2019 VA Community Mental Health Summit - William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
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William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

 

2019 VA Community Mental Health Summit

August 16, 2019

William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and Clinics, in partnership with UW-Madison Student Affairs and UW-Madison Veteran Services & Military Assistance Center, will host the 7th annual VA Community Mental Health Summit at the UW-Madison Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI, 53706 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, September 10th, 2019.

The Summit will focus on “Transitions Through Life: A Veteran’s Experience”.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Gregory Burek, M.D., a Veteran and Psychiatrist from Veterans Retrain Program, Aurora Health, and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.

The summit draws an audience consisting of community-based staff from across Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, including social workers, nurses, case managers, discharge planners, mental health therapists, health care providers, outreach workers, vocational counselors, campus-based Veterans programs, state and county VSOs, Veterans and Veteran family members. Topics covered will include periods of transition for Veterans, including military separation, Veteran families, Moral injury and end of life, and the intersectionality of Veteran identity across the lifespan.

The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and Clinics strives to enhance the Health and Well-being of Veterans and Veteran families through active coordination and collaboration with veteran service organizations, community partners, Veterans and Veteran families.

Community Organizations and providers interested in attending the summit must register online by August 26th, 2019 at: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eW1ej1Oy1vVZRgp

Interested individuals who are unable to register on-line may contact Donald Bialkowski @ 608-280-7084 x 11980 to register directly.

CEU’s will be available for Social workers on the day of the Summit.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.