Education

  • 2017 DCoE Summit Registration is Now Open

    Registration is now open for the 2017 Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Summit, “Advances in the State of the Science and Best Practices.” This year’s event will provide real-time access to more than 28 hours of state-of-the-science programming, where participants can earn up to 14 hours of continuing education credits during the live event by attending psychological health sessions, TBI sessions, or a combination of both.

  • Paid Internship with Warrior Canine Connection

    WCC will offer a one-year paid Internship for Veterans and Military Family Members. The goal of the Internship is for all participants to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes to work as Mobility Service Dog Trainers with proficiency in WCC’s Mission Based Trauma Recovery model.

  • Registration for the DC VA Mental Health Summit 2017 Closes Aug 1st.

    The Mental Health Summit will bring together key stakeholders and community partners with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members. This year’s theme will be “Justice Involved Veterans”.

  • Project Management Professional Course Accepting Applications!

    USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore is now accepting applications for our next Project Management Professional course offered for transitioning service members. The course is offered August 22 through September 21 at the Fort Belvoir USO, with classes held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00pm – 9:30pm, and Saturday mornings from 8:00am – 12:00pm.

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Assistance for DC Veterans

    The District of Columbia Department of Disability Services has partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs to provide dedicated vocational rehabilitation assistance to our veteran community. This program and separate and apart from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ vocational rehabilitation program. If you have been denied or are currently using the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ program, you may still be eligible for District assistance. Come speak with one of our counselors!

  • Veterans Recognition & Resource Day July 10th Frederick, MD

    Veterans, family members and the community invited to the Frederick County Department of Aging’s Veteran Recognition & Resource Day event. Monday, July 10th from 9am-2pm at the Frederick Senior Center. Lunch provided. Registration required.

  • Free Workshop: Business Start-Ups 101 June 24th

    Free Military Service to Civilian Transition Workshop. Whether you are a seasoned business owner, in the early weeks, months or years of operating your own business or thinking of starting your own business, this workshop will provide practical tools and lessons learned. Registration is required.

  • SURVIVING SECONDARY TRAUMA AND COMPASSION FATIGUE IN TURBULENT TIMES – JUNE 15, 2017

    Today’s unprecedented environment of uncertainty affects both clients and mental health professionals in unique ways. This dynamic and interactive training will provide information on how to recognize secondary trauma and compassion fatigue in mental health professionals and how to overcome these through self-care and self-soothing techniques. June 15, 2017 9am – 12noon, Rockville, MD. Registration is required.

  • Register Now for Serving Together’s June CE Event!

    Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Behavior Associated with Military Service: An Overview. Join Serving Together and April Thompson, LCSW, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trainer with the Center for Deployment Psychology at our annual continuing education event on Thursday, June 8th from 9am-4pm. Registration is required.

  • Loudoun Habitat for Humanity offers Home Buyer Orientation Workshops

    Loudoun Habitat for Humanity presents Home Buying Information Sessions – what you need to know before buying a home. Sessions are held on Saturdays and childcare can be provided.