Keys to Successful Transition and Integration of Veterans and Service Members
Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Thank you for your interest in the VA Symposium.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. MARKETING WILL BEGIN AGAIN ONCE A NEW EVENT
DATE HAS BEEN DETERMINED.
GOAL: To bring attention to the needs of Veterans in Southeastern Ohio by presenting the most current ideas and treatment options for Veterans, their families, and the larger community.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: AT THE COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
– Demonstrate increased awareness of the transitional needs of returning service personnel.
– Gain useful insight about the numerous strengths that Veterans may bring to the community and the therapeutic relationship.
– Discuss the evolving justice system in response to the treatment needs of justice-involved Veterans and citizens.
– Integrate fresh, new diagnostic perspectives and clinical skills into practice.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicans, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurse Practioners, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Chaplains, Mental Health Providers, Licensed Independent Chemical Counselors, Chiroprators, First Responders, Law Enforcement Personnel.
Adena Health System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Adena Health System designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.
7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are applicable toward continuing education for nursing licensure.
This program is approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist board, MCST091208. This session has been approved for 7.25 CEUs.
This event has been approved for 7.25 CEU hours for First Responders and Emergency Medical Technicians in the State of Ohio.
OU-HCOM is approved as an accredited CME sponsor by the American Osteopathic Association. It is anticipated that this program will be approved for 7 hours of AOA Category 2-A credits as approved by the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education.
The Ohio State Chiropractic Board designates this CE for Category 1 DC credits.
The Central Ohio Psychological Association (COPA) has approved this event for 4.25 CE hours for psychologists.
A block of rooms has been arranged at a discounted rate of $69.95 for September 21, 2012, at Christopher Inn and Suites, 30 North Plaza Blvd, Chillicothe, Ohio, 450601. Reservations will be accepted until September 7 by calling 740-774-6835. Please refer to "Adena VA Symposium."
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
PLENARY//WELCOME: OPENING REMARKS
(SEE Breakout Objectives Below:
UPON PURCHASE YOU WILL BE ASKED WHICH A/B BREAKOUT YOU WOULD PREFER TO ATTEND)
BREAKOUT SESSIONS [A]
A1- TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY - ELIZABETH TREIBER, NP, RN // JEREMY BOTTOMS, PsyD
A2 - WOMEN VETERANS HEALTH - TAMARA GRIMM, MSW, LISW-S
A3- VETERANS JUSTICE // JAIL DIVERSION - DAVID MALAWISTA, PhD // BOBBY PERKINS, LISW-S
A4- SUICIDE PREVENTION - BEN STARK, LISW-S // JEREMY KAUFMAN, PsyD
A5- BLAST AND OTHER INJURIES - ED TASSY, PA
LUNCHEON PLENARY - MIND // BODY // SPIRIT // VOCATION
- USMC WOUNDED WARRIOR REGIMENT - CAPT. GUY ZIERK
- SPIRITUALITY AND MORAL INJURY - CHAPLAIN (MAJ) NICHOLAS CHOU // LTC ERIC CHEN
KEYNOTE - JUSTICE EVELYN LUNDBERG STRATTON,
THE SUPREME COURT OF OHIO
- RECOGNIZE DEPLOYMENT INJURIES (TBI, PTSD) THAT MAY CONTRIBUTE TO JUSTICE INVOLVEMENT
- DISCUSS JAIL DIVERSION CONCEPTS, INCLUDING SPECIAL DOCKETS COURTS; DRUG COURTS; MENTAL HEALTH COURTS; AND VETERANS COURTS
- DISCUSS THE NEED FOR A MORE COORDINATED SYSTEM OF RESOURCES AS EXPLAINED THROUGH THE WRAPAROUND PROJECT THAT CAN BE ACCESSED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
BREAKOUT SESSIONS [B]
B1- PTSD // EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTION // COGNITIVE PROCESSING THERAPY- CARRIE ROBINSON, PhD
B2- SUBSTANCE ABUSE // MENTAL HEALTH // SPECIALIZED DOCKETS- JEFFREY MONTGOMERY, LISW-S, BCD // CHRISTINE RAFFAELLE, ESQ
B3- MILITARY, VETERAN AND FAMILY CULTURE- COL DAVID TOWLE, DO // TERRY MCQUIRT
B4- HOMELESS PREVENTION- JAMES KENNELLY, MSW, LISW-S // AMY COMBS, LISW-S
B5- PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICATION- WILLIAM RESCH, DO
PLENARY // VETERAN FAMILY PANEL - JEFFREY MONTGOMERY, LISW-S, BCD
COMMUNITY FORUM // CLOSING
- SPEAKER Q&A // ROUND TABLE
BREAK OUT: LEARNING OBJECTIVES
A1TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
-ADEQUATELY SCREEN AND OR REFER FOR DIAGNOSIS, THOSE PATIENTS WHO MAY HAVE MILD AND EVOLVING TBI AND HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF DIFFERENTIAL AND CO-MORBID DIAGNOSES
-DESCRIBE KINDS OF FORCE THAT PRODUCE BRAIN INJURY INCLUDING IMPACT, PENETRATION, BLAST FORCE AND PRESSURE WAVE AND DISCUSS COMMON AREAS OF BRAIN AFFECTED BY TRAUMA
-DISCUSS RESOURCES FOR RECOVERY, REHABILITATION AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT OF MILD TBI
A2WOMEN VETERANS HEALTH
- IDENTIFY THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS OF TRAUMA-INFORMED SERVICE DELIVERY
- DISCUSS THE UNIQUE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS FACED BY FEMALE VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS
-IDENTIFY ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF GENDER-SENSITIVE HEALTHCARE PRACTICES
A3VETERANS JUSTICE // JAIL DIVERSION
-DISCUSS THE PURPOSE OF CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAMS (CIT) AND JAIL DIVERSION
-ILLUSTRATE POTENTIAL MODELS OF CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAMS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AND IDENTIFY POSSIBLE JAIL DIVERSION ADVISORY MODELS
-ASSESS BENEFITS AND POSSIBLE EXPENDITURE OF RESOURCES FOR CIT AND JAIL DIVERSION
-CHALLENGE CURRENT MYTHS ABOUT SUICIDE
-RECOGNIZE SUICIDE’S HIGH RISK INDICATORS AND HIGH RISK POPULATIONS
-UTILIZE BEST PRACTICE REGARDING SUICIDE INTERVENTION STRATEGIES TO REDUCE RISK AND PROVIDER LIABILITY
A5BLAST AND OTHER INJURIES
-EXPLAIN THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE COMBAT EXPERIENCE AS SACRED
-IDENTIFY AND DISCUSS VARIOUS MORAL AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS OF THE COMBAT VETERAN OR PROVIDER IN-THEATER
-IDENTIFY VARIOUS EFFECTS OF BLAST INJURIES ON THE HUMAN BODY
B1POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER // EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTION // COGNITIVE PROCESSING THERAPY
-ADEQUATELY SCREEN AND DIAGNOSE PATIENTS WHO SHOW SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF PTSD AND HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF DIFFERENTIAL AND CO-MORBID DIAGNOSES
-DESCRIBE HOW BENZODIAZEPINES MAY DELAY THE RECOVERY PROCESS EVEN FURTHER AND MAY RESULT IN ABUSE OR ADDICTION
-INCREASE BASIC AWARENESS OF EVIDENCED BASED THERAPY INCLUDING COGNITIVE PROCESSING THERAPY AND REFERRAL RESOURCES
B2 SUBSTANCE ABUSE // MENTAL HEALTH // SPECIALIZED DOCKETS
-ADEQUATELY SCREEN PATIENTS WHO SHOW SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION INCLUDING THE MORE COMPLEX DUAL DIAGNOSIS WITH SPECIAL CONSIDERATION OF POST-TRAUMA CONDITIONS
-DESCRIBE HOW BENZODIAZEPINES MAY DELAY THE RECOVERY PROCESS EVEN FURTHER AND MAY RESULT IN ABUSE, ADDICTION AND LEGAL ISSUES
-DESCRIBE THE CRITICAL ROLE OF SPECIAL DOCKETS COURTS
B3 MILITARY, VETERAN AND FAMILY CULTURE
-EXPRESS AN AWARENESS LEVEL UNDERSTANDING OF MILITARY CULTURE
-RECOGNIZE THE IMPACT OF MISSED OPPORTUNITIES IMPACTING THERAPY OR RELATIONSHIPS
-DISCUSS THE DIVERSITY OF OUR SERVICE MEMBERS/VETERANS IN OUR COMMUNITY
B4 HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION
-REVIEW CAUSES OF HOMELESSNESS
-IDENTIFY THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM IN SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTH EASTERN OHIO AND IDENTIFY COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND CURRENT COORDINATED EFFORTS TO ADDRESS AT-RISK OR HOMELESS FAMILIES
-DEVELOP KNOWLEDGE OF THE TREATMENT NEEDS AND RESOURCES FOR VETERANS AND FAMILIES AT RISK FOR HOMELESSNESS
B5 PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICATION
-BRIEFLY REVIEW FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD OPTIONS FOR TREATMENT INCLUDING NON-MEDICATION OPTIONS WHEN POSSIBLE FOR THE TREATMENT OF OEF/OIF/OND COMBAT VETERANS WITH PTSD, BIPOLAR DISORDER, DUAL DIAGNOSIS INVOLVING SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR ADDICTION, DEPRESSION, PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS
-RECOGNIZE VARIOUS CLASSES OF MEDICATIONS USED TO TREAT THESE DISORDERS
-IDENTIFY SEVERAL DRUGS "IN THE PIPELINE" SHOWING PROMISE
When & Where
PACCAR Medical Education Center
The Adena Institute for Learning is housed in the PACCAR Medical Education Center, the leading education facility located on the campus of Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. The Institue is comprised of multiple Accademies that support Adena's mission "To Heal, To Educate, To Care" by providing evidence based, timely and effective education to physicians and staff.
Opened in September 2008, the PACCAR Medical Education Center is a dream that became a reality thanks to the cooperation of Adena, local, state, and federal officials, and the community. Through philanthropic grants, our community raised over $5 million to support the construction of the PACCAR Center while Adena Health System contributed $10 million.
The PACCAR Medical Education Center...bringing the future of medicine to Southern Ohio and beyond.