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You are invited to join us for Arizona’s first
virtual Statewide Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Summit!

Explore psychological education for PTSD, how collaborative work can reduce the stigma associated with seeking treatment for PTSD and resources that are available to help service members, veterans, family members and caregivers with PTSD. 

The Opening General Session includes remarks from VA leadership, the Arizona Coalition for Military Families and a Special Guest presentation by a local veteran and his experience seeking support and treatment and how recovery has impacted his quality of life.

See below for information regarding the Event, Agenda and Breakout Sessions!

Click here to join the General Session!
(Opening or Closing — it’s the same link!)

8:45 – 9:00 | Signing In and Getting Settled
9:00 – 9:50 | General Session 1: Welcome, Leadership Remarks and A Veteran’s Journey
9:50 – 10:00 | Break and Transition to Breakout Sessions
10:00 – 10:50 | Breakout Sessions (see below to choose and join!)
10:50 – 11:00 | Transition to General Session for Closing
11:00 – 12:00 |
General Session 2: Q&A Panel by the PTSD Clinical Team Program Managers

10:00 – 10:50 AM | Please choose one!

PTSD: What Veterans & Family Members Need to Know
Speaker: Mark Godwin, LCSW

I Love You, Now Leave Me Alone: Impact of Trauma on Intimacy
Speaker: Dylan Richard, MA

Sometimes I Have Stormy Days: Explaining PTSD to Children
Speakers: Dr. Jessica Wertz

Silver Linings: Growth Following Trauma
Speakers: Dr. John Charleson

Traumatic Brain Injury in the Veteran Population
Speakers: Dr. Mary Bushnell

Moral Injury: The Incalculable Aftermath of Trauma
Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Sigler


Questions? Email connect@arizonacoalition.org

Need connection to resources and support?
Contact the Be Connected support line at 1-866-4AZ-VETS (429-8387)
or visit the Be Connected website at https://beconnectedaz.org.
Available to all service members, veterans, family members and helpers.