Education

  • Veterans Resource Fair April 4th – Ellicott City

    An event to provide local veterans the opportunity to meet with more than 35 businesses and non-profit organizations dedicated to providing services, support and jobs to veterans. ALL veterans (active, guard and reserve) are invited to attend. 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City 21042, 5-8pm.

  • Free Courses for Caregivers from VA and PsychArmor Institute

    The VA and PsychArmor Institute have created a series of FREE courses specifically tailored to meet the needs of caregivers. These engaging and interactive courses are available on-line and on-demand.

  • NAMI – Adolescent PTSD Research Study

    NAMI Maryland is seeking parents and guardians who are caring for a child who has been diagnosed with PTSD for a research study.

  • Minority Veterans Benefits Virtual Town Hall

    An opportunity to have your questions asked and answered on benefits and services by a dynamic lineup of speakers from the VA. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 p.m. (EST). Registration is required.

  • Veterans and Spouses receive priority for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

    Eligible veterans and their spouses will receive priority for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services, provided through the SkillSource Group, Inc. and its multiple partners. Local veterans can receive individualized career counseling, including training, job search assistance and small business development. Services are designed to help build the skills employers are looking for.

  • Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse

    Many treatment plans for psychological and physical wounds alike include the use of prescription medications. Certain types, such as those to treat pain or anxiety, have the potential to cause dependence. This article by Real Warriors explores the rise of prescription drug misuse in the military and how to prevent it.

  • Check Out Armed Services Arts Partnership Spring Classes for Veterans!

    Applications now being accepted for ASAP’s Stand Up Comedy, Improve and Storytelling projects.

  • Webinar – Outreach Strategies: Veteran Treatment Courts

    The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Outreach Strategies: Veteran Treatment Courts and Employment Services” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Registration is required.

  • Alcohol Misuse: Early Signs and Symptoms

    Alcohol is commonly used by service members and civilians alike. It is sometimes used as a social activity with your buddies or a way to cope with stress. Either way, alcohol use can sometimes become harmful without realizing it. This article from Real Warriors looks at the signs of alcohol misuse and “How Much Is Too Much”?

  • Dog Tag Bakery Fellowship Program

    The Dog Tag Inc. Fellowship works in partnership with Georgetown University to deliver a professional development program designed to prepare military veterans with service connected disabilities, spouses and caregivers to find success as they transition into the civilian workforce. This five month program will assist in translating military experience to workplace skills and provide tools to prepare for interviews and apply for jobs. They are accepting applications now for their Summer 2017 class. Application deadline: April 19, 2017