The Soldiers Project is proud to announce our 4th National Conference to take place from Friday, October 4, 2013 through Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Four Points by Sheraton LAX located at 9750 Airport Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Save $50 on your conference registration by registering before September 1. Hotel rooms are available at the Four Points by Sheraton LAX for $115 per night plus tax. Reservations may be made online at http://bit.ly/14AAJCk.
Register today for $200 (until Sept 16) or use promotional code "MILITARY" for Active-Duty Service Members or "STUDENT2013" for individuals pursuing mental health professional courses of study.
This conference will focus on the challenges facing us as our troops return home. We are offering a series of workshops and panels which will address these issues. This conference will enhance clinical practice by deepening an understanding of these psychological and practical issues.
This year’s conference features keynote speaker Paul Rieckhoff, Founder and CEO of Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America.
Workshops have been designed for clinicians, military service members and their loved ones, veterans, students, and those who provide services and support for our veteran population. The general public is invited.
This is a partial list of topics. Please see the Registration Form for complete list.
- Moral Injury and War
- Assessment And Treatment Of Traumatic Brain Injury In Returning Military Veterans
- Living with Loved Ones Post Deployment: How to Survive and Thrive
- From Reliving to Relieving: New Directions in Therapy for Veterans Coping with Nightmares
- Military Sexual Trauma
- Impact of Our Nation’s Heroes Coming Home to the Civilian Workforce
The conference will open with a Friday night reception featuring art by veterans including: Thomas Dang (http://www.dangthomas.com), Drew Cameron (http://www.combatpaper.org), Phill Schladweiler (http://theshrapnelproject.net) and Ehren Tool (http://inthemake.com/ehren-tool/). Arlington West (http://www.arlingtonwestsantamonica.org) will be showing photos taken at their memorial at Santa Monica beach.