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Free Military Culture Training for NH Service Providers - 3 Free CEs

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Manchester Health Department

1528 Elm Street

Room 162

Manchester, NH 03101

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This event is currently sold out. Please contact Jacqueline Bessette to be added to the waiting list: We also have several other trainings scheduled. Visit to view the complete training schedule and registration links.

This program has been approved for 3 Category I Continuing Education hours for licensure. NH-NASW Authorization Number 3337.

The statewide military culture training initiative is designed to increase understanding of the military population through education and training, strengthen the overall service structure in NH across military and civilian providers, and improve access to and quality of care for Veterans, Service Members, and their Families.

Your participation in this training will be instrumental and help strengthen state resources to ensure Veterans, Service Members, and Families have access to needed care!

Topics that will be addressed in this training include:

  • Ask the Question

  • Understanding Military Culture and Provider Communication Strategies

  • Reintegration Challenges

  • Stigma Reduction

  • PTSD and TBI

  • Substance Use Disorder

  • Suicide Prevention and Postvention

Intended Audience: All Staff Levels

Who Should Attend:

  • Aging and Seniors Services

  • Children’s Services and School Systems

  • Employment and Vocational Services

  • Faith Based Groups

  • Health Care and Medical Services

  • Higher Education and Adult Learning

  • Housing and Homelessness Services

  • Law Enforcement and First Responders

  • Legal and Advocacy Services

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

  • Social Services

  • Women’s Services and Crisis Centers

Registration will close on Thursday August 3rd. Reserve your seat today!

This training is delivered by Dare Mighty Things (DMT). With its roots in Portsmouth, NH, DMT has been a

This training is delivered by Dare Mighty Things (DMT). With its roots in Portsmouth, NH, DMT has been a trusted partner of government agencies, nonprofits, and foundations for over 25 years. On a national scale, DMT has been instrumental in providing training for Service Providers, Veterans, Service Members, and their Families.


Colonel (Ret) Ted Kehr, MS

Col. Kehr completed more than forty years of meritorious service in the U.S. Army and the New Hampshire National Guard. His civilian background, which includes fifteen years in public education at the secondary and collegiate level, allows him to excel as he continues to lend his collaborative skills to strategic initiatives at the state and national level, including providing training to civilian providers on military culture. Col. Kehr also served as the Director of Employer Support for the National Guard Bureau, and served as Executive Director and currently volunteers for the NH Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

Julie Golkowski, LCMHC

For over 25 years Julie Golkowski has been working with youth and their families as a counselor, psychotherapist, supervisor, consultant, and clinical coordinator. She served as Director of Child Adolescent and Family Services in a community mental health center and is a comprehensive subject matter expert in serving the holistic needs of veterans and military families throughout the deployment cycle. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire and Antioch University, and a statewide and national presenter at conferences covering topics in the fields of resilience, trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, child and adolescent sexual abuse, suicide prevention, and the neuroscience of brain development as it relates to attachment theory.

An initiative of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

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Manchester Health Department

1528 Elm Street

Room 162

Manchester, NH 03101

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