• 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

WI Warrior Summit - Madison 2013

Thank you to everyone who attend the Summit held in Madison in November 2013 and helped make this a great event! See pictures from the event at the bottom of the page.

The next Summit will be held in Green Bay in October 2014. Click here for information on that event >>


Madison 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 >>

Click here for information about Sponsorship Opportunites and Exhibit Tables >>



•   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