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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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