Webinar: Veterans & Bad Paper Discharges

Mar 13, 2015 11:00 am

This webinar will cover veterans who receive a less than honorable discharge from the military, commonly referred to as “bad paper”, and methods to overcome subsequent barriers to VA healthcare and benefits. It will also focus on the emotional, psychological and financial stresses which may arise from unjust bad discharge status.

Please join us for our webinar “Veterans and Bad Paper Discharges.

Topics covered:

  • Mental health issues related to less than honorable discharges
  • The military discharge process
  • Bad paper barring veterans from receiving benefits
  • Discharges related to military sexual trauma (MST) and access to VA benefits
  • Resources for behavioral health providers working with veterans with bad paper.

Friday, March 13, 2015 from 11am – 12:30 pm PST

Click here to register for the webinar


Amy Fairweather, Institute for Veteran Policy Director
Amy directs Swords to Plowshares Institute of Veteran Policy (IVP) which conducts public policy research regarding veterans’ health, access to benefits and socioeconomic well-being. She has worked in the field of public health policy; in particular, with/and for trauma survivors, since 1999. She received her undergraduate degree from Mills College and her Juris Doctor from the Hastings College of the Law. Amy is a member of State Bar of California
Bradford Adams, Staff Attorney/Legal Services Manager 
Bradford has previously worked with the Center for Justice and Accountability, Harvard University, and The Human Rights Education Institute for Burma. He served in the U.S. Army as a Civil Affairs Officer in Afghanistan in 2002 through 2003. Brad attended Harvard Law School for his Doctor of Law (JD) after earning his BA in International Relations and Affairs at John Hopkins University.
Continuing Education Credit
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