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Resources for Caregivers in Service to our Men and Women Who've Served

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55 Wade Ave

Vocational Rehabilitation Building

Catonsville, MD 21228

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This workshop is part of our Lunch & Learn Series on suicide prevention and mental health. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the event.

March is Month of the Military Caregiver. This workshop will cover resources for individuals who are caring for military service members and veterans. Topics will also include warning signs that a military service member or veteran may be in crisis. A discussion of resources will include Coaching into Care, the VA Caregiver Support Program, as well as State and Nonprofit resources.

Learning Objectives

  1. Attendees will learn warning signs and symptoms that a military service member or veteran is in crisis.
  2. Attendees will learn about VA resources to assist in their support of a friend or loved one.
  3. Attendees will learn about State and Nonprofit resources to improve community engagement and overall wellness for military service members, veterans, and their families.

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Dana Burl, MA is the Director of the Outreach and Advocacy Program at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sponsored by the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration’s Office of Workforce Development and Training.

The Office of Workforce Development and Training is authorized by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to sponsor continuing education programs for Category A CEU (1), the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs for Category I CEU (1), the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and the Maryland Association of Prevention Professionals & Advocates to sponsor continuing education programs for CEU (1). Participants must attend all hours of the training and submit an evaluation to receive a certificate. The Office of Workforce Development and Training maintains full responsibility for this program.

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