PLI Training: Advocating for Veterans – The Basics

Nov 14, 2018 9:00 am
Online and In-Person (San Francisco)

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency

Swords to Plowshares’ Legal Team provides free training for VA-accredited attorneys on veterans’ benefits law and military discharge upgrades. The first three hours of the training qualifies for VA-accreditation continuing legal education (CLE) purposes. Pre-register for our next training taking place on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

This training is available online and in-person and will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities
  • VA Service Connected Disability Compensation
  • Special Disabilities, Interaction between VA Benefits and Other Public Benefits
  • Veteran Cultural Competency: Combat to Community; Demographics, Cultural Characteristics, Myths and Stereotypes about Veterans; Legal Interviewing Tips
  • Military Discharge Upgrade and Review

For more information and registration, please visit the PLI website: