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Conference, “When the War Comes Home: Soldiers and Civilians in Crisis” 4/3

March 26, 2010 | Conferences

Citizen Soldier and the Trauma Studies Center of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy Present A NATIONAL CONFERENCE

When the War Comes Home: Soldiers and Civilians in Crisis
Saturday, April 3, 2010, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

University Settlement
273 Bowery @ Houston St., New York City
(Subways: Broadway-Lafayette, Bleecker
and Prince St. stations)

Registration: $15
(no one will be turned away)
Advance reservation:
www.citizen-soldier.org

Click on “Donate”

S C H E D U L E
WELCOME: Tod Ensign, Esq., Director, Citizen Soldier
OPENING EXERCISE for each Breakout Group
(membership for each group assigned randomly)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
John Waltz, Iraq and Afghan war veteran; Congressional candidate, Louisville, KY

BREAKOUT GROUP Discussion
FIRST PANEL: Voices of Soldiers, Veterans, and War Correspondents
Conrad Cho, Iraq combat vet, student John Jay College, NYC
Paul Woodhouse, Marine vet. President, John Jay Veterans Club, NYC
Anu Bhagwati, former Captain, Marine Corps, Servicewomen’s Action Network, NYC
Navy Commander Mark Russell, (Retired) Ph.D., Antioch University, Seattle, WA
Aaron Glantz, author, two books on issues facing Iraq/Afghan veterans,
two years as war correspondent in Iraq, San Francisco, CA

BREAKOUT GROUP Discussion

LUNCH (30 minutes, bring your own and/or sandwiches for sale)

SECOND PANEL: Understanding the Psychological Needs of Soldiers/Veterans
Dr. Peter Maves, Ph.D., Understanding Acute Stress Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,
and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Boulder, CO
Dr. James Munroe, Ph.D., V.A. Health Care System, Outpatient Clinical & Psychological Services, Boston MA,
the overall needs of veterans and the services that will facilitate their return to civilian life
Dr. David Ogren, Ph.D., treatment approaches for soldiers/veterans, Houston, TX
Ms. Lorraine Beaulieu, LCSW, the ambiguous losses suffered by
returning veterans and their family members, NYC

BREAKOUT GROUP: Discussion of what’s been said
and recommendations for future actions
to advocate for Veterans’ Needs.

CLOSING REMARKS: Led by Larry Winters, therapist, author, poet,
and Vietnam vet, New Paltz, N Y

Our goal is to educate the participants about the challenges facing the men and women who at great cost to themselves served our country