Events

SPIRIT to Attend MOAA Warrior Family Symposium

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SPIRIT Serving Veterans has been invited to attend the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA/NDIA) Warrior Family Symposium on September 10th at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. The 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS), co-sponsored by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), will address the matters and needs that currently serving, veterans, their children, spouses and caregivers face when navigating the transition from the military into a civilian environment while managing challenges of combat/ operational stress, mental health or behavioral health care concerns. Some focus areas will include: Managing reintegration from the military to civilian community and strengthening civilian community-military collaboration. The needs and impact on military children and families dealing with mental health concerns in the home and education system; and why this matters to every community. Programs that make a difference (e.g. Veterans’ Treatment Courts, occupational licensure, academic credits, and counseling programs). Tools for navigating a smooth transition- how veterans, military families and children can better manage the effects associated with combat/operational stress, PTS, and behavioral health, before and during reintegration. Learn...

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Equine Services for Heroes Program Introduction

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Equine Services for Heroes Program Introduction

On April 6, 2013, Pam and Donna gave a presentation and demonstration at Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center in Aldie, VA about the effectiveness of using equine assisted psychotherapy with veterans and their family members as a part of Sprout’s Open House for their new Equine Services for Heroes Program.

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Horses & Humans Research Foundation

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Horses & Humans Research Foundation

Pam and Donna had the pleasure of giving a presentation and arena demonstration about the benefits of using equine assisted psychotherapy with combat veterans at a reception hosted by the Horses and Humans Research Foundation held at River Farm in Leesburg, VA.

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Operation Second Chance

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Operation Second Chance

Pam and Donna facilitated an Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) workshop for combat veterans and their families visiting from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, sponsored by Operation Second Chance, held at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA.

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Save the Date! Family Day at Windover Farm

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Save the Date! Family Day at Windover Farm

Family Day at Windover Farm Saturday, November 12th from 11am-3pm (rain date November 19th) A day of fun activities, food and horses for our veterans and their families. Sponsored by the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program and Manassas Elks Lodge. Please contact Donna to RSVP by November 5th.

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