5th Annual Veterans Mental Health Summit

Sep 7, 2017 8:30 am
War Memorial Veterans Building: 401 Van Ness Avenue, 2nd floor

Community Access to Care:

The purpose for the Veterans Mental Health Summit is to bring together organizations that serve veterans, with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services, particularly suicide prevention services, for veterans and their family members residing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

September 7th, 2017
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Avenue, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Hosted by: San Francisco VA Health Care System and Swords to Plowshares with the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services and the American Legion Post 505

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  • ​A Vision for the Future: Access to Care and Aging Veterans
  • Community Care
  • Access to Care In A Changing Landscape: Choice and Eligibility

Breakout Sessions

Focusing on access to integrated care and suicide prevention among these groups:

  • Women Veterans
  • Aging Veterans
  • LGBTQ Veterans

Continuing Education Credits (6) are available for LMFT, LPCC, LEP, LCSW, and CAADE professionals licensed in California.

Swords to Plowshares (License No. 129138) certifies that this course meets the qualifications for six (6) hours of continuing education credits for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Lunch and breaks are not included as part of the continuing education credits. A program will be distributed at the beginning of the day a detailed agenda. Certificates will be distributed at the end of the day.

Swords to Plowshares is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for the Veterans Mental Health Summit. Swords to Plowshares maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CAADE License no. CP10 728 C 0919
Swords to Plowshares will provide accommodations as requested and as mandated by the ADA as part of the registration process. Be sure to be specific as to individual needs. Please contact [email protected] with name of the event, your name, contact information and needs.

Any grievances may be addressed to [email protected] with name of event, your name, contact information and reason for grievance. A response will be provided within five (5) business days.

Organizations which provide care for veterans and their families are invited to present brief descriptions of services during the Community Care Plenary. To present, please provide organizational in this survey.

This event is sponsored by American Legion Cesar Chavez Post 505, SFVAHCS and Swords to Plowshares.