• Army One Source
  • Dane County Aging & Disability Resource Center
  • Dane County Veteran Service Office
  • Disability Rights Wisconsin
  • Dryhootch
  • Healing Warrior Hearts
  • Mental Health America of Wisconsin
  • Madison Vet Center
  • RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)
  • William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
  • NAMI Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Health Services
  • Wisconsin National Guard

Wisconsin Warrior Summit

Thank you to everyone who attend the Summit and helped make this a great event! See pictures from the event at the bottom of the page.

Summit PowerPoint Presentations:

Keynote, Dr. John Mundt: Understanding Deployment & Homecoming

Family Life, Military Style

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): An Overview

Challenges to Treatment of Combat PTSD

Understanding PTSD in War Veterans

Assistance & Support Services for Family Caregivers

ADRC in Dane County: Connecting People With the Assistance They Need

Campus Programs for Veterans


Dates/Time:  November 13 & 14, 2013
Location:      Bishop O'Connor Center - 702 S. High Point Rd., Madison WI

Keynote and Breakout Session descriptions >>        Download Summit brochure >>

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•   Wednesday Keynote: John Mundt, PhD
    Understanding Deployment & Homecoming: What Civilians May Not Know & What Veterans May Not Say

•   Veterans panel: Veterans, The Arts, and Healing

•   Thursday Keynote: Nicole McCoy, Military Sexual Trauma

•   Special focus on service animals Wed. evening. Keynote Speaker Luis Montalvan and presentations from local organizations.

•   Breakout sessions for veterans, their family members and clinicians. Topics include:

    • Special Circumstances in the Treatment of Veterans (C)
    • Family Life, Military Style (F)
    • Agencies Advocating on Behalf of Vets (V, F, A)
    • Legal Resources for Veterans (V, F, A)
    • Animal Therapy
    • Women's Programs (V, F)
    • Suicide Prevention Among Veterans & Service Members (V, C)
    • Understanding PTSD: for Vets and Family Members (F)
    • Recovery: Helping Veterans with Substance Use Problems (V, C)
    • After the War Zone: How We Heal (V, F)
    • Homeless Veterans (V, A)
    • Military Culture for Clinicians: Do's and Don'ts of Serving Vets (C)
    • Veterans Helping Veterans (V, F, C, A)
    • PTSD for Clinicians (C)
    • Caregivers (F)
    • Campus Programs for Vets (V)
    • Financial Literacy (V)
    • Military Sexual Trauma (V, F, C, A)

(Target Audience: V= Vets, F= Family members, C= Clnicians, A= Advocates/human or social services)

•   Resource Fair

•   Art Exhibit

•   Demonstrations of complementary therapies including Tai Chi, Acupuncture and Trauma Release Exercise (TRE)

•   CEUs available for Social Workers and Counselors 

Pictures from the Summit