Education

  • Mental Health First Aid: Military and Veterans – May 1

    Serving Together, a program of EveryMind will be hosting an 8 hour Adult Mental Health First Aid training program with a focus on assisting military service members, veterans and their families on Monday, May 1, 2017 from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm at American Red Cross Regional Headquarters (8550 Arlington Blvd. Fairfax, VA 22031). The workshop is FREE for military, veterans, their families and those who work or support them. Lunch and refreshments will be provided for attendees. To register, contact Christy Kenady at ckenady@every-mind.org or call 703-288-5355.

  • Employment Services for Aging Veterans Webinar April 13th

    The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting a webinar “Special Population Series: Employment Services for Aging Veterans” on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm ET. The webinar is free of charge but registration is required.

  • Western Maryland Conference on Veterans May 18th

    Join Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans for a look at the most recent information about how to provide care and access to behavioral health services for veterans in the community. Free admission. CEU’s provided. Registration required.

  • Red Cross Touch a Truck & Open House Event April 22nd

    Bring the whole family and see all of the Red Cross Emergency Vehicles, fire engines, Fairfax County Bomb Squad, Dive Team, Marine Patrol, K-9 vehicles, and more. Take a tour of our Disaster Operations Center and enjoy games, food and fun and more.

  • Military Service: A Woman’s Perspective – April 5th

    This course will present first-hand information on the experiences of women who have served in the military from the Vietnam Era to the Global War on Terror. Registration is required.

  • 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.