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2013 Battlemind to Home IV Symposium

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Presentations for the Battlemind to Home IV Symposium are now online.  

 

The Roudebush VA Medical Center, the Department of Labor, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University are pleased to present the Battlemind to Home IV Symposium, Nov. 5-6, 2013.

The symposium aims to increase community awareness of the challenges military families face when service members return home, and educate attendees about the mental health concerns, legal options and supports available to veterans in the community.

Participants will receive breakfast, lunch, and a one night stay at the Marriott free of charge.

Continuing education units (CEUs) will also be available.

If you are a graduate student interested in attending the Battlemind to Home IV Symposium, a scholarship program has been made available by the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI). To learn more, contact Melissa Poole at poolem@purdue.edu.

 

TOPICS:

Overview of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and military culture;
Psychological first aid for first responders;
Programming for Indiana service members, veterans and their families;
Combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide;
Serving female veterans; and
Education and employment.

 

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