans and their families.

The 2016 conference topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Connecting Veterans to both VA services and community resources.

  • Homelessness and Veterans

  • Trauma care for Veterans.

  • Domestic violence and Veterans.

  • Residential treatment for Veterans both at the VA and in the community.

  • Alternative medical treatments

  • Animal companions in the Recovery process.

  • Veterans and the legal system.

  • Mental health treatment for families and children of Veterans.

  • Outpatient treatment for Veterans at the VA and in the community.

The conference is FREE of charge, includes breakfast and lunch, and will be held at Marquette University. Parking is $5 (cash); parking reimbursement receipts will be available.

Online registration: Sunday, May 1, 2016 to Monday, July 11, 2016; Here is the link to view the registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-infinite-transition-from-soldier-to-veteran-the-journey-of-navigating-and-accessing-healthcare-tickets-24576943299

CEU’s: This activity has been submitted to WNA CEAP and pending approval to award contact hours. Wisconsin Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

If your organization provides services for Veterans and would like to provide an exhibit, please contact Bo Kitelinger, Conference Chairman at Robert.kitelinger@marquette.edu. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Thank you for your interest. More information will be forwarded when available.

Sincerely,
Bo Kitelinger, Conference Chairman

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