University of Southern Indiana

2019 Military and First Responders Mental Health Summit and Resource Fair

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - Performance Center, University of Southern Indiana

Through an increased collaboration of mental health professional and providers in our community, the Military and First Responders Mental Health Summit is to enhance the mental health and well-being of our service members, first responders and their family members. 

OUR GOAL: To engage in active dialogue on how we as a community can address the mental healthcare needs of those who serve our community and nation.

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RESOURCE FAIR VENDOR REGISTRATION

(Separate Registration from the Summit)

Save this date on your calendar so you can be a part of the new program.

Open to All Mental Health Professionals and Providers!  Come see the new format

  • Peer-to-peer presentations by mental health professionals like you
  • Special guest speakers who are experts in their fields
  • Continuing education hours
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • FREE Resource Fair (Separate Registration)

Proposed Agenda for Military and First Responders Mental Health Summit (4/12/2019)

Time Content Speaker
7:30-8:45a.m. Breakfast / Resource Fair
8:45-9:00a.m. Welcome / National Anthem
9:00-10:00a.m. Help for Heroes Dr. Sarah Parsons
10:00-10:15a.m. Break
10:15-11:00a.m. Complex Trauma: Treatment Implications for Active Duty Service Members, Veterans and First Responders Bonnie Rinn
11:00-11:30a.m. PTSD: A Soldier's Story Kevin Zimmermann
11:30-12:15p.m. Lunch
12:15-1:00p.m. Self-Care and Impact of Secondary Trauma Jason Murrey
1:00-2:00p.m. Coping with Loss as a Clinician Elizabeth Arnold, LCSW
2:00-2:15p.m. Break
2:15-3:00p.m. Vicarious Trauma & Resiliency Dr. Melissa Jones, HSPP
3:00-4:00p.m. Whole Health/Mindfulness (tentative) Marion VA

VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 LOCAL SPONSORS: (Click Logo for More Information)

Brentwood Springs

Deaconess Cross Pointe

Our event this year will be in the Performance Center in our University Center-east building.  Signs will be posted on campus to re-direct anyone who wants to attend this year's VA Mental Health Summit.

USI Performance Center

The USI Performance Center has been completed adjacent to the expanded University Center. A project long-awaited by the University of Southern Indiana, crews broke ground on the Performance Center in 2012. The new facility opened in the spring of 2015.

Parking is available in Lot C with entrances to the lower level of the Performance Center.  Handicapped spaces are available in Lot C. 

Online registration available by clicking the link above. 

In support of improving patient care, University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

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